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Re: The number of orphen deaths
Thanks for your replies really appreciated. I agree that there was a high mortality rate with regard to children for the reasons that you have stated. However, some children’s deaths are listed in ‘ clusters’ and died at around the same age. Did the children have to do dangerous work? Did they get ‘ loaned out’ to work?