My Great Great Grandparents, Samuel and Elizabeth Mottram, parented ten children, five girls and five boys.
In birth order;
1. Mary Mottram 1876 - 1958 (my great grandmother)
2. Jack Mottram 1877 -1955
3. Margaret Mottram 1879 - 1882
4. Elizabeth Mottram 1880 -1884
5. Sam Mottram 1883 - 1918
6. Madeline Mottram 1884 - 1972
7. Fred Mottram 1887 - 1964
8. Harry Mottram 1889 - 1917
9. Eve Mottram 1891 - 1981
10. David Mottram 1894 - 1986
Diptheria when she was 3 years old. Her death was followed two years later by Elizabeth who also died from Diptheria when she was 3 years old.
Henry (known as Harry) was 28 years old when he died from wounds sustained at Polygon Woods, Belgium, during World War 1. Within 6 months, his brother Samuel, was smothered to death in a mining accident.
Mary Walker, Madeline Batty, Eve Bilton
Mary is my Great Grandmother. She was the only one of
the three sisters to have children. She was 82 years old when she died of a "Cerebral haemorrhage and senile atherosclerosis"
Madeline was 87 when she died from "Pneumonia & Chronic Renal Failure"
Eve was 89 when she died from a stroke, after suffering from senile dementia for many years.
|Unknown, Eve and Madeline Mottram|