----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Nicky Smith" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Girlsown" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 9:38 PM
Subject: Re: [GO] RE: [BD] WSVS - Background / Mrs Beeton/ Correction

> Sorry - misread my source. Mrs B's mother had 4 children by her first
> marriage (Isabella was the eldest and her father died when she was
> four), then 13 by her second marriage. He second husband already had 4
> making a grand total of 21 ! No idea whether any were twins or triplets.

Hence the quote attributed to one or the other of her parents (I think her
step-father, in response to her mother) when asked what the noise was:
"Dear, that is the sound of your children and my children fighting our


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