His main quantitative source is the Poor Inquiry of the s, hardly conclusive proof of the fertility hypothesis However, it may be argued that this renewed growth is in spite of population decline rather than because of it, and economic growth in these countries would potentially be greater if they were not undergoing such demographic decline.
The comparative potency of these ideals in the studied localities is traced.
Throughout this period many expressed fears about child-birth and weariness at the constraints of breast-feeding.
When their daughter was born inthey gave her a middle name of Bradlaugh Census, A househusband; one who would keep the house together.
In the national press, advice manuals and some local newspapers mostly in Bromley in Kentnuclear family groups — containing two parents and only two children — featured increasingly frequently.
Failing reconstitution, many registers can be used at least to check on movements in fertility and mortality in the pre-Famine period.
Patrick's, Coleraine, is an important case in point.