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The Walton Family Sextuplets: In Photos

by | 14th, June 2011

GRAHAM and Janet Walton had six children in one go. Hannah, Jenny, Kate, Sarah, Ruth, and Lucy are sextuplets who were born in Merseyside on 18 November 1983. They were the world’s first female surviving sextuplets. They grew up in Wallasey, Wirral. The lightest baby weighed 2lb 1oz; the heaviest weighed 3lb 8oz. Mum’s weight is not known. Says dad:

“We got a few bags of nappies and a few dresses from well-wishers initially but we had to cope on our own. We moved to a bigger house and we made money from our media appearances – we had to really as I had 12 months off work … in the first year of their life… Overall, it was hardest physically when they were toddlers and all over the place. When they were teenagers and growing up it was more of a mental strain and worrying abut them all the time… I love the noise and the buzz of a big family. We would be totally lost without them.”

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PA NEWS PHOTO 14/2/94 THE WALTON SEXTUPLETS HELPED LAUNCH A CHILDHOOD IMMUNISATION CAMPAIGN IN LIVERPOOL. FROM LEFT TO RIGHT BACK ROW: KATE, LUCY, JENNY AND RUTH. FRONT ROW: HANNAH, GRAHAM AND SARAH WITH MOTHER JANET WALTON



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