Mrs Johnstone is a single mother of 7 kids, in the working class and has another 2 babies due.
Mrs Lyons' conviction
I will tell social services, you won't have any of your children then !
Mrs Johnstone is a maid at Mrs Lyons' house and she is caught being sad by Mrs Lyons, she confesses not being able to care for twins.
He looks like a Micheal!
I'll name him Edward.
Mrs Lyons has an idea that Mrs Johnstone give one away to Mrs Lyons as she wants a baby but can't have one. This is also a perfect idea for Mrs Johnstone to not end up giving all of her kids up for care.
Telling the children
Where is the other baby?
Mrs Lyons deeply explains that she will ring social services if the deal shall not be made. She swears the secrecy of the deal on the bible.
Mrs Johnstone gives birth and agrees to give a child away to Mrs Lyons.
Mrs Johnstone feels upset that she has to lie to her children and cause herself and them sadness but she knows it's for the best.