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Mary's is said to meet the Parish of Paddington. Here Peter found the two babes, who had fallen unnoticed from their perambulators, Phoebe aged thirteen months and Walter probably still younger, for Peter seems to have felt a delicacy about putting any age on his stone. At first Mrs. Darling did not know, but after thinking back into her childhood she just remembered a Peter Pan who was said to live with the fairies. There were odd stories about him, as that when children died he went part of the way with them, so that they should not be frightened.
However, we must take note of two things: First, these are stories Mrs. Darling heard. It's never substantiated that Peter ever actually does this. Secondly, the children referred to in this passage are never said to be the Lost Boys. You see we have no female companionship. This echoes Peter Pan In Kensington Gardens and Peter's burying of children who die after falling from their perambulators.
But this also contradicts Kensington Gardens , in which one of the children who had died after falling from her pram was a girl. The boys on the island vary, of course, in numbers, according as they get killed and so on; and when they seem to be growing up, which is against the rules, Peter thins them out; but at this time there were six of them, counting the twins as two. At the end of the story, the Lost Boys return to England with Wendy and her brothers, and all of them grow up.
Children who are already dead can't be killed, nor can they grow up.
The death of a child inspired the character of Peter Pan and while he's connected to dead children in both works, there is nothing to indicate that he himself is a dead child. While the Lost Boys may have been inspired by dead children, as characters they are most certainly not themselves dead. Common Fairy Tale Myths Debunked.