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Digital copy of a Newscutting of an article relating to the death of an individual. Undated, c. 1966. [Some details redacted].

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Reference ZC/D/AW1/C/WD004917
Date 1966
Scope and Content Relates to the discovery of an individual's body a day after his appearance with two other boys before the Police Court. Refers to Magistrate Michael Newell's initial decision not to proceed with the case against the three boys until legal representation for the boys had been secured. Comments on the individual's transfer to Haut de la Garenne, and a request by the Children's Officer [Patricia Thornton] that the individual be placed in the care of [an individual or institution]. Comments on the individual and the two other boys' appearances before the Police Court one day previously, mentioning St Saviour Centenier H C Garden's suggestion the island should have a Juvenile Court, and the Magistrate's move that the case should be heard before the Royal Court. Notes that the boys were placed on remand pending a report by Probation Officer R Morton. Details circumstances surrounding the individual's death, mentioning the individual's disappearance, the involvement of Police, and the discovery of the individual's body. Refers to the Bailiff Sir Robert Le Masurier's permission for the individual's body to be taken to the mortuary at the General Hospital pending an inquest, following a discussion with Centenier J [John] D [Dorey] Richardson of Trinity. Provides details of the individual's mother and father, mentioning mother's absence from the island.
Names Children's Services
Garden, H C
Haut de la Garenne
Jersey General Hospital
Police Court
Royal Court
Juvenile Court
Le Masurier, Sir Robert Hugh, Bailiff of Jersey 1962 - 1974
Morton, R
Newell, Michael
Richardson, John Dorey
Thornton, Patricia
Keywords articles | Bailiffs | Boys | centeniers | Children's Officers | children's homes | courts | Children | childcare | children's services | deaths | evidence | fathers | foster homes | fostering | magistrates | mothers | Newspapers | Newspaper cuttings | police courts | probation | probation officers | reports | remand centres | royal courts | witnesses
Places Haut de la Garenne, Trinity, General Hospital, St Saviour
Dimensions 1 pdf file
Language English
Level of description File
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Digital copy of a Newscutting of an article relating to the death of an individual. Undated, c. 1966. [Some details redacted].


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