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Digital copy of a letter from the Children's Officer [P L Thornton] to Mr Sherry. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 38. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to Witness 38's witness statement to the Inquiry dated 16 January 2015 [C/D/AW1/B1/7/WS000517 and C/D/AW1/B3/7/WS000383].
December 15th 1970 - December 15th 1970
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Gives details about pregnancy of Witness 38's mother, expressing opinion of mother, doctor and Children's Department with respect to the termination of the pregnancy. Refers to Witness 38's placement for adoption and move to Haut de la Garenne. Describes consultation with medical professionals, including potential referral to a gynaecologist, mentioning Dr Reid of Cleveland Road [Surgery]. Also includes references to the Jersey law on abortion mentioning Mr Birt. Emphasises urgency of the matter in order to ensure welfare of Witness 38, his mother and her unborn child.
Cleveland Road | abortions | adoption | childcare | Children | children's homes | Children's Officers | children's services | Correspondence | employment | families | gynaecology | Letters | mothers | Pregnancy | witnesses
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