Digital copy of Report concerning the family of Witness 48. Signed by Senior Child Care Officer Jim Thomson. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 48. Includes annotations. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to Witness 48's witness statement to the Inquiry dated 27 December 2015 [C/D/AW1/B1/8/WS000406].

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November 9th 1972 - November 9th 1972

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Lists details of father, mother and children. Describes family's residence, difficulties posed by personality of the father, and mother's difficulties in looking after the children. Notes that Witness 48's mother does not neglect her children, but her circumstances and relationship with father prevent help from Children's Services alleviating her difficulties. Comments on family's poor living conditions. Notes that Witness 48's family have recieved help from organisations such as Samaritans, Rotary Club, Round Table, Variety Club, and various churches. Contains detailed report concerning a brother of Witness 48. Refers to brother's education at St Mark's School under Headmasters A B Carter and Mr Hibbs, and Janvrin School under Headmaster J H Clarke. Refers to Witness 48's brother truanting from school, his interaction with the States of Jersey Police, and both brothers' poor personal hygeine. Contains report on Witness 48's family in general, referring to poor hygiene of children, and J H Clarke's assessment for the future of Witness 48's sister. Names Health Visitor Mrs Ford, St Mark's School teacher Mr Quenault, Janvrin School teachers Mr Everson and Mr Norris, Police Constables Carpenter, Jeram and Doublet, Duty Harbour Officer D R Williams, School Attendance Officer Mr Stevens, Children's Officer Patricia Thornton, and Doctors I R Shenkin, Harthan, and Mason.


Children's Services
Education Committee
Janvrin School
Jersey General Hospital
Rotary Club
Round Table
St Mark's School
Variety Club
Carter, A B
Clarke, J H
Carpenter, Police Constable
Doublet, Police Constable
Everson, Mr
Ford, Mrs
Harthan, Dr
Hibbs, Mr
Jeram, Police Constable
Mason, Dr
Norris, C W D
Quenault, Mr
Stevens, Mr
Shenkin, I R
Thornton, Patricia
Thomson, Jim
Williams, D R


St Mark's School | Janvrin School | Children | children's services | childcare | child protection | Child Care Officers | Children's Officers | doctors | headmasters | health | hygiene | Hospitals | parents | Police | police officers | reports | school attendance officers | Schools | siblings | teachers


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