Digital copy of Children's Officer's Report of Children in Care as at 31 March 1977 for a meeting to be held at the Education Department, Highlands, St Saviour on 20 April 1977. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to Witness 74's witness statement to the Inquiry dated 5 August 2014 [C/D/AW1/B3/13/WS000013].

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March 31st 1977 - March 31st 1977

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Provides statistics with respect to the number of children in care at: Haut de la Garenne; Family Group Homes; foster homes and lodgings; supervised in own homes; hopsitals; voluntary children's homes in Jersey; hostels in Jersey; foster homes and hostels in Guernsey, special boarding schools, community homes, voluntary homes and residents in the United Kingdom; and borstal. Also includes details about children received in care under Article 82 of the Children (Jersey) Law 1969, and children discharged from care. Mentions the General Hospital, La Préférence, Highlands College, Magistrates Court, Juvenile Court, Haut de la Garenne and Norcott Villa Family Group Home. Includes entry about Witness 74 mentioning his adoption on 27 May 1966. Lists dates of admission and discharge from Haut de la Garenne as 9 March 1971 and 1 October 1976. Details of contact made by biological mother on 24 March 1977 and Wtiness 74 leaving Jersey on 1 April 1977 to live with birth mother. Entry signed by Child Care Officer Richard Davenport.


Castledine, David
Chappell, Brenda
Davenport, Richard
Ferguson, Anne
Skinner, Anton
Children's Department
Children's Services
Education Committee (Children's Section)
Haut de la Garenne
Highlands College
La Préférence Children's Home
Norcott Villa Family Group Home


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