Comments

Digital copy of a report by [Probation Officer] V P James of the Jersey Probation Service concerning the adoption of Witness 74. [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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Reference

C/D/AW1/A1/10/WD002450

Date

1966 - 1966

Scope and Content

Gives details about Witness 74 and early life with his biological parents. Born in 1961 at the Maternity Hospital. Fostered in February 1962, moving briefly to Westaway Crèche. Fostered on 21 November 1963 until 10 December 1963 upon when biological mother returned to Jersey. Spent brief period under care of mother before making decision to have Witness 74 adopted. Gives details of discussion with Witness 74's biological parents with respect to medical history of both child and parents, mentioning medical report by Dr I Maine and psychological examination by Dr J P F Fogarty. Includes details about the prospective applicants for the adoption of Witness 74, referencing the couple's marriage at St Saviour's Church in 1959, birth of biological child in 1964, job and wages, and living situation. Discusses family dynamics during Witness 74 time in foster care with the family. Raises concerns regarding the suitability of the prospective adopters to adopt Witness 74, ultimately recommending to the Court that an adoption order be granted. Refers to [Children's Officer] Miss [Patricia] Thornton of the Children's Department. [For a copy of this report with different levels of redaction, see C/D/AW1/A1/10/WD000092/2].

Names

Fogarty, J P F, Dr
James, V P
Maine, Ian Howard, Dr
Thornton, Patricia
Children's Department
Children's Services
Education Committee (Children's Section)
Jersey Probation Service
Maternity Hospital
St Saviour's Church
Westaway Crèche

Keywords

adoption | child protection | Children | children's services | doctors | Education | foster parents | fostering | probation | reports | witnesses | witness statements

Dimensions

1 pdf file

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

PDF file - please click on the link to download

Closed until

2100

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