Digital copy of a Form of application for admission of a child to the care of the Education Committee in respect of Witness 74. Signed by M F Smart, Child Care Officer and P L Thornton, Children's Officer. [Some details redacted]. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 74. 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 9th 1971 - March 9th 1971

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Gives details about Witness 74 including name, date of birth, place of birth, home address, religion and baptism. Cites disturbed behaviour, stealing, wandering and mother's health as reason for admission. Gives details of Witness 74's previous reception into care at Westaway Crèche in 1962. Includes details about mother and father including names, ages, addresses, places of birth, occupations and marriage at St Saviour's Church in 1959. Also includes full names and dates of birth of other children in family. Description of schooling history, mentioning attendance at St Mark's School and Val Plaisant Infants School. Provides medical details including vaccination history, details of serious illnesses citing measles and German measles, and naming Dr Gilmour of 5 Grosvenor Street as the family doctor. Also gives details about Witness 74's adoption in 1966.


Gilmour, Dr
Smart, Mary Frances
Thornton, P L
Children's Services
Education Committee
Royal Court
St Mark's School
St Saviour's School
Val Plaisant Infants School
Westaway Crèche


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