Comments

Digital copy of Exhibit 2: Appreciation written by P L T [Patricia Thornton, Children's Officer] relating to a female member of staff at La Préférence. Undated, c. 1989. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to Witness 212's witness statement to the Inquiry dated 12 February 2015 [C/D/AW1/B3/18/WS000471].

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Reference

C/D/AW1/A1/17/WD004284/2

Date

1989 - 1989

Scope and Content

Gives details of death of the woman aged 88. Includes history of La Préférence Vegetarian Children's Home, mentioning foundation and key developments such as registration as a voluntary home by Education Committee. Includes [Thornton's] recollections of the woman with respect to her aptitude with working with children, and her role in pioneering the family group approach to childcare in the island. Refers to woman's retirement in 1971 and later life. Gives details of financial support provided to La Préférence by the Lions Club of Jersey from 1964.

Names

Thornton, Patricia
Education Committee
La Préférence Children's Home
La Préférence Vegetarian Children's Home
Lions Club of Jersey
The Vegetarian Charity

Keywords

St Martin | Charities | Children | childcare | children's homes | Children's Officers | Education | evidence | Funding | residential care | obituaries | Schools | social workers | societies | vegetarianism | voluntary homes | witness statements | witnesses

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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