Comments

Digital copy of Exhibit 1: Children's Services client file of Witness 236. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to Witness 236's witness statement to the Inquiry dated [11 December 2014] [C/D/AW1/B3/19/WS000275].

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Reference

C/D/AW1/A1/18/WD002036/1

Date

1948 - July 28th 1963

Scope and Content

Case History of Witness 236. Gives details about Witness 236 including: name, date of birth, religion, baptism details mentioning St Thomas' [Church], reason given for care citing misbehaviour at Sacré Coeur, and schooling history mentioning attendance at St Helier Boys' School. Includes personal details of the child's mother and father, mentioning father's admission to St Saviour's Hospital, and information about siblings. Lists dates of care placements, mentioning Sacré Coeur and Haut de la Garenne. Parental consent forms for medical treatment upon Witness 236's admission to Haut de la Garenne, signed by Children's Officer [P L Thornton] on 22 February 1963. School reports from St Helier Boys' School. Includes a monthly report card for Witness 236 dated May 1963 and school report for the autumn term of 1962. Letter from Children's Officer [P L Thornton] to J Sherry, Secretary at St Helier Assistance Board dated 8 July 1963. Relates to the boarding-out of Witness 236. Medical records of Witness 236. Gives details about developmental history, previous medical history, family history, prophylaxis before and after admission, condition on admission, general medical inspection and clinical notes. Notes provide a record of illnesses, referrals and treatments dated 1951 - 8 July 1963. Weight and height records for 28 August and 22 December 1962. Also includes correspondence from A S Darling, Medical Officer of Health, to Witness 236's parent dated 28 July 1963 confirming administration of booster vaccination against diphtheria. Forms and correspondence relating to Witness 50's discharge from care dated 1963. Provides information about action taken with respect to Witness 236's discharge, listing medical examinations, registration procedures completed, and placement in a foster home. Includes clothing list for Witness 236 upon discharge from Haut de la Garenne. Notes about Witness 236 by [Colin Tilbrook], Superintendent at Haut de la Garenne dated 5 March 1963, 18 February 1963 and 13 December 1962. Gives details of contact between Witness 236 and his father whilst in residence at Sacré Coeur, father's admission to St Saviour's [Hospital], godfather, attendance at St Thomas' Youth Club, and boarding-out placement. Includes undated entry relating to comments of staff at St Helier Boys' School regarding students who were residents of Haut de la Garenne, including Witness 236. Entries and reports about Witness 236 whilst in residence at Haut de la Garenne. Includes: entries by Child Care Officer C A Smith dated 10 December 1962, 22 November 1962 and 13 October 1962; Report of a meeting held at Haut de la Garenne on 27 November 1962 including P L Thornton and C Smith; notes concerning Witness 236's behaviour [undated]; Letter from D J Waterman, Secretary [at Haut de la Garenne], to Thornton dated 8 November 1962; Memorandum from [Colin Tilbrook] Superintendent at Haut de la Garenne to the Children's Office dated 12 December 1962; Notes by Tilbrook dated 3 October 1962 and 16 September 1962. Forms, correspondence and entries relating to Witness 236's admission to Haut de la Garenne on 28 August 1962, dated 24 - 28 August 1962. Provides information about action taken with respect to Witness 236's admission, listing medical examinations, registration procedures completed, and admission to the Seniors group. Includes correspondence from Thornton to Witness 236's mother and Dr [J W] Wishart at St Saviour's Hospital [for the attention of Witness 236's father] dated 4 September 1962 informing them both individually of their son's admission to Haut de la Garenne. Includes clothing list for Witness 236 upon admission to Haut de la Garenne. Also includes form of application for the admission of a child to the care of the Education Committee dated 25 August 1962.

Names

Darling, Averell Shillington
Hubbard, M
Sherry, J
Smith, C A
Thornton, P L
Tilbrook, Colin
Waterman, D J
Wishart, J W, Dr
Children's Office
Children's Services
Education Committee
Haut de la Garenne
Health and Social Services
Lacey Advocates
Public Health Services
Sacré Coeur Orphanage
St Helier Assistance Board
St Helier Boys' School
St Saviour's Hospital
St Thomas' Church
St Thomas' Youth Club

Keywords

Colomberie Close | Haut de la Garenne | St Saviour | Town Hall | admissions | boarding-out | Child Care Officers | childcare | Children | children's homes | Children's Officers | children's services | Churches | Christmas | Clothing | departments | documents | Education | fathers | forms | foster homes | fostering | Hospitals | medical reports | memoranda | mental health | mothers | orphanages | parents | Police | reports | school reports | Schools | secretaries | siblings | Superintendents | teachers | transfers | vaccinations | visits | witnesses | youth clubs

Dimensions

1 pdf file

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

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Closed until

2100

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