Comments

Digital copy of report on Case Conference held at Westaway Crèche concerning Witness 120 and her sister. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 120. [Some details redacted]. For the transcripts of Witness 120's tape recorded interviews with Police dated 16 February 2008, see C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/3/WS000186 and C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/3/WS000187.

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Reference

C/D/AW1/A3/6/1/4/WD001325

Date

February 2nd 1964 - February 2nd 1964

Scope and Content

Lists [Children's Officer] Patricia Thornton and [Child Care Officer] [Lois] Bygrave amongst those present. Details home and family circumstances of Witness 120 and her sister, mentioning parents' drinking. Refers to [Witness 120's mother's] previous marraige and children, resident at Nicholson Park Family Group Home. Refers to Witness 120's sister's initial admission into care dated 8 June 1960 following [mother's] imprisonment for drunkneness. Details [father's] later imprisonment for theft and violence. Refers to [Witness 120's mother's] pregnancy with Witness 120, mentioning suspected venereal infection of [Witness 120's mother], and treatment required, as reason for Witness 120 being placed at Westaway Crèche after being born at the Maternity Hosptial. Refers to Magistrate Court case brought by Centenier Aubin dated 9 November 1962, and [mother's return] to prison following a breach of the peace. Relates to [mother's] situation since leaving prison. Details Witness 120 and her sister's health and progress, mentioning immunisations, measles, chicken pox, and mumps. Recommends consulting [mother] regarding her children's baptisms, and exploring possibility of children returning to [mother's] care during weekends.

Names

Children's Services
Westaway Crèche
Maternity Hospital
Bygrave, Lois
Thornton, Patricia

Keywords

Westaway Creche | Maternity Hospital | admissions | alcohol | alcoholism | children's services | children's homes | Child Care Officers | Children's Officers | Children | christenings | child protection | centeniers | case conferences | cases | courts | childcare | chicken pox | Drinking | divorce | fathers | Housing | Hospitals | investigations | inquiries | measles | mothers | mumps | parents | prisons | roman catholicism | rents | reports | siblings | Sisters | theft | vaccinations | visits | violence | venereal disease | witnesses

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1 pdf file

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

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Closed until

2100

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