Digital copy of Memorandum from [Haut de la Garenne] Superintendent [Jim] Thomson to Children's Officer C A Smith, for the attention of [Child Care Officer] [David] Castledine. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 147. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 147's witness statements and transcripts of Witness 147's interviews with States of Jersey Police see C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/10.

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August 30th 1977 - August 30th 1977

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Refers to a male Haut de la Garenne resident making sexual advances towards younger male residents, mentioning instance of sexual assualt concerning a resident who had just been admitted to Haut de la Garenne. Details removal of the male resident from the group dormitory, and placement in detention during sleeping hours. Expresses concerns for male residents at Haut de la Garenne due to the male resident's behaviour. Agress with view of [Anton] Skinner regarding the male resident's transfer to the Boys Hostel. Refers to [parents] of the newly admitted child assaulted by the male resident.


Haut de la Garenne
Skinner, Anton
Castledine, David
Thomson, Jim
Children's Services


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