Digital copy of Case Discussion held at Haut de la Garenne concerning Witness 169 and her siblings. Signed by [Children's Officer] Patricia Thornton. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 169. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 169's witness statements to the States of Jersey Police see C/D/AW1B1/2/1/14.

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June 24th 1968 - June 24th 1968

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Lists [Children's Officer] Patricia Thornton, [Haut de la Garenne Superintendent] [Colin] Tilbrook, [Deputy Children's Officer] C A Smith, [Child Care Officer] [Jim] Thomson, [Haut de la Garenne member of staff] [Ray] Williams, [Child Care Officer] Mrs H Jackson, and [St Helier Girls School teacher] Miss E G A'Court as amongst those present. Refers to Witness 169 and her siblings' admission to Haut de la Garenne dated 6 June 1967 due to the death of their father and [mother's ?] admission to the Psychiatric Ward for treatment. Refers to previous Case Discussion on Witness 169 and her family dated 13 June 1969. Mentions [mother's ?] remarriage and assumption the children would return to live with her. Provides insight from Witness 169 regarding her mother's intention to have [her] children return to her care in September. Comments on relationship between mother and children, mentioning one of Witness 169's brother's living at the Vegetarian [Children's] Home before transferring to Haut de la Garenne. Details personality and demeanour of the children. Comments on Witness 169's lively personality. Contains report from [St Helier Girls School teacher] Miss A'Court regarding Witness 169's behaviour in class and her educational aptitude. Provides comment from [Colin] Tilbrrok regarding Witness 169's jealousy at mother's remarriage. Also contains comments from Mrs H Jackson, [teacher] Mr Anthony, and [Colin] Tilbrook regarding Witness 169's siblings. Recommends for Witness 169 and her siblings to remain at Haut de la Garenne, to eventually move the little boys home to [mother], to advertise for a foster home, to organise a holiday for some of the siblings, and to hold a further review in six months.


Children's Services
Haut de la Garenne
Jersey General Hospital
St Helier Girls School
Vegetarian Children's Home
A'Court, E G
Anthony, Mr
Jackson, H
Smith, C A
Tilbrook, Colin
Thornton, Patricia
Thomson, Jim
Williams, Ray


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