Digital copy of Witness 139's Application Form and Supporting Documentation to the Historic Abuse Redress Scheme as supplied by Lacey Advocates. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 139's witness statements to the States of Jersey Police dated 25 November 2007 and 31 January 2009 respectively, see C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/9/WS000190 and C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/9/WS000192, and C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/8/WS000191.

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June 12th 2012 - July 5th 2012

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Application Form Personal details: Includes Witness 139's year of birth. Claimant's representative: Names Lavelle Coleman Solicitors as Witness 139's legal representative. Details of care: Refers to placement at Haut de la Garenne between 1962 and 1978. Refers to placement in Haut de la Garenne [with younger siblings] under a court order. Abuse alleged to have taken place: Gives details of abuse between 1962 and 1978, referring to sexual abuse by Mr [Colin] Tilbrook [Superintendent at Haut de la Garenne], also naming Mr [Gordon] Wateridge and Morag Kidd as perpetrators of abuse. Comments on lack of witnesses to abuse. Complaints of abuse: Notes lack of complaints, commenting on personalities of staff at Aviemore. Criminal proceedings: Confirms to have provided statements to the States of Jersey Police dated 25 November 2007 [C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/9/WS000190 and C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/9/WS000192], January 2008 and 2011.Refers to Appendix 3 in respect of knowledge of any criminal proceedings against alleged abusers. Declaration of truthfulness: Signed on 18 June 2012 in the presence of Laura Corrigan, Solicitor. Supporting Documentation to the Application Form: Authority for access to Medical Practitioner Records dated 5 July 2012. Names Dr Kelett (General Practitioner), Dr Shelly Le Main (Psychologist), Dr McIntyre (Psychiatrist) and Dr Stuart Jones (General Practitioner) as past and present medical practitioners. Appendix One: Details of care. Provides a list of names of children in care who were friends or associates of Witness 139 when in care [all names redacted]. Appendix Two: Abuse alleged to have taken place. Gives details of abuse suffered whilst living at Haut de la Garenne. Includes details of sexual abuse by two women, physical abuse by Morag Kidd and sexual abuse by a male member of staff. Recalls mother reporting abuse to Mr Tillbrook [Colin Tilbrook, Superintendent] and her receiving threat that she would not be able to see her children if she were to make a complaint to the Police. Refers to letter sent by mother to a Senator and to the Police about abuse that Witness 139 suffered, an subsequent inaction. Recalls physical abuse by a male member of staff and neglect by staff in respect of Witness 139's menstruation. Gives details of sexual abuse by Tilbrook in an arched room at the back of [Haut de la Garenne] and in his flat. Refers to another individual complicit in sexual abuse committed by Tilbrook. Details of physical abuse by two members of staff and emotional abuse by Morag Kidd. Recalls being forced to stand in a hallway for hours whilst in residence at Haut de la Garenne and sexual abuse by a group of adults, commenting on impact with respect to tiredness at school. Gives details of sexual abuse by a group of eight male residents at Haut de la Garenne whilst camping at Les Quennevais Park, including an allegation about one individual regarding him sexually abusing boys as an adult. Includes description of impact of abuse, mentioning overdoses at the ages of 14 and 21, and having taken five overdoses [since the revelations about historic child abuse at Haut de la Garenne]. Mentions physical symptoms of abuse, including bruising, bleeding and cuts. Refers to children committing suicide whilst in residence at Haut de la Garenne, citing sexual abuse. Refers to witnessing sexual abuse of other children. Comments on psychological impact of abuse in respect of inability to form relationships and have a family of their own in later life and inability to watch sexual activity on the television. Also refers to physical impact of abuse, mentioning medical treatment on long-term physical symptoms, noting referral to St Mark's Hospital by Dr King. Commrents of abusive and violent relationships. Includes recollections of the property at Dunluce at Haut de la Garenne, mentioning four wash basins and dormitories, commenting on sexual abuse of girls by boys and men therein. Reflects on time in care, mentioning alcoholism of mother, lack of care shown by staff and long-term impact of abuse. Recalls leaving Haut de la Garenne aged 16, spending two weeks at La Préférence before leaving to live with mother. Appendix Three: Criminal proceedings. Refers to prosecution of Morag Kidd in 2010 in the Royal Court and sentencing to 18 month imprisonment, and sentencing of Mr [Gordon] Wateridge in the Royal Court.


Corrigan, Laura
Jones, Stuart, Dr
Kellett, Dr
Kidd, Morag Louise
King, Dr
Le Main, Shelly
McIntyre, Dr
Tilbrook, Colin
Wateridge, Gordon Claude
Children's Services
Haut de la Garenne
Historic Abuse Redress Scheme
La Préférence Children's Centre
Lacey Advocates
Lavelle Coleman Solicitors
Mourant Ozannes
St Mark's Hospital
States of Jersey
States of Jersey Police


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