Digital copy of a Case Note by the Asst. [Assistant] Children's Officer Eileen Aveson. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 347. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 347's witness statement to the States of Jersey Police dated 19 March 2008, see C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/31/WS000153.

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March 24th 1962 - March 29th 1962

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Entry dated 24 March 1962: refers to Witness 347's adoptive mother's wish that Witness 347 be admitted into care for three weeks from Easter Sunday. Refers to Witness 347's adoptive mother's recent nervous breakdown and her need for a holiday. Details circumstances in which Witness 347's adoptive parents came to adopt Witness 347 when he was months old. Refers to alternative arrangements needing to be made for Witness 347 during his adoptive mother's time away, mentioning relatives. Comments on upsetting effect of Witness 347 being cared for by strangers, or at [Westaway Creche or [Haut de la Garenne]. Entry dated 29 March 1962: refers to Witness 347's adoptive mother advising that she will not be going away, and requesting a suggestion for a daily minder for Witness 347 for three weeks beginning 1 May [1962].


Children's Services
Children's Office
Aveson, Eileen
Haut de la Garenne
Westaway Crèche


adoptive parents | Assistant Children's Officers | children's homes | Children | childcare | childminders | children's services | Correspondence | Easter | evidence | families | Holidays | mental health | witnesses


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