Digital copy of Case Histories relating to Witness 356. [Some details redacted]. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 356. For Witness 356's witness statement to the States of Jersey Police dated 3 April 2008, see C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/37/WS000204.

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1950 - November 25th 1970

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Gives details about Witness 356, including year of birth, religion, christening and schooling mentioning attendance at Grouville [School], St Luke's [School], Grouville [School] and St Helier Girls' [School]. Cites Witness 356's mother's inability to care for Witness 356 as reason for care. Includes details of Witness 356's addresses, mentioning admission to Westaway Crèche aged one month, residence in St Clement, admission to the Home for Girls in April 1957 and transfer to Haut de la Garenne in September 1959. Notes that Witness 356 was boarded-out in 1960 before returning to Haut de la Garenne at foster parents' request in 1961. Also refers to boarding-out placement [in a foster home] and admissions to institutions between 1965 and 1969 and admission to Elizabeth House upon return to Jersey in November 1970. Also provides an overview of Witness 356's time under the care of the States of Jersey. Refers to possible adoption of [Witness 356's siblings], boarding-out placement history and comments about Witness 356's behaviour, physical appearance, relationship history and maturity. Refers to an endowment policy for Witness 356 taken out by her foster parents. Refers also to Witness 356 attending evening classes for physical education and typing, noting her desire to have an office job despite concerns about her ability to cope. For corresponding title page that accompanies these documents, see C/D/AW1/A3/6/1/43/WD001520.


Children's Services
Elizabeth House
Grouville School
Haut de la Garenne
Jersey Home for Girls
Jersey Home for Boys and Girls
St Helier Girls' School
St Luke's School
Westaway Crèche


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