Comments

Digital copy of a Newscutting of an article in a newspaper titled Home of Horrors. Undated, c. 2008. [Some details redacted].

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Reference

C/D/AW1/C/WD001555

Date

2008 - 2008

Scope and Content

Provides an account of an individual's experiences, giving details of sexual abuse by Colin Tilbrook. Refers to residence in a children's home and being taken home byTilbrook on weekends, referring to his job as a care home inspector. Describes being sexually abused by Tilbrook from the age of 6, mentioning rape by Tilbrook when the individual was aged 9. Recalls Tilbrook putting her on the contraceptive pill and suicide attempt at the age of 12 as a consequence of abuse suffered. Refers to Tilbrook's death in 1988 and reporting abuse to a female 6 years later. Describes contact with a journalist regarding Tilbrook's implication in abuse allegations in Jersey and the individual's surety regarding his guilt. Includes details about the commencement of the Police investigation into child abuse at Haut de la Garenne in February 2008, mentioning the discovery of cellars, evidence of a human skull, spots of blood, a concrete bath and shackles at the home and including comments by Deputy Police Chief Lenny Harper. Also includes a timeline in respect of Haut de la Garenne, mentioning its establishment in 1867 as the Jersey [Industrial] School and developments thereafter up to the police investigation in February 20087. Includes photographs of Haut de la Garenne, including of the search of the home and the exterior of the property in 1953.

Names

Harper, Lenny
Tilbrook, Colin
Haut de la Garenne
Jersey Home for Boys
Jersey Industrial School
Operation Rectangle
States of Jersey Police

Keywords

Haut de la Garenne | abuse | articles | attempted suicide | cellars | child abuse | child protection | childcare | Children | children's homes | children's services | evidence | investigations | Media | newscuttings | Newspapers | overdoses | Photographs | Police | Press | properties | rape | sexual abuse | social services | Superintendents | witnesses

Dimensions

1 pdf file

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

PDF file - please click on the link to download

Closed until

2100

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