Digital copy of a Note of a home visit to Witness 172's parents by Child Care Officer Charles Smith. Copy sent to Mr [Colin] Tilbrook [Superintendent, Haut de la Garenne]. [Some details redacted]. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 172.

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June 5th 1963 - June 5th 1963

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Refers to plans for a discussion about Witness 172's future, noting desire of his parents for Witness 172 to be at home with them whilst acknowledging improvement in Witness 172 since his admission to Haut de la Garenne. Notes no behavioural difficulties or bedwetting during Witness 172's weekends at home. Includes comments about a misunderstanding between [Witness 172's stepfather] and Mr [Colin] Tilbrook [Superintendent, Haut de la Garenne] regarding a recent visit to see Witness 172 at Haut de la Garenne. Discusses what Witness 172's reaction will be upon seeing his sister upon her arrival in Jersey on 28 July 1963, noting encouragement made for Witness 172 to see his sister as much as possible. Finishes with opinion that Witness 172 should remain at Haut de la Garenne, citing working hours of his [stepfather] and feelings of Witness 172's parents in respect of such an arrangement.


Smith, Charles
Tilbrook, Colin
Children's Services
Haut de la Garenne


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