Digital copy of Witness 205's Application Form and Supporting Documentation to the Historic Abuse Redress Scheme. [Some details redacted].

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June 29th 2012 - June 29th 2012

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Application Form Personal details: Includes Witness 205's year and place of birth. Details of care: States to have been in the full-time residential care of the States of Jersey at Brig-y-Don from 1959 to 1961 and at La Préférence from 1961 to 1972. Outlines relevant family background information, referring to mother's placement in St Saviour's Hospital in 1959, noting that her father left her mother and Jersey at this time. Notes that her sisters were also in care. Abuse alleged to have taken place: Provides details of abuse, referring to sexual abuse by [a relative of a member of staff at La Préférence] between the ages of 12 and 14, physical abuse by [staff at La Préférence] and sexual abuse by Ted Paisnel, the Beast of Jersey, against girls [at La Préférence] including Witness 205. Complaints of abuse: States to have not told anyone about abuse at the time, noting that she later told her then-husband. States that she did not tell anyone about abuse because she did not think anyone would believe her. Criminal proceedings: Confirms to have never provided a statement to the States of Jersey Police as part of the historic abuse inquiry or any police ofice in relation to the abuse at any time. States to be unaware if any persons named by her as abusers have been subject to criminal proceedings. Declaration of truthfulness: Signed in the presence of Shaida Aziz, Chartered Secretary on 29 June 2012. Supporting Documentation to the Application Form: 1. Authority for access to Medical Practitioner Records dated 29 June 2012. Names Dr Williams, Dr McBride and Dr Bashforth amongst Witness 205's past and present medical practitioners with whom she has been registered since birth.


Aziz, Shaida
Bashforth, Dr
McBride, Dr
Paisnel, Edward
Williams, Dr
Children's Services
Historic Abuse Redress Scheme
La Préférence Children's Home
Lacey Advocates
Mourant Ozannes
St Saviour's Hospital
States of Jersey
States of Jersey Police


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