Digital copy of Memoranda between Probation Officer Barry Jordan, Child Care Officer R [Richard] Davenport and a member of staff at Blanche Pierre [Family Group Home]. [Some details redacted]. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 154. For Witness 154's statements to States of Jersey Police, see C/D/AW1/B1/20.

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December 17th 1990 - December 18th 1990

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1. Memorandum dated 17 December 1990 from Probation Officer Barry Jordan to Child Care Officer R Davenport. Refers to Witness 154, resident at Blanche Pierre Family Group Home. Encloses background material regarding Witness 154 ahead of Barry Jordan's 4 group sessions with Witness 154 starting January 1991. Refers to conflicts between Witness 154 and Blanche Pierre staff, and describes Witness 154's personality. Refers to the effects on Witness 154 of the deaths of his parents, and attempts at bereavement counselling. Refers to changes having taken place within [Blanche Pierre], noting the departure of houseparents [Jane and Alan Maguire]. Notes that Witness 154 has only committed one criminal offence. Directs Barry Jordan to speak to Witness 154's new housemother at Blanche Pierre if further information is required. 2. Memorandum dated 18 December 1990 from Child Care Officer R Davenport to a member of staff at Blanche Pierre [Family Group Home]. Refers to Witness 154's appearance at a Centenier's Enquiry at the Town Hall (mentioning the Police Court), facing charges relating to breaking and entering and stolen goods. Refers to Fort Regent, alcohol, and a fountain pen. States that the other seven co-accused were represented by their parents. States that the Enquiry was presided over by Centenier Le Brocq. Notes that all those accused pleaded guilty, and notes that Witness 154 did not apologise. States that Witness 154 is subject to a 6 month Voluntary Probation Order, mentioning group sessions to be attended on four Mondays after school during January and February 1990 [1991]. Refers to compensation to be paid by Witness 154 via his Probation Officer, the banishment of Witness 150 and others from Fort Regent, and letters of apology to be written by Witness 154 and others and passed to the Probation Service. Refers to a curfew placed on Witness 154 by the Centenier.


Blanche Pierre Family Group Home
Children's Services
Children's Department
Fort Regent
Probation and After Care Service
Police Court
Town Hall
Davenport, Richard
Jordan, Barry
Le Brocq, Centenier
Maguire, Jane
Maguire, Alan


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