Comments

Digital copy of Exhibit 1: Newscutting of an article by Heather Chalmers in the Jersey Evening Post titled Child forced to sleep in room with dead nun, inquiry told. [Some details redacted].

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Reference

C/D/AW1/C/WD005135/1

Date

2014 - 2014

Scope and Content

Refers to evidence provided to the Independent Jersey Care Inquiry by a former resident of Sacré Coeur in the 1950s stating that children were locked in a room overnight with a dead nun in a coffin as a punishment. Refers to comments about a strict regime ran by the nuns at Sacré Coeur, referring to incidents of children being hit with a metal spoon, and details of punishment for talking after bedtime. Includes comments about children working but never playing, clothing given to girls and the children being given different clothes during the summer. Also refers to criticism of the police investigation into child abuse in Jersey and recommendations in respect of the Inquiry and going forward. Includes a photograph of Sacré Coeur. Also includes an article by Jack Maguire about an incident involving an armed stand-off between police and a knifeman at Le Marais, and a correction regarding articles published about Logistics2Go and Parisma.

Names

Body, Peter
Chalmers, Heather
Maguire, Jack
McDonald, Rosemary
Mourant, Peter
Yuksel, Michelle
Independent Jersey Care Inquiry
Jersey Evening Post
Logistics2Go
Parisma
Press Complaints Commission
Sacré Coeur Orphanage

Keywords

Le Marais | Midvale Road | Rouge Bouillon | Sacré Coeur, Rouge Bouillon | allegations | articles | catholicism | child abuse | Children | children's homes | complaints | emotional abuse | mistreatment | nuns | newscuttings | orphanages | physical abuse | Photographs | Sisters | witnesses

Dimensions

1 pdf file

Language

English
French

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

PDF file - please click on the link to download

Closed until

2100

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