Digital copy of Exhibit 19: Children's Section Annual Report 1961. Signed by P L Thornton, Children's Officer. [Some details redacted].

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1961 - 1961

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Refers to the appointment of C H Tilbrook as Superintendent at Haut de la Garenne, information about the Family Group Home at 46 Nicholson Park, and remarks about the first Foster Parents Get Together held in February [1961] at the Pomme d'Or [Hotel]. Provides details about the number of children in the care of the Education Committee at Haut de la Garenne and Westaway Crèche and in foster homes, lodgings and the Family Group Home, referring to boarded out children in private placements and children receiving close supervision in their own homes. Includes a statistical breakdown of reasons for admissions to and discharges from Westaway Crèche and Haut de la Garenne. Includes comments about adoption work with unmarried mothers, family supervision, and information about staff at the Children's Office in Colomberie Close, Haut de la Garenne and Westaway Crèche including staffing changes, retirements and appointments. Also includes reflections on progress during 1961 and hopes for the future going forward.


Aveson, Eileen
Burnell, R
Hacquoil, Reginald
Knight, M
Larbalestier, L
Picot, Miss
Skinner, K
Thornton, Patricia
Tilbrook, Colin
Vibert, Mrs
Church of England Children's Society
Education Committee
Education Committee (Children's Section)
Haut de la Garenne
Jersey College for Girls
Maison de la Martine
Nicholson Park Family Group Home
Pomme D'Or Hotel
Royal Court
Sacré Coeur Orphanage
St Helier Assistance Board
Westaway Crèche


Colomberie Close | Guernsey | Haut de la Garenne | London | Maison de la Martine, St Saviour | 46, Nicholson Park | acts | adoption | Approved Schools | admissions | Assistant Children's Officers | boarding-out | childcare | Constables | Children | children's homes | children's services | creches | discharges | Education | Family Group Homes | foster homes | fostering | IJCI | medical officers of health | nurseries | reports | Schools | States committees


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