Digital copy of Documents relating to Malcolm Carver concerning his adoption and residence at the Jersey Home for Boys. [Some details redacted].

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January 10th 1951 - September 6th 1990

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• Invoice from [Advocate] Baal to Advocate R E B Voisin concerning work carried out in the adoption of Malcolm Allen Le Masurier by Mr and Mrs H C Carver. Provides details of work undertaken between 10 January 1951 and 18 July 1951 and cost of each action undertaken. Work listed includes taking instructions for the adoption, correspondence with the Education Committee and the Constable of St Helier, drafting applications and letters of consent, postage, Court attendance and obtaining a copy of birth certificate. Includes a record of receipt of the amount of £22 17s 4d on 19 November 1951. • Adoption Order in respect of an infant named Malcolm Allen Carver, formerly Malcolm Allen Le Masurier, dated 2 July 1951. Signed by D W Bisson, Deputy Judicial Greffier. Refers to an application by Harold Chevalier Carver, a postman, and Phyllis Emily Le Masurier to adopt Malcolm Allen, resident at the Jersey Home for Boys and son of the female applicant. Orders that the applicants be authorised to adopt the infant, noting consent obtained from the Public Instruction Committee and the Constable of St Helier. Directs that the Superintendent Registrar make an entry in the Adopted Children Register in respect of Malcolm Allen Le Masurier and that the entry in the Register of Births recording Malcolm's birth in 1936 be marked with the word adopted. • Entry in the Adopted Children Register relating to Malcolm Carver. Names Harold Chevalier Carver, a postman, and Phyllis Emily Le Masurier as Malcolm Carver's adoptive parents. Includes Malcolm's year of birth and includes date of adoption order. • Form signed by F H Carter, Headteacher, St Saviour's School concerning Malcolm Allen Le Masurier. Confirms that Malcolm Allen Le Masurier attended St Saviour's School from 22 November 1943 to 15 May 1944, whereafter he went to [Jersey] Home for Boys. • Letter dated 6 September 1990 from Mr D G Wherry, Child Care Officer to Mr Carver. Confirms records of Mr Carver's residence at Haut de la Garenne, stating that records show that he was first placed there on 15 May 1944 and subsequently discharged on 7 December 1944, returning to live there on 1 February 1946 and discharged having left school on 22 December 1951.


Baal, Mr
Billot, Jurat
Bisson, D W
Carter, F H
Carver, Harold Chevalier
Carver, Malcolm Allen
Carver, Phyllis Emily, née Le Masurier
Rodhouse, John
Skinner, Anton
Voisin, R E B
Wherry, Danny
Children's Service
Constable of St Helier
Education Committee
Education Department
Haut de la Garenne
Jersey Home for Boys
Royal Court
St Saviour's School
States of Jersey


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