Digital copy of Exhibit JPN10: Letter from Jersey Archive to Mrs J Neil concerning children's home records at Jersey Archive. [Some details redacted].

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September 16th 2014 - September 16th 2014

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Responds to comments made by Mrs Neil in an interview on the voiceforchildren blogsite regarding the helpfulness of staff at Jersey Archive during a recent visit. Apologises if Mrs Neil felt that staff were not as helpful as they had previously been in the past. Refers to previous correspondence and meetings with Mrs Neil, mentioning looking admission records from the Girls' Home and obtaining permission to provide Mrs Neil with copies of Royal Court records concerning her father. Refers to Mrs Neil wanting to view a number of records relating to the Westaway Crèche and Home for Girls during her recent visit to the Jersey Archive, noting that staff informed her of gaps in the records held by the Jersey Archive. States that when the records were transferred to the Archive in 1995 there were alreading missing volumes in the series, stating that none of the volumes transferred at that time have been misplaced. Encloses a list of records held by the Jersey Archive from the Westaway Crèche and the Home for Girls that were transferred in 1995. Includes the item reference, title, start date, end date and status of each record listed. Refers to annual reports, accounts, admission registers, newscuttings, photographs, visitors' remarks, rules, report books and cash books.


Neil, Jean Pamela, née Parker
Haut de la Garenne
Jersey Archive
Jersey Home for Girls
Royal Court
Voice for Children (Blog)
Westaway Crèche


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