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5.15 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, High grade mental defective, Physical illness or invalidism, February 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/5

Scope and Contents

This girl was in service and had an illegitimate child two years ago. Nurse advised her mother to keep her at home under supervision, but she has just had another illegitimate child. Nurse thinks she is soft and getting worse. Father a ploughman. Mother about 50, a nice woman, has to go out to work now. Clean home. 3 rooms for 6. They all have receding chins. No PA.

Relatives in survey: Brother 5.16


  • Other: February 1946

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