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6.56 Female, Married, 35-44yrs, Psychopathic personality, Alcoholism, May 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/6

Scope and Contents

"This woman is soft and very dirty, throughither and feckless, an awful wife. House filthy, smells of dirty clothes. They have moved about a lot. Husband a farm labourer. She has 6 or 7 children, all terribly dirty - she is always getting into trouble as they are so dirty at school. Has been reported to the RSSPCC for neglect of children - they are filthy and never have sufficient clothes - she sells the coupons. She steals money and coals from her next door neighbour who is deaf, is deceitful, alcoholic. Quite bright. Rules the roost. [Male informant] confirms - mother a slut."

Children: 6.57, 6.58


  • Other: May 1947

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