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6.73 Female, Widowed, 35-44yrs, Schizophrenia, May 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/6

Scope and Contents

"This woman is queeer, hoards everything, "you wouldn't call her mental", peculiar. Supposed to be getting a job. Was brought up in an institution. Has never thrown anything away in her life. Talks ++. Has been made to clean the place up by the NSSPCC. Husband, a general labourer and gravedigger, died of carcinoma. [Female informant] confirms - queer woman, not dull. Did not walk until she was 9 years old. Fond of flowers, poetry and swimming. [Male informant] confirms - something unstable about her - she had an unhappy childhood. She was remarkably happy when her husband died."

Children: 6.74, 6.75


  • Other: May 1947

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