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15.19 Female, Single, 14 yrs and under, Chorea, Physical illness or invalidism, January 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/14

Scope and Contents

"This child has had chorea, has very bad sight, blind in one eye. Very bad at arithmetic. Considered backward (through physical handicap?). Came as an evacuee but the rest of the family joined her and now have got a house. Mother, aged 33 a throughither type, no discipline. Housing: not bad. Plenty of room but mother and 2 children share a bed. Nurse confirms. Has a cataract. Healthy rosy child, rather shy. Mother has decided not to return to the father as he has a temper and is difficult to live with. Quite a pleasant little woman dirty and feckless."

Dates

  • Other: January 1946

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Extent

4 Sheets

Repository Details

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