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3.55 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, June 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/3

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"IQ 78, not too bad - [female informant] says she has turned out very well. Had a baby at 17, just at home now. Mother, 50+, a splendid worker in other people's houses, never kept her own very clean. Gipsy stock, grand baker. Father a farm worker. Now in prefabs. A bit mental?"

Siblings: [Sister] IQ68, married. Eldest died of TB. [Brother] in navy, did well. [Brother] farm worker.

Poor house, dirty no conviences, not overcrowded now. Only a room and a kitchen before.

Nurse says the woman is a big fat lazy lump, soft, never cleans her own house. Dirty and untidy. ? Mental. Boys not so bad.

PC confirms, she needs supervision in anything she does.

Minister confirms. The mother was better than the father.

Relatives in survey: Sister 3.86


  • Other: June 1947

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