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14.5 Male, Single, 55-64 yrs, Alcoholism, Senile and Arterio-sclerotic psychoses, September 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/13

Scope and Contents

"This man is a bad alcoholic, goes out on the hills alone and drinks, seems to be deteriorating, sits over the fire and chuckles. Farm proprietor - rateable value of farm £714. This family is said to be all shy and peculiar, keep very much to themselves. They were originally only shepherds, but an uncle made a lot of money in the last war and left it to them. Dr. does not think this man is a bad alcoholic; drinks and enjoys himself very well, is seldom ill and so is rarely seen by the doctor."

Relatives in survey: Sister


  • Other: September 1946

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