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20.14 Female, Single, 14 yrs and under, High grade mental defective, November 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/19

Scope and Contents

'This girl is dull. Illegitimate. Housing filthy and overcrowded. Nurse - doesn't know how she escaped certification. The children used to steal food from the neighbouring houses. RC famiy. Dr confirms that the whole family is sub-mental. The daughters are always on the roads after men, stole and were immoral.'

Relatives in survey: Mother 20.10 father 20.9 siblings 20.16, 20.12, 20.11, 20.13


  • Other: November 1946

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