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20.29 Female, Single, 14 yrs and under, High grade mental defective, October 1944

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/19

Scope and Contents

'This girl has a harelip and is very slow and dull. She cannot read or write but can knit. In Special Class. Father was a vanman, was discharged from the army, now a tractor driver, a bit simple. Home clean, 2 rooms for 2 adults and 4 children. Family life thought to be happy. No delinquency or consanguinity known. No immorality. Seen by PSW - children are not well looked after; mother inclinded to go off and lose interest, went away and left them. Father quite intelligent but delicate.'

Relatives in survey: siblings 20.31, 20.30, 20.32


  • Other: October 1944

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