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11.2 Female, Single, 35-44 yrs, Idiocy, Physical illness or invalidism, November 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/10

Scope and Contents

"This is "a kind of imbecile lassie" - always in bed. Father a well-to-do farmer. Intelligent. Mother alive, elderly. Very fine woman, about 55. Good home, clean, harmonious. [Male informant] this girl had a huge head - thought to be the result of infantile paralysis shortly after birth. Dr - post-meningitis hydrocephaly."


  • Other: November 1945

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