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11.22 Male, Single, 25-34 yrs, High grade mental defective, November 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/10

Scope and Contents

"This boy attended the Special Class; was very backward, bad attender and a most unsatisfactory boy. Started to work on a farm at 12 years - mother kept saying he had an exemption but he was on the school register for two years more without ever attending. Very good with horses. Illegitimate. Grandfather a ploughman. Big house, not overcrowded, clean. Dr confirms this is a very soft family - he thinks [subject] is MD. PC says he is a "steerin' kind of a boy", was once in trouble for breaking windows and slates, poaches, nothing else against him."

Relatives in survey: 11.71, 11.72, 11.75


  • Other: November 1945

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