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11.28 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, Maladjusted child, November 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/10

Scope and Contents

"This lad had an IQ of 80. He was in the hands of the police about two years ago for burglary - "just a bad boy". Father, a labourer, often out of work but employed at present. Mother dead - no proper home life. [Male informant] says this is just a big dull family, largely owing to the lack of proper home life. Housing: Two rooms for 4 or 5; formerly very overcrowded. Fairly clean, harmonious. [Male informant] confirms he is a problem - has been allowed to run wild. PAO confirms that this is a very bad family. Very bad housing conditions. PC - he is now working in a farm. [Male informant] says this boy burgled, stole trinkets, out of control and mischievous. Has had several different trades - woods, lorries etc."

Relatives in survey: Siblings 11.29, 11.3


  • Other: November 1945

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