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24.21 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, High grade mental defective, July 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/23

Scope and Contents

'[Female informant] says this little boy is going to be very very dull. He lives with his grandparents. Parents divorced, his mother has married again. Overcrowded, four adults and three children. Minister: has been at school for a year and is only beginning to understand what the teacher is talking about. Nurse confirms. Granny is cunning, a liar, evasive, sears. The child's guardian. Bad environment, fairly clean.'

Relatives in survey: Grandparents 24.46, 24.47


  • Other: July 1947

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