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28.155 Female, Married, 35-44 yrs, Dull and backward, September 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/27

Scope and Contents

"This woman and her children are always filthy. She is a gay spark, had a child to a soldier. Condemned house, no sanitation. [Male informant] confirms that this is a horrible, dirty, useless woman, soft, something wanting. Known to RSSPCC. Children now live with grandmother who feeds them but does not keep them very clean. Dr - was very good at first, then gradually went downhill, couldn't cope. Worse when her husband was away. He thinks she is quite decent but a bad mother."
Relatives in survey: children 28.156, 28.157

Dates

  • Other: September 1946

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Extent

2 Sheets

Repository Details

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