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16.24 Female, Single, 45-54 yrs, High grade mental defective, February 1947

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15

Scope and Contents

"This woman is not bright, looks deficient, vacant. Nurse confirms that she is mentally deficient. Mother dead. Two brothers, farm workers - she keeps house for them. Sister away, in trouble for concealing a birth. Illegitimate son. Dirty condemned house, overcrowded."
Relatives in survey: son 16.25

Dates

  • Other: February 1947

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Extent

2 Sheets

Repository Details

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