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16.75 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, Idiocy, January 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15

Scope and Contents

"This lad is an imbecile or worse - blind, cannot dress or feed himself, should be in an institution but his mother will not part with him. Father a farm manager, a bit of a scamp. Mother 40-50, looks delicate. There have been a lot of miscarriages, no other children. Good home. From Nurse. No public assistance. Parents are first cousins. Condemned house. 3 rooms."

Relatives in survey: brother 16.74


  • Other: January 1947

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