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Housing, Rural

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 177 Collections and/or Records:

2.3 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, November 1944

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "This girl had an IQ of 74. She is now a maid. Reconditioned house, 2 rooms and kitchen for 5, clean. Family relations harmonious. Dr considers this girl quite bright with a good vocabulary. [Female informant] says she is a very good girl, supersensitive, always ready to burst into tears, rather slow."
Relatives in survey: 2.53, 2.4, 2.5
Dates: Other: November 1944

2.8 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, High grade mental defective, May 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "This girl was at Special School. PC considers that she is definitely mental. She can work in the house but cannot do outside work. She is one of the two most defective persons on his beat. Good home, 3 rooms and bathroom for 7, clean. Harmonious. One brother has VD."
Dates: Other: May 1945

3.1 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Idiocy, June 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/3
Scope and Contents "Imbecile, cannot walk properly - crawls - can't talk, only a few swear words. Tongue sticks out. Father a ploughman. Seems OK. Mother, 43, a big stout woman, untidy but bright looking. Big, fat and genial. Five siblings, older, OK. Two roomed cottage, very poor. [Male informant] confirms, a backward crowd. Nurse says no mentality at all. PC thinks the rest are OK. Confirms this boy is on Dr's list [of certified defectives]."
Relatives in survey: Brother 3.2
Dates: Other: June 1947

3.2 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and backward, June 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/3
Scope and Contents "Dull boy, only in Primary 1. Parents farm workers. Poor home, condemned house. Nurse confirms but thinks he looks all right."
Relatives in survey: brother 3.1
Dates: Other: June 1947

11.8 Female, Widow, 55-64 yrs, Schizophrenia, November 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/10
Scope and Contents "This woman is a "dirty old slut", never washes her face has a "notorious smell". The Parish Council have tried unsuccessfully to get her to clean up her house, but as it is her own property they can't do anything. Widow. Parents dead was brought up by aunts who spoilt her and were senile before they died. One daughter has two illegitimate children. One daughter has three illegitimate children. All verminous. Housing "two ends" for 8, filthy. [Male informant] used to visit them because the...
Dates: Other: November 1945

12.7 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, May 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/11
Scope and Contents "This girl was not bright at school, was slow, just dull. She is now working as a domestic on a farm. [Male informant] says the children are not bright but will be good enough for farm or domestic service. Nurse says this family is a very nice one. Three rooms, clean. Dr says this is a good family, decent parents."
Relatives in survey: 12.8
Dates: Other: May 1946

14.3 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, Suspected psychiatric illness, October 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/13
Scope and Contents "IQ 7-. nearly illiterate. A grand hand with sheep, now in the army. Lives in a very lonely place and only came to school when he was 7. Queer-looking boy. Clean house, not overcrowded."
Dates: Other: October 1946

15.7 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and Backward, January 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/14
Scope and Contents "This boy is very backward, chiefly as a result of having been at 11 schools. Can read a bit. Father, ploughman and cattleman. Mother, about 40, queer looking. Sibs: older brother has left school, working on a farm. Younger brother, 7 "completely mental" has something with his spine and has to go to Edinburgh periodically. Three roomed cottage for 5. Seen by P.S.W."
Father (15.6) in study.
Dates: Other: January 1946

16.8 Male, Married, 45-54 yrs, Psychopathic personality, January 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "This man has a smallholding, is a difficult man, obstreperous, always writing letters about his bad road, refuses to bring children to school because of it. They all have a reputation for dishonesty and quarrelling (watering the milk etc.)."
Relatives in survey: Mother [16.7]. Siblings [16.10, 16.11]. Wife [16.12]. Children [16.13, 16.304].
Dates: Other: January 1947

19.6 Male, Single, 55-64 yrs, High grade mental defective, Physical illness or invalidism, November 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/18
Scope and Contents 'This man was seen by PSW - seemed simple and almost childish, very talkative about himself. Was 17 years in one job then developed heart trouble, cannot do anything heavy. Was a paid fire watcher for a time, now a cleaner. Takes drops at night for his heart. [Male informant] confirms - he is queer and soft, not 100%. He lives alone in a little wooden hut.'
Relatives in survey: 19.7, 22.3, 19.25
Dates: Other: November 1945