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Pensions

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

5.2 Female, Single, Over 65 yrs, Senile and arterio-sclerotic psychoses, March 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/5
Scope and Contents This old lady has no memory, thinks people are stealing her rations, won't draw her pension because she doesn't trust the P.O. people. Has "obsessions". Incomer, no children known, lives in a room but does for herself.
Dates: Other: March 1946

3.13 Male, Married, 15-24 yrs, Head injury, June 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/3
Scope and Contents "Fractured skull in a motor-cycle accident in the army - has a pension of 28/- a week. Memory impaired, seems queer, unsociable, but PC says he is getting over it and can now do some work on the farm. Father, water inspector in County Buildings, strong-tempered, threatened his wife with a knife. PS says the father has a lot of ill-wishers, is not so black as he is painted. Drinks a little. Mother dead, was an invalid with rheumatism. Father recently married [widow]. Seen at OPC - Post traumatic...
Dates: Other: June 1947

3.37 Male, Single, 35-44 yrs, High grade mental defective, Physical illness or invalidism, June 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/3
Scope and Contents "Queer, deformed, can't work, but does a bit of fishing. At present convalescent owing to a breakdown in health. Lives alone, single. Father and mother dead. [Male informant] should not be living alone, definitely mental. Has £100 a year plus NHI. Keeps hens. Relatives help. Nurse confirms, defective. Fairly clean."
Dates: Other: June 1947

5.20 Female, Single, Over 65 yrs, Senile and arterio-sclerotic psychoses, March 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/5
Scope and Contents Very old, lives alone, continually falling, gets notions that nobody comes to see her or help her, depressed and dirty. No relations know except a ? brother in Edinburgh. House dirty. Was an old done woman before the war, should be in an institution. O.A.P. + Supplement.
Dates: Other: March 1946

11.13 Male, Single, Over 65 yrs, Senile and Arterio-sclerotic psychoses, November 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/10
Scope and Contents "This man is senile, childish, very sorry for himself. Has always been hypochondrial, when ill would not believe he would get better. He is a single man, was a gardener. Lives with his sister who is confined to bed. A neighbour looks in to see that they are all right. Housing: Two rooms, not very clean, harmonious. [Male informant] confirms - dear old couple. They were on PA before the war and till 1940 - 6/- a fortnight to make up their old age pension."
Dates: Other: November 1945

15.13 Male, Married, 55-64 yrs, Psychopathic personality, January 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/14
Scope and Contents "This man was a miner - now a church officer and labourer. Has been in trouble with the police before. He is a useless wee crater, has a full pension from the last war. Wife a decent woman, 50-60. Clean home, not overcrowded, harmonious. Nurse thinks this man is all right. Dr thinks this man is quiet and inoffensive. [Male informant] says this man is a proper little rat. No P.A. [Male informant] says he is definitely submormal, should never have been in the army, cute as the devil, has a...
Dates: Other: January 1946

16.65 Female, Widowed, 45-54 yrs, Psychopathic personality, February 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "This woman seems peculiar. She has been kicked out of any house she has lived in, including poorhouses. Husband was killed in the last war and she has a good pension. She is now going to live at the [redacted]. One son, married, one daughter, one away. She has been living with her. She "abuses her pension". Nurse says she is MD. Her daughters keep on having illegitimate babies. She has son in a home. Fairly clean, overcrowded, immoral, many rows."
Relatives in survey: niece 16.65
Dates: Other: February 1947

19.27 Female, Widowed, Over 65 yrs, Senile and Arterio-sclerotic psychoses, November 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/18
Scope and Contents 'This old lady lives alone, cannot look after herself, has lost her OAP book. "Her mental faculties are getting weaker". Very independent. Home fairly clean. Dr confirms - unable to look after herself. OAP plus supplement of 22/-.
Dates: Other: November 1945

44.35 Male, 35-44 yrs, Hysteria, Head injury, July 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/41
Scope and Contents "This man had an accident when he fractured his skull. He was entitled to £1 a week compensation but compunded for a lump sum settlement which he frittered away. Now on PA. He is feckless, does no work, though minister thinks he could. Father, estate worker. Mother 66 or 67, feckless woman, " a bit of a madam". Housing: Dirty, 4 rooms for 3, they take in lodgers. [Male informant] this man had once a job as a nightwatchman but was unreliable and was dismissed. Gets a pension (PA) of 14/6."
Dates: Other: July 1945

28.116 Male, Married, 55-64 yrs, Head injury, September 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/27
Scope and Contents "This man is a queer specimen, MD and peculiar. Had a head injury in the last war and has an army pension. Queer and cute. A wee small article, looks 20 years younger than he really is. Works in a mill or in a skin yard. LE: Wounded in the last war and still swings it. Pretty poor specimen, not much of a brain. Pension now 46/- a week. Dr confirms - asthma too. Now has to look after his wife. Only one room."Relatives in survey: Wife 28.115Includes correspondence from the Ministry of...
Dates: Other: September 1946