Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Scots language

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

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

1.131 Female, 55-64 yrs, Schizophrenia, May 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/1
Scope and Contents "A dirty woman, a helpless creature, but has a tongue "that wad cut cloots". This family are all soft."

11.53 Female, Widowed, 35-44 yrs, Psychopathic personality, November 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/10
Scope and Contents "This woman is a notorious character, drinks, frequent disturber of the peace, has been several times in prison. PC thinks she is weakminded. Husband is dead, she has three children by him. Is at present living with a tramp - they live by their wits, are thought to be shawing neeps at present."

12.3 Female, Widowed, Married, 45-54 yrs, High grade mental defective, February 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/11
Scope and Contents "This woman is thoughtless, not very bright mentally, a loose old dame, went with soldiers. Use to send her husband on the bus for messages and then had a good time. PAO says this woman is hypochondrial, aye girning. Dr says they are both a bit peculiar. Nurse "peculiar, awful tongue, not just quite....". Dr confirms - she is MD."
Relatives in survey: husband 12.4, children 12.5, 12.42

12.37 Male, Married, 45-54 yrs, Dull and backward, May 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/11
Scope and Contents "This man is slow, not very bright, dour. Drives a tractor. They live in a backward place with no road to it."
Relatives in survey: 12.39, 12.36 12.35, wife 12.38

14.23 Male, Married, 55-64 yrs, Senile and Arterio-sclerotic psychoses, October 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/13
Scope and Contents "This man, who used to be a ploughman, is semi-retired. Knocks about a farm, does light work in a hotel. Gey simple, not neurotic, said to embroider his stories a lot."
Relatives in survey: Wife and daughter

15.9 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, High grade mental defective, January 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/14
Scope and Contents "This boy is very slow and backward. He is illegitimate. His mother married again but her husband would not have him in the house, so he lives with his grandmother. Clean and well looked after. No. P.A. [Male informant] says his grandmother is a "bit of a rag" - flighty. Flies off the handle. [Male informant] says they are decent people. Grandmother looks glaiket but is all right."

16.151 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, February 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "IQ 74, dull, wouldn't go to school after her siblings died. Now working in cafe. Father on railway, separated from mother. Mother in her 40s. Four siblings died of diphtheria on the same day. One sister surviving. Dirty house, not overcrowded. Dr confirms - not much good. Dour child. [Male informant] confirms that this girl was a bit dull - a problem when she was on the [area name redacted] side. Nurse confirms."
Relatives in survey: mother 16.152

20.1 Female, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and backward, Physical illness or invalidism, February 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/19
Scope and Contents 'Pituitary disorder, massive for her age, dull, asthmatic, adipose, genitalia undeveloped. Father a shepherd. Mother OK, "a wailey kind o' creature, a wee bit below normal" - Inspector.'

2.1 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and Backward, Physical illness or invalidism, April 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "This boy has an IQ of 71. He is TB?, has had double pneumonia, off school for the last 4 months. Naturally backward aswell as backward through illness. Gentle and polite child but very backward. Neglected by mother who has to go out and work. Registrar: Mother a big strong woman, looks simple, she was herself illegitimate. Dr confirms - thsi boy has been ill a lot, but apart from that he is not normal and will be a handful. His brother is very impertinent. The children have no proper...

2.15 Female, Single, 35-44 yrs, Dull and Backward, July 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "This woman is called "glaikit" by Dr. She is a big strong woman, looks simple. She works as a farm servant. She is illegitimate, her father was a coachman. Housing, 2 roomed lower part of a cottage, damp and tiny, clean. Family relationships inharmonious, much noise and quarrelling. She has not been able to bring her children up properly or to give them the attention they require as she has been out to work all the time."
Relatives in survey: son 2.1