Catalogue description Home Office and Department of Health and Social Security: Children's Division and predecessors: Case Papers and Administrative School Records (CHN Symbol series)

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Reference: BN 28
Title: Home Office and Department of Health and Social Security: Children's Division and predecessors: Case Papers and Administrative School Records (CHN Symbol series)
Description:

Case papers and files of the Children's Branch and successors on the care and protection of a representative selection of individual children, some of whom were at approved schools.

Date: 1939-1980
Arrangement:

Those case papers with a three or four digit former reference, or no former reference, are from the school indicated in the list; others are from the Home Office CHN symbol series of files.

Related material:

Records of approved schools etc. are in HO 349

Finance files of the Home Office and Department of Health and Social Security are in HO 362

Policy files in the Home Office six-figure file series will be found in MH 102

Separated material:

In 1993 Children's Department case papers with a Department of Health and Social Security File Office LA (File Office Series) prefix were transferred from this series to MH 152

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: CHN Symbol file series
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Department of Health and Social Security, Childrens Division, 1971-1985

Home Office, Childrens Branch, 1924-1949

Physical description: 302 file(s)
Access conditions: Subject to closure for periods up to 100 years

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