Catalogue description Home Office and Department of Health and Social Security: Children's Department: Inspectors' Reports

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Reference: HO 366
Title: Home Office and Department of Health and Social Security: Children's Department: Inspectors' Reports
Description:

Reports and working papers of the inspectors of the Children's Department of the Home Office, and of the Department of Health and Social Security concerned with the inspection of the administration and operation of children's homes run by local authorities and voluntary organisations.

Date: 1941-1972
Arrangement:

Although not formally registered, these papers bear a number of acronymic prefixes, which are locational or functional indicators. The prefixes are summarized below: LON London MDX Middlesex STN Southampton SUR Surrey WH West Ham WIL Wiltshire N Nurseries PB and PBN Probation homes and hostels RH Remand homes VH Voluntary homes WO Welfare officers (approved schools) NSPCC National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

Related material:

Related files will be found in BN 62

Department of Health and Social Security Children's Division files are in BN 74

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Home Office, D Division, 1913-

Physical description: 311 file(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated

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