This Archival Series contains the weekly returns that reported the nightly census of young people who experienced residential 'care' at Silky Oaks. There are gaps in this series, sadly this means some information about some people may be missing.
Documentation has been kept from 1940 onwards. However, information on residents in the early years is sparse. All past and present residents can have access to their files and the information therein. In cases where there are reports from professionals (eg psychologist), permission is first sought from the professional to release this information.
Persons wishing to view their file may need to establish their identity before access is granted. Once this is established, a mutually suitable time to view the material is made.
The front side of earlier returns forms identify:
Prepared by: Jackie Bettington and Elizabeth Daniels
Created: 14 November 2013, Last modified: 3 December 2014