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Muggins in Sussex
12-09-09, 12:37
Did newspapers in the late 1920s report details of Guardianship hearings?

Thank you

Olde Crone
12-09-09, 13:25
Probably, if they were interesting!

I think what you are asking, is would they be allowed to, and the answer is almost certainly YES.

Children weren't really considered to have any rights and as far as I can tell, newspapers could print what they felt like printing, unless a sum of money was applied by someone who didn't want things to be printed! No privacy laws back then.


Muggins in Sussex
12-09-09, 13:28
Thank you OC - I shall keep looking then! :)