Jersey care inquiry: Resident ‘heard boys screaming’

A former resident of the Haut de la Garenne children’s home says she heard boys being taken from a dormitory screaming.

Winifred Lockhart, 70, grew up in care in the island and moved to the UK in the early 1960s, but returned to give evidence to the care inquiry.

She was first female resident of what was called the Jersey Home for Boys.

Mrs Lockhart said when she tried to speak out to senior staff she would be hit and told to stop making up stories.

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