Green’s Dictionary of Slang

Shirley Temple n.

[the US film actress Shirley Temple (b.1928) whose early career was as a child-star]

a young girl, poss. below the age of consent; a young effeminate boy.

[UK]J. Speight ‘Sex Before Marriage’ Till Death Us Do Part [TV script] Him? Shirley Temple? He couldn’t stick a fly paper up.
[UK]J. Speight ‘If We Want a Proper Democracy’ Till Death Us Do Part [TV script] mike: What Labour betrayal? alf: Don’t look all bright-eyed and innocent, Shirley Temple.
[UK]‘Derek Raymond’ He Died with His Eyes Open 54: All he thinks about is goin off to Greece where he’s layin this bit of local shirley temple.