Allan Whitaker Scull

Male1 April 1921–September 2000

Brief Life History of Allan Whitaker

When Allan Whitaker Scull was born on 1 April 1921, in Keighley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Boit, was 31 and his mother, Mary Alice Whitaker, was 26. He married Mary Yates Nicholson in 1963. He died in September 2000, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 79.

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Allan Whitaker Scull
Mary Yates Nicholson
Marriage: 1963

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    Age 3

    First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

    1924 · Terry's Open the Chocolate Works

    Age 3

    Terry’s in York, England was a confectionery factory, later named the Chocolate Works. It opened in 1926 and closed in 2005 causing around 300 people to lose their jobs. Some of the treats that were made there consisted of Chocolate Apples and Chocolate Oranges.

    1942 · Baedeker Blitz

    Age 21

    The Baedeker Blitz took place from April 1942- May 1942. The attack on York took place on April 28-29, it caused minimal damage but 79 people were killed.

    Name Meaning

    English (Gloucestershire and Wiltshire): nickname for a bald-headed man or someone of cadaverous appearance, from Middle English scul(le), scol(le), skul(le) ‘skull’.

    History: Nicholas Scull emigrated from Bristol, England, to Philadelphia, PA with his brother John in 1685. He founded a wealthy Quaker family whose descendants have been prominent in western PA, in law, newspaper publication, and banking.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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