Allen John Mortlock

12 July 1949–21 December 1953 (Age 4)
Strand, Cape Province, South Africa

The Life of Allen John

When Allen John Mortlock was born on 12 July 1949, in Strand, Cape Province, South Africa, his father, Adrian John Mortlock, was 46 and his mother, Sarah Wilhelmina Williams, was 44. He died on 21 December 1953, at the age of 4.

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Family Time Line

Adrian John Mortlock
1903–1976
Sarah Wilhelmina Williams
1905–1956
Rachel Wilhelmina Mortlock
1930–1991
Mavis Elizabeth Mortlock
1938–1939
Arthur John Mortlock
1939–1941
Christian John Adrian Mortlock
1944–1968
Allen John Mortlock
1949–1953
Winston Robert Mortlock
1950–1950

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World Events (3)

1950

Age 1

Suppression of Communism Act bans anti-apartheid activities. Communist Party of South Africa disbands (reemerges in 1953 as South African Commnunist Party).
1952

Age 3

South African Supreme Court invalidates removal of coloreds from voting lists.
1953

Age 4

Reservation of Separate Amenities Act strengthens apartheid in public places. Bantu Education Act limits black education. Communist Party of South Africa reactivated as South African Communist Party (SACP).

Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire): possibly a habitational name from Porlock in Somerset, recorded in Domesday Book as Portloc, being named with Old English port ‘harbor’ + loca ‘enclosure’.

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

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