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Walter Delaplaine Scull, son of Gideon Delaplaine Scull and Anna Scull [Holder]
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Walter Delaplaine Scull was born in Bath, Somerset on 9th February 1863 and educated at Rugby and Lincoln College, Oxford. He moved to Hampstead, London and became a painter and writer of note between 1885 and 1903. On 2nd July 1896, he purchased land in Crowborough and built his home - The Pines - where he lived for 18 years until his death in 1915. During his Crowborough years he continued writing and published in 1901 "The Life & Work of B.W.Leader, RA" under his pen name of Lewis Lusk. He wrote several books on Sussex matters under his own name - "Bolebroke House", "Old Buckhurst", and "Ashdown Forest in 1632". His novels "Sussex Oak" and "Sussex Iron" were published in 1912 and 1913 under his pen name of Lewis Lusk. He was Vice President of the Crowborough & Jarvis Brook Rifle Club, and was its second President for three years. He was also one of the first recruits to the Crowborough Volunteer Training Corps, of whom Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a member.


See also Bolebroke House by W.D. Scull published in 1909, Old Buckhurst by W.D. Scull published in 1911 and The Life and Work of Walter Delaplaine Scull by Susan Connor published in 2003.
Date
Type
Information
Source
 
9th Feb 1863
Born
In the City of Bath, Somerset
Susan Connor's records
 
1st Apr 1881
At 25 Hillmorton Road, Rugby in the County of Warwickshire; Son; occupation Scholar
1881 Warwick Census
 
1888
Published
Goethe and Socialism
Connor's Walter Scull
 
1888
Painted
The Highgate Road in Autumn, looking towards Erskine House
Connor's Walter Scull
 
Jan 1893
Painted
Temple of Abu Simbel, Daybreak
Connor's Walter Scull
 
Jan 1893
Painted
Landscape of the Nile, with hills behind
Connor's Walter Scull
 
Jan 1893
Painted
Sailboats on the Nile
Connor's Walter Scull
 
1895
Painted
The Destroyer
Connor's Walter Scull
 
1896
Published
The Garden of the Matchboxes and other Stories
Connor's Walter Scull
 
c 1896
Published
Bad Lady Betty
Connor's Walter Scull
 
1897
Built
At The Pines
Connor's Walter Scull
 
1897 to 1915
Home
At The Pines
Connor's Walter Scull
 
1901
Published
The Life &Work of B. W. Leader, RA
Connor's Walter Scull
 
1910
Published
Bolebroke House
Connor's Walter Scull
 
1911
Published
Old Buckhurst
Connor's Walter Scull
 
2nd Apr 1911
Census
At The Pines, Beacon Road in the Parish of Crowborough, Sussex; Walter Delaplaine Scull, M, Head, single, age 48, born Bath, Somerset; occupation: private means
1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
 
1912
Published
Ashdown Forest in 1632
Connor's Walter Scull
 
1912
Published
Sussex Oak
Connor's Walter Scull
 
1913
Published
Sussex Iron
Connor's Walter Scull
 
18th Sep 1915
Died
At The Pines in the Parish of Crowborough, Sussex
Susan Connor's records
 
22nd Sep 1915
Buried
In the Parish of Crowborough, Sussex
Susan Connor's records
 
24th Dec 1915
Probate
London; Effects: £36,162 13s
Probate Registry of England and Wales

Ancestor's report
No descendent's report
Scull, Scully individual records
The ancestral pedigree of Walter Delaplaine Scull
  
 Gideon Scullm: 29th Apr 1784 Salem, New Jersey, USASarah J James 
 b: 27th Apr 1756 Salem, New Jersey, USA
d: 1825
  b: 1760 USA
  
          
Abigail Lawrence  James Gideon Paul Offley Sarah David Hannah 
b: 27th Apr 1785 Salem, New Jersey, USA  b: 24th Nov 1788 Salem, New Jersey, USA
d: 7th Oct 1825
 b: 22nd Oct 1790 Salem, New Jersey, USA
d: 29th May 1859
 b: 4th Sep 1792 Salem, New Jersey, USA
d: 2nd Nov 1844
 b: 4th Dec 1794 Salem, New Jersey, USA
d: 25th Nov 1797
 b: 11th Mar 1797 Salem, New Jersey, USA
d: 15th Feb 1845
 b: 8th Dec 1799 Salem, New Jersey, USA
d: 24th Dec 1884
 b: 21st Sep 1802 Salem, New Jersey, USA
d: 1st Apr 1828
 
  Abigail               
  b: 14th Sep 1786 Salem, New Jersey, USA
d: 5th Nov 1867
               
                 
Great-
Grandfather record
   
   
    
 David Scullm: 23rd Nov 1823 Salem, New Jersey, USALydia Lippincott 
 b: 8th Dec 1799 Salem, New Jersey, USA
d: 24th Dec 1884
  b: 16th Sep 1801 Salem, New Jersey, USA
  
         
Gideon Delaplaine Caroline Jane Hannah Lydia Mary David Edward Lawrence 
b: 13th Aug 1824 Salem, New Jersey, USA
d: 22nd Apr 1889
 b: 1st Jun 1826 Salem, New Jersey, USA b: c 1830 Salem, New Jersey, USA b: c 1833 Salem, New Jersey, USA b: c 1834 Salem, New Jersey, USA b: c 1835 Salem, New Jersey, USA b: 17th Jan 1836 Salem, New Jersey, USA
d: 22nd Nov 1907
 b: 7th Mar 1846 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
d: 14th Jun 1884
 
                 
Grandfather record
   
   
   
 Gideon Delaplaine Scullm: 7th Apr 1862 Temple Grafton, WarwickshireAnna Holder 
 b: 13th Aug 1824 Salem, New Jersey, USA
d: 22nd Apr 1889
  b: 27th Sep 1835 Temple Grafton, Warwickshire
ch: 4th Apr 1836 Birmingham, Warwickshire
  
   
 Walter Delaplaine Edith Maria Lydia 
 b: 9th Feb 1863 Bath, Somerset
d: 18th Sep 1915 The Pines, Crowborough, Sussex
bur: 22nd Sep 1915 Crowborough, Sussex
 b: 1868 Great Malvern, Worcestershire
d: 15th Sep 1915 The Pines, Crowborough, Sussex
bur: 22nd Sep 1915 Crowborough, Sussex
 
Parental record

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