George Udny Yule 1871-1951

  title={George Udny Yule 1871-1951},
  author={F. Yates},
  journal={Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={308 - 323}
  • F. Yates
  • Published 1952
  • History
  • Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society
  • George Udny Yule was born at Morham near Haddington on 18 February 1871. He was the youngest of a family of three surviving infancy. His two sisters died in 1914 and 1927. Yule’s ancestral stock were Scotch farmers, but the family carries a long tradition of scholarship and learning, and his immediate ancestors had close associations with India. His father, Sir George Udny Yule (1813-1886), was a member of the Bengal Civil Service and was distinguished for his administrative work in India. Sir… CONTINUE READING
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