Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Yates family move to Drury Lane!

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George Skinner Yates, b.1791, CORDWAINER of Drury Lane, St Giles in the Fields, Middlesex.

Frances Harriett Yates (Fanny) grew up in Drury Lane, London. She was one of the youngest of several brothers and sisters, some of whom didn’t survive childhood. In 1817 the birth record of one of her older siblings describes their  … Continue reading

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Cordwainer’s Daughter to Costumière. Frances Harriett Yates 1828 – 1892.

I eventually found a Fanny Yates with a connection to my family living in Manor Street, Chelsea in 1861. Would I be able to find records of her parents, her family and perhaps her Will, or anything that would further … Continue reading

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Is Fanny Yates, Frances Harriet Yates of Manor Street, Chelsea?

Yes I think so, but in a way this blog is my way of getting my family and friends, or even other family history enthusiasts to look at the evidence I’ve found and help me decide. I’d love any feedback … Continue reading

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More Facts Finding Fanny – a change of approach

The other half of the picture! So…..having been on a lovely ‘romantic novel’ of a journey to find Fanny Yates, it was now time to get back to the facts about my great great grandmother. What did I actually know … Continue reading

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First Attempt Finding Fanny Yates

Some time ago I began researching all branches of my family tree on ancestry.co.uk This blog is my attempt to describe what I’ve found out about my family history starting with the person whose ancestors and family are the most … Continue reading

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