Tag Archives: Priscilla Jane Mecham

The Mecham family – Huguenot weavers of Bethnal Green?

First an apology to email subscribers of this blog. About a week ago you’ll all have received an unfinished and inaccurate version of this post.  I clicked ‘Print’ instead of ‘Preview’ and Whoops…….unfortunately the deed was done! I deleted the … Continue reading

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My relationship to Frances Harriett Yates

Here’s a very quick post – something I’ve just ‘woken up’ to! I’d just started work on the first of my ‘Mecham family’ blogs when I suddenly realised something glaringly obvious about Fanny Yates that hadn’t dawned on me before. … Continue reading

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The story of Frances (Fanny) Harriet Yates and her family – Part 3

This is my great grandmother – the daughter-in-law of Fanny Yates. It’s been a long time since my last post – sorry about that. Various things got in the way of my finishing off what I knew of Fanny Yates … Continue reading

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The story of Frances (Fanny) Harriet Yates and her family – Part 1

Just in case Frances Harriet Yates really is my great great grandmother, I’d like to run through her family’s story one more time.  This blog has so far focused on providing evidence – certificates, records etc. posted to prove the … Continue reading

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Who was Fanny Yates ? A recap.

In my last post I promised my next job was to retell just the simple story of Frances (Fanny) Harriet Yates and her family without the distraction of evidence being presented all the time.  I thought it would be an … 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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