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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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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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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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