Tag Archives: Smart Family

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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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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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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