William Yates

Maleabout 1811–16 February 1876

Brief Life History of William

William Yates was born about 1811, in Haslingden, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He married Ellen Halladay on 2 May 1830, in Eccles, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Tottington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 16 February 1876, in Newchurch, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 66.

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William Yates
Margaret Heap
Marriage: 25 April 1832
Henry Yates
John Yates
Emma Yates
William Yates
James Yates
William Yates
Alice Ann Yates
Henry Yates
Henry Yates
Charles Frederick Yates
Ellen Yates
John Yates

Sources (36)

  • Wm Yates, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William Yates, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William Yates in entry for Charles Frederick Yates, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 April 1832Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1812 · Manchester Food Riots

    Age 1

    The Manchester Food Riots started on April 18, 1812, in Shudehill. The main focus was on the potato market. By 3pm, calvary and infantry soldiers began patrolling the streets and breaking up the crowds.


    Age 4

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


    Age 19

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English yates ‘gates’, plural of yate, Old English geat ‘gate’, hence a topographic or occupational name for someone who lived by the gates of a town or castle and who probably acted as the gatekeeper or porter. Compare Gates . Alternatively, a variant of the singular form Yate, with post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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