Henry Yates

Limehouse, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

When Henry Yates was born in 1886, in Limehouse, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Yates, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Ann Sophia Hollingshurst, was 39. He lived in London, Middlesex, England in 1901.

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William Yates
Sarah Ann Sophia Hollingshurst
William Yates
Sarah Yates
Eliza Yates
Annie Yates
Henry Yates

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World Events (8)

1888 · The Whitehall Mystery

Age 2

The Whitehall Mystery has some ties to Jack the Ripper, the victim was female and had been dismembered. The arms were found first; the headless torso to which they belonged was found a month later. The rest of the body was never discovered and the mystery was never solved.

Age 22

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 32

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English yates ‘gates’, plural of yate, Old English geat ‘gate’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a walled town, or a metonymic occupational name for a gatekeeper.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Henry G Yates in household of William Yates, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Henry Yates in household of William Yates, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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