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William Robert Yates (1873 - 1948)

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Mr William Robert Yates
Born in Wandsworth, Surrey, England, United Kingdommap
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Husband of — married 22 Dec 1895 (to about 1948) in Hammersmith.London, Englandmap
Died in Aylesbury, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified 20 Mar 2020 | Created 7 Nov 2015 | Last significant change: 20 Mar 2020
23:42: Janet (Langridge) Wild edited the Biography for William Robert Yates (1873-1948). (Edit source links and added to acknowledgement section) [Thank Janet for this]
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William Yates was born in Surrey, England.


William Robert Yates was born on the 2 July 1873 in Wandsworth, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. He is the son of Thomas Yates and Victoria Smith.. His birth date is given in his christening record[1]


His Christening took place in Wandsworth, Surrey, England,[1] His birth location at the time of his birth was not in London.


William Robert Yates married Annie Elizabeth Wilbar on the 22 Dec 1895 in Hammersmith, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. William is age 22 and single Annie is aged 20 and is also single[2]


Lily Victoria Louise (Yates) Newman (1907 - abt. 2013)


1881 - Friarage Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England.

1881 Census

William Robert Yates is living with his parents and several siblings, they are now living in , Friarage Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England. He is aged 7 years and is a scholar.[3]
First NameSurnameStatus GenderAgeOccupationBirth Place
Thomas Yates HeadMale 41GroomAylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Victoria YatesWife Female39Marylebone, Middlesex
Arthur YatesSonMale16Watchmakers ApprenticePaddington, Middlesex
John (Harry) Yates SonMale12ScholarBattersea, Surrey
Louisa YatesDaughterFemale10 ScholarBattersea, Surrey
William YatesSonMale7Scholar Battersea, Surrey, England
Frederick YatesSonMale4Scholar Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England
Julia YatesDaughterFemale1Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England

1911 Census

William, Annie and their daughter Lily are living in the area of Hammersmith, London, England, United Kingdom. William is now 38 years old and his occupation is listed as an Engineer he appears to be working in the Laundry Industry[4]
First NameSurnameStatus GenderAgeOccupationBirth Place
William R YatesHeadMale38'Wandsworth, London
Annie E YatesWife Female35Hammersmith, Middlesex, London
Lily V YatesChildFemale4Hammersmith, Middlesex, London


  1. 1.0 1.1 "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 6 December 2014), Thomas Yates in entry for William Robert Yates, 24 Feb 1878; citing , reference item 1 p 9; FHL microfilm 1,967,109.
  2. "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ", database, FamilySearch ( : 13 March 2020), William Robert Yates, 1895.
  3. "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 December 2017), William Yates in household of Thomas Yates, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing p. 17, Piece/Folio 1473/34, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,216.
  4. "England and Wales Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch ( : 16 May 2019), William R Yates, Hammersmith, London, England, United Kingdom; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.


  • Profile Yates-2862 was created by Michael Streeter through the import of Streeter Family Tree.ged on Nov 2, 2015.
  • Edited and data from source added to profile Langridge-71 23:42, 20 March 2020 (UTC) GG Niece
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