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William Yates (1829 - 1900)

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William Yates
Born in Coxley Creek, Patersons Plains, Tasmania, Australiamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Launceston, Tasmania, Australiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Primrose Hill, Longford, Tasmania, Australiamap
Profile last modified | Created 12 May 2016 | Last significant change: 19 Apr 2019
13:08: David Humphrey edited the Biography for William Yates (1829-1900). [Thank David for this]
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William was born on 15 May 1829 in Birstal, Lancashire, England Baptised 2nd May 1832


William married Mary Ann Newman on 11th June 1856 at Launceston, Tasmania, Australia William and Mary had 12 children Sarah Yates Alfred Yates Arthur Yates Mabel Yates Catherine Yates

Death and Burial

William died at the age of 70 on 3rd December 1900 in Longford, Tasmania, Australia. He is buried in the Longford Methodist Cemetery in Tasmania


  • Australiam Marriage Index 1856 Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Reg 724
  • Geneological Society of Tasmania Tombstones and Memorial Inscriptions Ref L006/07037
  • Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Monday 3 December 1917 p. 1 [TROVE]

In Memoriam. YATES.-In loving remembrance of my dear father, William Yates, who died at Longford on the 3rd December 1900. Rest, dearest father, thy lot is o'er, Thy loving hands shall toil no more; No more thy gentle eyes shall weep Rest darling father, gently sleep.

Thou art not forgotten, dearest father, Nor wilt thou ever be; As long as life and memory last We will remember thee. -Inserted by his loving daughter, Alice and grandsons, G. and V. Saltmarsh. [At the time of William YATES's death, his daughter Alice had sons Gordon SALTMARSH and Victor SALTMARSH).

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