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Ernest Edward Yates (1875 - 1933)

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Ernest Edward Yates
Born in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdommap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in St Patrick's Church, Umzinto, Natal, South Africamap
Died in Kensington Sanatorium, Kensington, Johannesburg, South Africamap
Profile last modified | Last significant change: 12 Mar 2019
01:14: Linda (Groom) Prole edited the Biography for Ernest Edward Yates (1875-1933). [Thank Linda for this]
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Categories: British Settlers in Natal, South Africa.

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Ernest Yates migrated from England to Natal, South Africa.
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Ernest was born in 1875. He was the son of Clement Yates and Anne Kate.[1]

Christening Date: 14 July 1875
Christening Place: St. Mary-de-Lode's Church, Gloucester, Gloucester, England[2]

He emigrated from England to South Africa where at the age of 26 he married 25 year old Ellen Davey on 2 July 1901 at St Patrick's Church, Umzinto, Natal, South Africa. His occupation was recorded as Schoolmaster.[3] (His brother Clement Arthur Yates probably emigrated with him.)

They had four children.

He passed away in 1933 at the age of 58.[4]

Occupation: Inspector of Schools

Cause of Death: Cardiac Failure


  1. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch ( : 1 October 2014), Ernest Edward Yates, 1875; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  2. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018, Ernest Edward Yates, ); citing 101, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 855,618.
  3. "South Africa, Natal Province, Civil Marriages, 1845-1955," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 March 2018), Ernest Edward Yates and Ellen Davey, 02 Jul 1901; citing Umzinto, Natal, South Africa; 00689; National Archives and Records Service of South Africa, Pretoria; 1,795,036.
  4. "South Africa, Transvaal, Probate Records from the Master of the Supreme Court, 1869-1958", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 7 March 2019), Ernest Edward Yates, 1933.
  • "South Africa, Transvaal, Civil Death, 1869-1954," database, FamilySearch ( : 5 March 2019), Ernest Edward Yates, 18 Oct 1933; citing Death, Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa, National Archives of South Africa, Pretoria.

Census Records

  • "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 December 2017), Ernest Edward Yates, Thornton, Lancashire, England; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,"

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