Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 150,708 pages of information and 235,205 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

William Yates (1797-1854)

From Graces Guide

1797 Born in Blackburn

1851 William Yates 54, engineer and iron founder, lived in Blackburn, with Robert Yates 29, engineer, Elizabeth Yates 26, Isabella Yates 24, John Yates 22, engineer, Margaret Yates 16, James Yates 14[1]

1854 Buried in Blackburn[2]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. BMD