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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
1854 Buried in Blackburn