Edward Yates was born in 1838 at Halifax, Yorkshire, England.1
He was the son of John Yates and Jane //.
Edward immigrated on 6 Nov 1841 from Liverpool, England via "Martha Ridgway" to Nelson, New Zealand, with John Yates
"Martha Ridgway" arrived Nelson, 7 April 1842.
YATES John, Married, 33, Carpenter
YATES Jane, Married, 31, Wife
YATES Henry, Child, 9
YATES Edward, Child, 2.2
|Father*||John Yates (c 1808 - 28 Mar 1880)|
|Mother*||Jane // (c 1808 - 24 Jan 1890)|
- [S78] BDM Indexes online: England Civil Registration online, findmypast.co.uk . Online www.findmypast.com/ www.ancestry.co.uk;, 1838 Mar Qtr, Halifax, Yorkshire, Vol No 22 Pg 285.
- [S61] Passenger Lists, Shipping Records ), To Nelson by Sailing ship - March 1842-June 1843, Pioneer Passengers, June E Neale. Hereinafter cited as Shipping Records.