Edward Yates

ID# 6677, (1870 - 5 Dec 1928)

Edward Yates was born in 1870 at Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand ,

Parents: Henry and Agnes Bell Yates.1

He was the son of Henry Yates and Agnes Bell Haigh.

Edward witnessed the marriage of William Edward Corlett and Amy Yates on 28 Oct 1894 St Matthews Church, Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand .2,3

Edward died on 5 Dec 1928 at 10 Bloomfield Crescent, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand , at age 58 years.4

Edward's death notice appeared on 6 Dec 1928 in the "Evening Post", New Zealand ,


On the 5th Decemeber 1928, at his residence, 10 Bloomfield Crescent, Lower Hutt, (suddenly), Edward, dearly beloved husband of Harriet May Yates, aged 59 years.
Private interment.5

Edward was buried on 7 Dec 1928 at Taita Old Cemetery, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand ,

Edward beloved husband of Harriett Amy Yates, died 5 Dec 1928 aged 58yrs
and Harriett Amy loved wife of Edward Yates died 4 Sept 1957 aged 84yrs.6

13 Dec 1928 Edward Yates was mentioned in the "Hutt News", New Zealand , newspaper

The death occured suddenly on Wednesday morning of Mr Edward Yates at his residence, Bloomfield Crescent, Lower Hutt. Deceased was the yougest son of the late Mr Henry and Mrs A B Yates, of Masterton. He was for 20 years a keen and enthusiastic member of the Hutt Bowling Club and for several years a member of its management committee. He is survived by his widow, three sons, also three sisters, Mesdames Hare (Lyall Bay), HH Liddle and C Perry (Masterton) and one brother, Mr G H Yates (Masterton) and one grand-daughter.7

Father*Henry Yates (30 Dec 1832 - 18 Jan 1872)
Mother*Agnes Bell Haigh (25 Feb 1839 - 7 Nov 1920)


  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1870 NZ Online Indexes: 1870/20111. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  3. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: Folio No 3386, 1894.
  4. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 1928 NZ Online Database: 1928/ 7762 aged 59 yrs - Folio No 3519.
  5. [S10] Newspaper, Various Papers, Evening Post, Vol CVI, Issue 131, 6 December 1928, Page 1. Hereinafter cited as Newspaper Article.
  6. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), NZSG Cemetery Records - M01.27 No 3413. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.
  7. [S10] Newspaper Article, Hutt News, vol 1, Issue 29, 13 December 1928, Page 6.