Yates, Frederick Blakley (1868-1940)

Frederick (“Fred”) Blakley Yates was a real estate agent and mining engineer. He lived at 1909 Beach Avenue from 1907 to 1911, and at number 1, 980 Denman Street in 1912.

Fred was born at Bahia, Brazil, on January 28, 1868. His father was Robert R. Yates. It appears that his mother was Eliza A. Blakley.

Near the end of 1897, in Plymouth, Devon, England, Fred married Nora Loveland. She was born on December 8, 1878, in Guildford, Surrey. Her father was John Loveland. Her mother was Annie Elizabeth Jarrard.

Frederick and Nora arrived in Vancouver by 1904.

They lived at the following addresses.

1904 439 Homer Street (Ellesmere boarding house)
1905 1066 West Pender Street
1907 to 1911 1909 Beach Avenue
1912 Number 1, 980 Denman Street
1913 Number 216, 1290 West 10th Avenue

They later lived in North Vancouver.

Frederick died in North Vancouver, British Columbia, on January 29, 1940.

Nora died in Vancouver on October 14, 1960.

 

Frederick and Nora had a son.

 

Frederick Hayward Loveland Yates

Frederick Hayward Loveland Yates was born on May 4, 1898, in Plymouth, Devon, England.

He served with the Canadian Expeditionary Force in the First World War.

Frederick died in Belgium on October 30, 1917.

 

Sources

 

Robert R Yates (father of Frederick Blakley Yates)

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NN8S-2QQ : accessed 7 December 2015), Robert Yates, 01 Jan 1836; citing , reference item 1 p 1; FHL microfilm 1,656,733. (possible connection)

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NBTP-WFK : accessed 7 December 2015), Robert Yates, 01 Jan 1836; citing , reference item 16 p 103; FHL microfilm 1,470,927. (possible connection)

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VBN1-J23 : accessed 7 December 2015), Robert R Yates in entry for Mary Yates, 1871.

 

Eliza A Blakley (mother of Frederick Blakley Yates)

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VBN1-J2Q : accessed 7 December 2015), Eliza A Yates in entry for Mary Yates, 1871.

 

Frederick Blakley Yates

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VBN1-J27 : accessed 7 December 2015), Frederic B Yates in entry for Mary Yates, 1871.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:26ML-4JV : accessed 7 December 2015), Frederick Blakeley Yates, 1897; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Marriage, Plymouth, Devon, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M59W : accessed 7 December 2015), F R Yates, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63744&highlight=12&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+F+R+Yates; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1911/pdf/e001940122.pdf

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL2T-NBY : accessed 7 December 2015), Fredrick Blakley Yates, 1940.

F.B. Yates, obituary, Vancouver Sun, January 30, 1940, page 20; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=PjRlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=RYkNAAAAIBAJ&pg=3867%2C3861227 [Link leads to column 4; obituary is in column 3.]:

“Frederick Blakley Yates, 72, mining engineer and real estate agent, died Monday in his home, 230 East Twenty-fourth Street, North Vancouver.

He was born in Brazil and came to Vancouver 46 years ago. He had resided on the North Shore six years.

He leaves his wife.

Funeral services will be conducted in Center & Hanna’s chapel, 1049 West Georgia Street, on Wednesday at 1 p.m., Rev. Canon J. Thompson officiating, followed by cremation.”

Frederick Blakley Yates, death notice, Vancouver Province, January 30, 1940, page 15; Vancouver Province, January 31, 1940, page 17; Vancouver Sun, January 30, 1940, page 14 https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=PzRlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=RYkNAAAAIBAJ&pg=867%2C3947033: “Yates—Passed away Jan. 29, 1940, at his home, 230 E. 24th St., North Vancouver, Frederick Blackley [sic] Yates, aged 72 years. Survived by his loving wife. Funeral service at Center & Hanna’s Chapel, Vancouver, Wed. Jan. 31, at 1 o’clock, Rev. Canon James Thompson officiating. Cremation.”

 

Nora Loveland (wife of Frederick Blakley Yates)

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:26MV-TYJ : accessed 7 December 2015), Nora Loveland, 1897; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Marriage, Plymouth, Devon, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLTM-63V : accessed 7 December 2015), Nora Yates, 1960.

 

Frederick Hayward Loveland Yates (son of Frederick Blakley Yates)

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2FW5-CR6 : accessed 7 December 2015), Frederick Hayward L Yates, 1898; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Plymouth, Devon, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

Canadian Expeditionary Force, Name: Yates, Frederick Hayward Loveland; Rank: GNR; Regimental Number: 339318; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 10629 – 33; Item Number: 329946; http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=329946.

Canadian Great War Project; Gunner Frederick Hayward Loveland Yates; Died: October 30, 1917; http://www.canadiangreatwarproject.com/searches/soldierDetail.asp?Id=7494.

Canadian Virtual War Memorial; Frederick Hayward Loveland Yates, October 30, 1917; http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/143549: “Son of Fred B. and Nora Yates, of Vancouver, British Columbia. Born at Plymouth, England.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVPS-MPJC : accessed 7 December 2015), Frederick Hayward Loveland Yates, 1917; Burial, Ypres (Ieper), , West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium, Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery; citing record ID 135438672, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=135438672.

 

Mary R. Yates (sister of Frederick Blakley Yates)

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VBN1-J2W : accessed 7 December 2015), Mary R Yates in entry for Mary Yates, 1871.