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John Arthur Yeadon

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John Arthur Yeadon (1839-1923) of Varley and Yeadon and Yeadon and Co

1839 Born in Leeds the son of William Yeadon, Cloth Manufacturer

1870 April 21st. Married(1) in Pool-in-Wharfedale to Annie Catherine Newson

1871 Living at 72 Caledonian Road, Leeds: John A. Yeadon (age 31 born Leeds), Ironfounder and Engineer employing 35 men and 3 boys. With his wife Annie C. Yeadon (age 29 born Leeds). One servant.[1]

1871 May 17th. Death of his wife.[2]

1872 Married (2) in Whitchurch, Salop., to Elizabeth Manning the daughter of the late Samuel Neild

1886-7 Patents. John Arthur Yeadon and Robert Middleton, both of Leeds.[3][4][5]

1890 Patent.[6]

1911 Living at 57 Francis Street, Leeds: John Arthur Yeadon (age 71 born Leeds), Engineer - Employer - Widower. With his son Arthur Edward Kield Yeadon (age 37 born Leeds), Engineer - Employer, and his daughter-in-law Florence Maud Shillito Yeadon (age 38 born Wakefield). One servant.[7]

1923 February 15th. Died, of 8 Victoria Terrace, Headingley, age 82 years.[8]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 Census
  2. Leeds Mercury - Saturday 20 May 1871
  3. Blackburn Standard - Saturday 13 March 1886
  4. York Herald - Saturday 01 January 1887
  5. Leeds Times - Saturday 15 January 1887
  6. Leeds Times - Saturday 19 July 1890
  7. 1911 Census
  8. Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Friday 16 February 1923