His life and books
|Born: 1863 Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester|
|Samuel Yates 1831-1901|
|Mary McMullen 1832-1890|
|Harry Yates 1859-1941|
|Arthur Yates 1861-1926|
|Ellen Yates 1863-1946|
|William George Yates 1863-1891|
|Ernest Yates 1866-1947|
|Mary Yates 1870-1924|
|Percy Yates 1873-1936|
|Harriet Ada Yates 1874-1874|
|William Dixon 1867-1945|
|Annie Dixon 1894-|
|May Dixon 1897-|
Ellen Yates was born on 21 September 1863 at Chorlton-cum-Hardy in Manchester, the daughter of Samuel Yates 1831-1901 of Manchester and his wife née Mary McMullen 1832-1890. Her father was a seed merchant trading in the city.
In 1892 she was married to William Dixon 1867-1945. He was born in Camden Town in London, and became an Associate of the Royal School of Mines.
When the Census was taken in 1901 they were living at "Dartford", Homesfield Road, Worthing in Sussex.
They had the following children:
Annie Dixon. She was born in 1894 at Crouch End, London.
May Dixon. She was born in 1897 at Worthing, Sussex.
Their mother Ellen Dixon née Yates died on 21 January 1946 at St Albans in Hertfordshire.
Her Will was proved on 14 February 1947 (1).
Her husband predeceased her in 1945.
(1) "DIXON Ellen of Kauguri Batchwood-drive St. Albans Hertfordshire widow died 21 January 1946 Probate Manchester 14 February to Robert Tinker solicitor Annie Dixon spinster and Samuel Yates seed merchant. Effects £1697 11s 7d." England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations) 1858-1966 (1947) page 775.