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Emma and Harriet Yates

Emma Yates, left, born within Fort Victoria in 1850, and her sister Harriet, born 1851. They were pupils number two and three registered at the Sisters of St. Anne school shortly after it opened in 1858.

Emma Yates in Copenhagen, after her 1879 marriage to Alex MacGregor.

Emma Yates

Harriet Yates

Harriet Yates, before her marriage to Sims Woodhead in 1881. She became Lady Woodhead after World War I.

Mary Yates Harper was born in Victoria 1854.

Mary Yates Harper

Mary Harper and husband in Columbo

Mary Yates Harper and her husband were photographed in Columbo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).

Mary Yates Harper

Mary Yates Harper

James Stuart Yates

James Stuart Yates as a young student in Edinburgh.

James Stuart Yates, LLB, MA, at his graduation from Edinburgh University. He returned to Victoria in 1881 and practiced law here until his 90th year.

James Stuart Yates - graduation

James Stuart Yates - lawyer

James Stuart Yates as a well-known Victoria lawyer in a portrait by Canadian artist Robin Watt

Harry Yates, second son of James and Mary Yates, was born in Victoria in 1859. He returned in the early 1880s, and married Nellie Austin in 1889.

Harry Yates

Catherine Jane Yates

Catherine Jane Yates, the last child of James and Mary Yates, was born in 1861 after they returned to Edinburgh.

Mary Yates with Harry and Catherine

Mary Yates with Harry and Catherine

Alderman James Stuart Yates
James Stuart Yates, seated bottom left, with Mayor Hayward and fellow Victoria aldermen in Christmas photo, 1900.

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