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Operative Society of Masons Obituaries: Surnames – X-Z

A list of the fortnightly returns of the Operative Society of Masons, Quarrymen and Allied Trades of England and Wales (including details of the document references needed to order the volumes) is included in our online catalogue.

Surname: First name: Branch / Location: Age at death: Relationship to member: Date of Fortnightly Return: Date of death: Cause of death: Entitled to benefits: Other info:
Yallam Henry Bristol (White Lion) 44
19 Feb-4 Mar 1880 24 Feb 1880 Consumption Full
Yarker James Harrogate

28 Nov-12 Dec 1878 30 Nov 1878 Accidently killed by a ladder on which he was standing being knocked away by a cart

Yarker John Idle 40
13-27 Nov 1879 21 Nov 1879 Consumption Full Application for superannuation in return for 10-24 Jul 1879, p.10.
Yarker Lilian Idle 9 months Daughter of the late John Yarker 13-27 May 1880 15 May 1880
Full
Yarker Sarah Ann Bradford 75 Widow of John Yarker 21 May 1919 11 May 1919 Senilis, cardiac failure £4
Yarker Thomas Bradford 27
17 Nov-1 Dec 1898 21 Nov 1898 Chronic bronchitis
Out of benefit
Yarwood Thomas Northwich 63
24 Nov-8 Dec 1870 23 Nov 1870 Dysentry Half
Yarworth James E. Liverpool (North) 30
3-17 Oct 1878 15 Sep 1878 Pneumonia Full
Yates Charles H. Preston 2 years Son of Henry Yates 18 May-1 Jun 1876 14 May 1876
Full
Yates Daniel Malton 44
15-29 Dec 1898 25 Dec 1898 Phthisis pulmonalis £12 Superannuated
Yates George Burnley

3-17 Aug 1871 7 Aug 1871


Yates Henry Preston 37
25 Aug-8 Sep 1887 27 Aug 1887 Phthisis Full Application for superannuation in return for 21 Apr-5 May 1887, p.9.
Yates Herbert Preston 21 months Son of Henry Yates 30 Jun-14 Jul 1887 29 Jun 1887
Full
Yates Hugh Bolton 52
17-31 Aug 1882 19 Aug 1882 Atrophy of the brain Full
Yates James Blackburn 43
21 Apr-5 May 1887 15 Apr 1887 Phthisis pulmonalis Full Application for superannuation in return for 10-24 Feb 1887, p.8.
Yates James Bolton 2 weeks Son of William Yates 24 Jun-8 Jul 1869 29 Jun 1869 Spinal disease Full
Yates James Chorley 68
23 Apr-7 May 1885 3 May 1885 Chronic rheumatic arthritis Full
Yates James Derby

24 Mar-7 Apr 1864


"Oppositionists dead", p.2.
Yates James Sheffield 42
7-21 Mar 1867 18 Mar 1867 Consumption Full
Yates Jessie Leigh 2 Daughter of Alexander Yates 10-24 Sep 1885 6 Aug 1885
Full
Yates John Blackburn 36
1-15 Jun 1876 2 Jun 1876 Phthisis pulmonalis Full
Yates John Preston

13-27 Feb 1862 20 Feb 1862 Congestion of the lungs

Yates John Preston 32
15-29 Apr 1858 26 Apr 1858 Phthisis Half
Yates John Sheffield 44
5 Mar 1913 21 Feb 1913 Chronic rheumatism £10
Yates John Henry Preston 56
23 May-6 Jun 1895 24 May 1895 Phthisis £12
Yates Joseph Manchester (Central) 52
17 Sep-1 Oct 1903 26 Sep 1903 Pulmonary tuberculosis £10
Yates Marlborough Rugby 59
9-23 Jul 1891 9 Jun 1891 Influenza
"This member was out of benefit at the time of his death"
Yates Minnie Blackpool 1 Daughter of Henry Yates 21 Dec 1882-4 Jan 1883 27 Dec 1882
Full
Yates Richard P. Preston 3 Son of Henry Yates 30 Jun-14 Jul 1887 12 Jul 1887
Full
Yates Rose Sheffield 7 months Daughter of James Yates 28 Jun-12 Jul 1866 16 Jun 1866 Effusion of the brain Full
Yates Stephen London (Paviers' Arms) 42
17 Sep-1 Oct 1857 14 Sep 1857 Consumption Full
Yates William Bolton

14-28 Apr 1870 23 Apr 1870 Accidently killed by falling off a chimney stack
Not entitled as ran into arrears - used as example to other members
Yates William Liverpool (Pontack) 2 Son of Hugh Yates 10-24 Mar 1864 16 Mar 1864 Convulsions, caused by an injury to the back Full
Yates William Malton 57
24 Jan-7 Feb 1901 1 Feb 1901 Phthisis £12
Yeadon John Bromley Shipley 42
1-15 Dec 1898 5 Dec 1898 Fibroid phthisis £10 Result of raffle of his tools in return for 18 May-1 Jun 1899, p.16
Yeaman Elizabeth Ann North Shields 1 year and 7 months Daughter of James Yeaman 5-19 Jun 1873 12 Jun 1873 Ulcer Full
Yeates Albert E. London (Shoreditch) 17 months Son of Edwin Yeates 7-21 Oct 1886 4 Oct 1886
Full
Yeates Clara London (Shoreditch) 4 months Daughter of Edwin Yeates 2-16 Aug 1883 8 Aug 1883
Full
Yeates Florence London (Shoreditch) 2 weeks Daughter of Edwin Yeates 29 Nov-13 Dec 1877 24 Nov 1877
Full
Yeatman / Yateman George Oxford 70
29 Sep-13 Oct 1892 2 Oct 1892 Pneumonia £3 Application for superannuation in return for 4-18 Apr 1889, pp.8-9 [MSS.78/OS/4/1/71].
Yeeles William Lincoln 33
22 Apr-6 May 1886 23 Apr 1886 Phthisis pulmonalis Full Account of funeral expenses in return for 6-20 May 1886, p.10 (balance sent to his mother at Kingsdown, Box, Wiltshire).
Yeo Edward Thomas Nottingham 46
16 Jan 1918 1 Jan 1918 Phthisis pulmonalis £10
Yeo James Bristol

26 Nov-10 Dec 1868 3 Dec 1868 Accidently killed: brick fell on him from a scaffold
Info re "apathy" of deceased towards paying dues included in return
Yeoman E. Mary Plymouth 4 Daughter of James Yeoman 26 Oct-9 Nov 1871 29 Oct 1871 Diphtheria Full
Yeoman Edward Scarborough 38
14-28 Dec 1854 27 Dec 1854 Rupture of blood vessel

Yeoman James Newton Abbot 69
18 Jan-1 Feb 1906 21 Jan 1906 Apoplexy £12 Application for superannuation, through Plymouth lodge, in return for 15-29 Mar 1894, p.10 [MSS.78/OS/4/1/75].
Yeoman Mary Ann Newton Abbot 82 Widow 7 Apr 1920 2 Mar 1920
£4
Yeomans Albert Manchester 52
15-29 Aug 1895 22 Aug 1895 Hemorrhage of lungs £12 Application for superannuation in return for 16-30 Oct 1890, p.9 [MSS.78/OS/4/1/71].
Yeomans John Manchester (Astley Arms) 1 day Son of Albert Yeomans 11-25 Jul 1878 10 Jul 1878
Full
Yeudall William Penryn (Britannia) 57
12-26 Mar 1863 24 Feb 1863 Consumption Full
Yewdall James Leeds

23 Jan-6 Feb 1868


"Oppositionists dead", p.3.
Yoemans Richard Leamington 51
5-19 Jan 1893


Out of benefit at the time of his death
York William Newcastle on Tyne 41
7-21 Aug 1879 14 Aug 1879 Phthisis Full
Yorke Mary Newcastle on Tyne 65 Widow of William Yorke 4-18 Nov 1897 9 Nov 1897 Natural causes £5
Yorks / York Henry Leicester 40
22 Jan-5 Feb 1903 21 Jan 1903 Phthisis £12 Return for 5-19 Mar 1903, p.18: "Leicester - Mrs York, widow of Harry York, has received through G.W. Moore, Secretary here, the sum of £7 3s 4d, being the proceeds of a concert held by the London (Battersea) Lodge on her behalf. She sincerely thanks the Battersea members, and all who subscribed to her benefit"
Youde Thomas Clevedon

16 Feb-2 Mar 1882
Phthisis

Youlton Joseph Chelsea 54
17-31 May 1866 28 May 1866 Pneumonia Full
Young Alexander Old Swan 46
13-27 Oct 1859 19 Oct 1859 Ulceration of the larynx Full
Young Alice Maude Sheffield 11 months Daughter of John Young 27 Jun-11 Jul 1878 7 Jul 1878
Full
Young Charles Bury 42
15-29 Aug 1895 22 Aug 1895 Fibroid phthisis £12 Notice in return for 2-16 May 1889, p.11: "Charles Young, who worked at Edinburgh Cathedral in 1878 would like to hear from Frank Taylor, supposed to be about London or Bristol; address: C. Young, 15, Andrew Street, Rochdale Road, Bury, Lancashire" [MSS.78/OS/4/1/71].
Young George Buxton 30
17-31 Mar 1881 12 Mar 1881 Phthisis

Young George Lancaster 48
14-28 Mar 1895 18 Mar 1895 Phthisis £10
Young George Monmouth 55
30 Jan-13 Feb 1896 9 Feb 1896 Phthisis £3
Young Harriet Carlisle 75 Widow of William Young 8-22 Sep 1898 2 Sep 1898 Senile decay £5
Young Henry Mansfield 35
31 Aug-14 Sep 1882 10 Sep 1882 Phthisis pulmonalis Full
Young John London (Paviors' Arms) 59
16-30 Aug 1860 16 Aug 1860 Diseased liver Full
Young John Sheffield 60
26 Jan-9 Feb 1910 29 Jan 1910 Erysipelas £10 Application for superannuation in return for 5-19 Feb 1891, pp.8-9 [MSS.78/OS/4/1/72]. Result of raffle of his tools in return for 15-29 Sep 1892, p.7 [MSS.78/OS/4/1/75].
Young John Sheffield 37
13-27 Apr 1893 9 Apr 1893 Phthisis pulmonalis £12 Results of raffle of his tools in return for 14-28 Sep 1893, p.7.
Young John Ingham Manchester 46
7-21 Dec 1893 30 Nov 1893 Phthisis £10
Young John Magnus North Shields 33
27 Sep-11 Oct 1894 30 Sep 1894 Phthisis £10
Young Joseph Preston 34
10-24 Aug 1899 12 Aug 1899


Young Joseph Preston 33
16 Feb-2 Mar 1871 20 Feb 1871 Diabetes Full
Young Robert Halifax 48
16-30 Jun 1898 16 Jun 1898 Phthisis pulmonalis £10
Young William Carlisle 58
20 Sep-4 Oct 1877 21 Sep 1877 Bright's disease of the kidneys Full "The deceased Bro. was very highly respected in Carlisle by his fellow members, and although only 58 years of age, he had been a member for over 39 years, an example of consistent adherence to the principles of unionism that many would do well to follow". Poems by William Young of Carlisle Lodge in returns for 16-30 Jan 1862, p.9 [MSS.78/OS/4/1/24], 9-23 Apr 1863, p.6 [MSS.78/OS/4/1/25], and 25 Nov-9 Dec 1869, p.8 [MSS.78/OS/4/1/36].
Young William Gateshead 33
28 Oct-11 Nov 1869 4 Nov 1869 Accidently killed: fatally injured by falling of gable end of Primitive Methodist Chapel, Cambridge Street, Newcastle Full Application for accident provision and extract from local newspaper in return for 11-25 Nov 1869, p.7. Letter of thanks from widow, Sarah Young at Wrekington, in return for 21 Jul-4 Aug 1870, p.9 [MSS.78/OS/4/1/38].
Young William York

4-18 Mar 1847 5 Mar 1847 Consumption

Yule James Headingley 38
10-24 Mar 1898 14 Mar 1898 From a wound in throat self-inflicted while of unsound mind £10
Yule Margaret London (Paviers' Arms) 37 Wife of Thomas Yule 7-21 Aug 1856 4 Aug 1856 Liver complaint Full
Yule Thomas Dover 57
6-20 Apr 1865 18 Apr 1865 Diseased heart and lungs Full