Burial register ID: 12903
Surname: YATES
First name: MARY
Middle names: ANN
Gender: Female
Age: 82 Years
Cause of death: Unknown
Burial type:
Date of death: 13-Dec-1915
Date of burial: 14-Dec-1915

Block: 111
Plot: 2


In loving memory of


Beloved husband of


Who departed this life

April 21st 1893.

Aged 69 years.

Also of


Mother of the above

Who died June 11th 1873.

Aged 74 years.


Wife of the above

Died 13th Dec 1915.

Aged 82 years.

[The grave consists of a white marble stone slab (at present lying flat) with a concrete surround and earth cover.]

Bio contributor: Deniece Gresham

Mary Ann Yates née Jones (1832/33 – 1915)

Mary Ann née Jones was born in Wales in August 1832/3. She married in England Edward Knowles and was widowed with two children, Mary Anne and John Knowles.
She married John Yates on the 2nd of February 1863 in Hobart. The marriage certificate of John Yates and Mary Knowles on the 2nd of February 1863 states that John was 32 years old and Mary 30. He was a Pavoir and she a Widow. The witnesses were F.W. Patson and Geo. Cooper and the ceremony took place at St David’s Cathedral in Hobart. Both John and Mary made their mark with an X. John and Mary Ann Knowles/Yates had three children, William, Esther and David.

Mary Ann Knowles/Yates died in Dunedin on December 13th 1915 aged 82 years and was buried on December 14th in the same plot as her husband. Her Death Certificate states that she died of senile decay of the heart, 6 months, and exhaustion. Mary Ann’s last known address was 14 Maybank Street, Opoho, Dunedin (her daughter’s residence).

There are 6 Interments in this grave:

Surname First names Age Date of death Date of burial
MOFFETT MARGARET 59 Years 13-Jun-1968 17-Jun-1968
YATES ANN 74 Years 09-Jun-1873 12-Jun-1873
YATES ANNIE 81 Years 11-Jun-1948 12-Jun-1948
YATES JOHN 69 Years 21-Apr-1893 23-Apr-1893
YATES MARY ANN 82 Years 13-Dec-1915 14-Dec-1915
YATES WILLIAM 86 Years 10-Aug-1950 12-Aug-1950