Billyard Genealogy: Alexander William Yetman

Alexander William Yetman (b. 1886)   


Occupation: Printer (1905); Clerk (1911, 1913); Photographer (1918); Musician (1929)

Parents: Levi Yetman (1847-1925) & Anne Flora Macdonald Stewart (b. 1856)

Sibling: Mabel Rosamond Augusta Yetman (b. 1880)

Spouse: Kathleen Lyford (b. 1884)

Children (3): Florence May Yetman (b. 1910), Pearl Alexandra Yetman (b. 1913), Zena Kathleen Yetman (b. 1919)

Life Events:
[Year][Date][Age][Event]
1886Sep 3   Born in London, England      [1]
1891 [4-5y] Lived at 17 Albermarle St, St. George Southwark registration district, Surrey, England      [5]
1901 [14-15y] Lived in (Chichester House), Brighton, Brighton, England      [6]
1905Oct 19   [19y, 1m, 16d] Emigrated from Middlesex, England      [2]
  "Oct 27   [19y, 1m, 24d] Immigrated to Toronto, Ontario, Canada      [2]
 aboard the ship Bavarian, from Liverpool, England, to Montreal, Canada. Passenger list states that Alexander was heading for Toronto.
1910Jan 5   [23y, 4m, 2d] Married Kathleen Lyford (b. 1884) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada      [13, 14]
  "Nov 17   [24y, 2m, 14d]   - birth of daughter Florence May Yetman (b. 1910) in Ontario, Canada      [7, 15]
1911 [24-25y] Lived at 35 Austin A, Toronto, Ontario, Canada      [7]
1913Jul 6   [26y, 10m, 3d]   - birth of daughter Pearl Alexandra Yetman (b. 1913) at 37 Austin St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada      [14]
~1918 Dec   [~32y, 3m] Emigrated from Toronto, Ontario, Canada      [3]
  "Dec 11   [32y, 3m, 8d] Immigrated to Lancing, Sussex, England      [3]
 aboard the ship Tunisian, from St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, to Liverpool, England.
 ?    Immigrated to Toronto, Ontario, Canada      [4]
 alexander arrived by sea from England to New York, arriving on 18 Dec 1929, and then took an L.V.R. Train from New York to Toronto.
1919Nov 20   [33y, 2m, 17d]   - birth of daughter Zena Kathleen Yetman (b. 1919) in Douglas House, Lansing, Sussex, England      [8, 16, 17]
 ?    Emigrated from High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England      [4]
 ?    Lived at 11 Bowen Lane, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England      [8]
 ?    Lived at 79 Oxford Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England      [8, 9]
 ?   Aug 25   Died in Toronto, Ontario, Canada      [10, 11]
  Buried in Section 8 Lot 7592, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada      [10, 12]

Census information:
Census Name Age Birth Birth Date Religion Origin Occ. Immi­grated
1891 Alexander W Yetman 4 London          
1901 Alec W. Yetman 14   ''       Pupil  
1911 Alexander Yetman 24 England Sept 1886 Methodist England Clerk 1905
1921 Alexander W. Yetman 34y 10m London          

Notes

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Sources:
   [1] - World War I Attestation Paper (27557)
   [2] - Passenger list from the ship Bavarian (27 October 1905, p15).
   [3] - Passenger list from the ship Tunisian (11 Dec 1918, p23).
   [4] - Canadian Immigration Service, 19 December 1929.
   [5] - 1891 Census [St George (1), London, England, row 24]
   [6] - 1901 Census [Brighton (1), Brighton, England, row 9]
   [7] - 1911 Census [Toronto West (1), Toronto, Ontario, Canada, row 2]
   [8] - Passenger list from the ship Albertic (17 November 1929), p 188.
   [9] - UK outward passenger list for the ship S.S. Olympic (11 Dec 1929, p1).
   [10] - Cemetery Records
   [11] - Andrew Philip Billyard
   [12] - Robert Milo Billyard & Evelyn Kathleen (née Dawe) Billyard
   [13] - Passenger list from the ship Lake Champlain, departure (28 June 1904, p4)
   [14] - Ontario Birth Registry for Pearl Yetman (1913:09098)
   [15] - Ontario Birth Registry for Florence May Yetman (1910:09942)
   [16] - English Birth Registry for Zena Kathleen Yetman (GRO 1919, v2b, p494 c108, Steyning)
   [17] - Obituary for Zena Kathleen (nee Yetman) Elson (https://www.tributearchive.com/obituaries/11596861/Zena-Elson)


Last updated 30 Aug 2022 by Andrew Billyard

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