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John Yate Lee 1801 - 1905

February 22, 2009

John Yate Lee 1801

John Yate Lee was a colleague of John Chapman, John James Drysdale, Edward Hamilton and Frederick Hervey Foster Quin and many others.

John Yate Lee was educated at Manchester College York under *Charles Wellbeloved, graduating in 1816, lived at 10 Serle Street, Lincoln’s Inn, where he was also a student of John Tyrrell.

John Yate Lee was a Chairman of a Sunday School in Stourbridge in 1855.

John Yate Lee also worked in the Liverpool Law Courts, including the Bankruptcy Court in Liverpool, and he owned land at Fulwood Park in Liverpool, once known as ‘millionaire’s row’, where he lived with his wife and children.

In 1844, John Yate Lee, John Chapman, Edward Hamilton and others founded a Bank of Deposit and National Assurance and Investment Association.

By 1900, John Yate Lee was a Court Judge.

From a collection of papers discovered at Rivington Hall, John Yate Lee descended from an old family that lived in the Macclesfield area,

John Yate Lee wrote A Treatise on the Evidence of Abstracts of Title to Real Property, Solicitors’ costs in district courts of bankruptcy under the Bankrupt law, Authorized schedule or table of costs in bankruptcy, for the taxation of … ,

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Charles Wellbeloved taught James Martineau.


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