John Yate Lee 1801 – 1905

John Yate Lee 1801 – 1905? was a Barrister at Lincoln’s Inn, a Conveyancer and a Registrar at Liverpool Crown Court, and the Treasurer of the Liverypool Branch of the British Homeopathic Association, and the Chairman of the Committee of the Liverpool Homeopathic Dispensary.

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 … ,

Of interest:

Charles Wellbeloved taught James Martineau.

3 thoughts on “John Yate Lee 1801 – 1905”

  1. I beliave John Yate Lee was my great great grandfather and was the son of Thomas Lee b 1760 d 1840
    Thomas married a Lydia Keay whose mothers maiden name was Yate

  2. hi,,my great great great grandfather was george davenport, the coachdriver at Rocklands Bebington from 1873 until he died in 1893.In 1881 the house was owned by francis j preston a distiller from liverpool.

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