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Edward Reuben Yerbury

(18431932)

Edward Reuben Yerbury 

Edward Reuben Yerbury  -  1843-1933

  Reproduced by courtesy of the Yerbury Family.   Click here for link to web site.

Edward Reuben Yerbury (18431932) was a portrait photographer.  He attended London School of Photography, then came to Edinburgh and became a partner in Yerbury & Stewart.

The business became his own four years later, and remained at the same site, on the corner of Hanover Street and Princes Street opposite the National Galleries of Scotland, until 1912.

Edward Reuben Yerbury married Emma Tyrrell.    The couple celebrated their Golden Wedding on 14 October 1925.

 

Edward Reuben Yerbury

EPS Member

Edward Reuben Yerbury was EPS Secretary, 1874-76. He gave a lecture to EPS in 1876 entitled:

"The Aims and Objects of Photographic Societies with Suggestions for increasing the Prosperity of our own."  

He exhibited 5 platinotype photographs in the 1890 EPS Exhibition.

 

Edward Reuben Yerbury

1881 Census

Edward Reuben Yerbury was listed in the 1881 census as:

Photographer

Born:  1843, London

Resident:  Flat 3,  16 Livingstone Place, Edinburgh

Wife:  Emma Tyrrell

Children

1.  Emma Darnigs

aged 4

(born:  Edinburgh)

2.  Elizabeth Tyrrell

aged 1

(born:  Edinburgh)

 

Further children (born 1881 and later)

3.  Edward Reuben

b. 1881

(born:  Edinburgh)

4.  Eleanor

b. 1883

(born:  Edinburgh)

[DR Torrance]

 

Edward Reuben Yerbury and his wife and brothers and sisters

Dates of Death

Thank you to Tony Martin-Jones, Canberra, Australia, who has been researching the Yerbury family history, for providing the following comments.

Tony wrote:

Edward Reuben Yerbury

"Edward Reuben YERBURY (born in 1843) died on 29 July 1932 at 121 Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh.

There had been some confusion as to the year of death of Edward Reuben Yerbury, reported elsewhere as being 1933.  However, Tony Martin-Jones has now clarified the position, after visiting the National Library of Australia in Canberra and consulting the death notices in the Scotsman for 1932, then providing the details above.    - Peter Stubbs, December 19, 2006

Emma Yerbury

"Emma YERBURY or TYRRELL, Edward R's wife died, on 4 January 1933, at 121 Dalkeith Road. Her probate record is indexed under both surnames."

Eleanor Darnigo Yerbury

"Eleanor Darnigo Yerbury, sister of Edward Reuben Yerbury (b.1843),  was also a photographer.

She died on 2 January 1917 at 27 Culverden Park Road, Tunbridge Wells, England, aged 72 years."

Eleanor Darnigo Yerbury

"Eleanor Darnigo YERBURY, ERY's sister, who was also a photographer, died on 2 January 1917 at 27 Culverden Park Road, Tunbridge Wells, England, aged 72 years."

Elizabeth Lief YERBURY

"Elizabeth Lief YERBURY, ERY's sister, died on 30 October 1930 at 27 Culverden Park Road, Tunbridge Wells, England, aged 78 years."

Samuel George YERBURY

"Samuel George YERBURY, ERY's brother, and also at one stage a photographer, died on 23 October 1934 at 2a Bow Road, Poplar, London."

Tony Martin-Jones, Canberra, ACT, Australia:  December 17, 2006

 

The Yerbury family of photographers

ER Yerbury x 3  -  Professional photographers in Edinburgh

Photographers

eDWARD rEUBEN yERBURY  1843-1933

Edward Reuben Yerbury - 1843-1932

eDWARD rEUBEN yERBURY  1881-1952

Edward Reuben Yerbury - 1881-1952

Edward Roper Yerbury  -  1915-1940  -  aged about three   Edward Roper Yerbury  -  1915-1940

Edward Roper Yerbury - 1915-1940

David Stenhouse Yerbury  1925-1980

David Stenhouse Yerbury -1925-1980

Trevor Yerbury  -  born 1951

Trevor ER Yerbury - 1951- .....

and Faye Yerbury

Eleanor D Yerbury - b.1845

Laura G Yerbury

Studios

Yerbury Studio  -  1892

Yerbury Studio  -  Photos  -  1932

Yerbury Studio  -  Photo  -  1869-1912

Photos

Yerbury  -  Photo of de Gaulle

Yerbury  -  Circular Photo of Watson's

Businesses

Yerbury & Stewart

Yerbury  -  Businesses Taken Over

Family

ER Yerbury -  3 Generations

Yerbury -  Family Tree

Studio Photos

Yerbury  -  Cartes de Visite

Yerbury  -  Cartes de Visite - backs

Yerbury  -  Cabinet Prints

Yerbury  -  Dating old photos

Yerbury  -  Early 1900s

Yerbury  -  Platinotype Prints

Yerbury  -  Postcard Portraits

Yerbury & Son  -  Platinotype Portrait

Yerbury & Son  -  Workers, 1907

Postcards

ER Yerbury  -  Postcard views

 

  

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EdinPhoto - Home Page  Please send me an e-mail ...  with your questions, comments, suggestions or news.   At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.     At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.  

Photographs and Other Images  -  These include portraits of photographers  -  photographic outings -  Princes Street views  -  Newhaven Fishwives  -  etc.  Early Photography in Edinburgh  -  Talbot, Brewster, Hill & Adamson, Early Professional Photographers in Princes Street, etc.  Professional Photographers in Edinburgh  -  1840 to 1940  -  Their names, dates of business and studio addresses.  The Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1856 to 1873  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, etc.  The History of Edinburgh Photographic Society  -  1861 to date  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, Poems, etc.  EPS Publications - EPS Handwritten Records  -  Photographic Journals  -  Trade Directories  -  Books  -  etc.  Thanks to all who have encouraged and supported me in creating the EdinPhoto web site  -  including descendants of photographers  -  researchers  -  providers of photographs and other material  Background notes on the research thal led up to the creation of this site  -   together with lists of new material added to the site since its launch.  Brief comments on how this site might be used  -  Just browsing?  -  Seeking specific information?  Please add your questions, suggestions or other comments to the Guest Book.  Links to other web sites  -  Photographic Societies  -  Photographic History  -  Family History  -  etc.  Click here to find the link to the Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society web site.

 

A selection of my photographs, many from Edinburgh throughout the year.   Also photos from Scotland, London, Iceland, Italy, Hong Kong and elsewhere    Many old maps of Edinburgh (Old Town, New Town, while City), Leith and Newhaven.  Includes several old transport maps and a comparison of old maps with recent aerial photos.   Old engravings, mailly of Edinburgh scenes.  Some from the 1820s, some from the 1890s,  some others - includes many hand-coloured examples from the 1820s.   News from Edinburgh today  -  Events, Collections, Buildings and Gardens, Transport   This site includes     1. Post card portraits taken in studios in Edinburgh:    2. Post card views either takeen/published by Ediburgh photographers or views of Edinburgh, or both.y Edinburgh    Views of Edinburgh, grouped into three sections:     1. Street views:    2. Buildings:    3. Around Edinburgh   Views of transport around Edinburgh  -  Horse drawn trams and buses, cable cars, electric trams, buses and a few railway photos.  Also several maps of Edinburgh's bus and tram routes.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks