17 December 1821 – 1 April 1880

Origin England
First settled in Fremantle/Quindalup WA
Original Occupation Cooper
Occupation in Australia Saw Miller, Timber Trader


Departure Port California USA
Arrival Year 1841


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Born, raised and educated in England. Arrived in Fremantle 1841 via California USA. First worked in Fremantle as a Cooper - 1848-49. Set up as a merchant 1853. Established sawmills and commenced timber trading from Quindalup - operational until the late 1890's.
Henry John Yelverton died 1st April 1880 at Quindalup, his son Henry John II continued with the business.


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  • There is a bio of HJ Yelverton in the ADB:

    Fri 8 Apr 2016

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