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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

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Edward Roper Yerbury

(1915-1940)

Edward Roper Yerbury
aged about three

Edward Roper Yerbury  -  b.1915

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

This photograph of Edward Roper Yerbury (1915-1949) was taken by his father, Edward Raeburn Yerbury (1881-1952)

 

Edward Roper Yerbury

Scotland

Edward Roper Yerbury  was born in 1915, taking him middle name from his grandmother Eliza Roper, wife of wife of David Martin Stenhouse of Messrs Stenhouse Linen Manufacturers, Cupar, Fife.

He won awards and trophies for many activities:

-  Cooper's Painting Competition for ages 13 and 14.

-  East of Scotland Figure Skating Club, Junior Section - 1933-34.

-  603rd City Of Edinburgh (Bomber) Squadron, Auxiliary Air Force - dead heat for 1st place in 440 yards race.

He studied photography at the Boroughmuir Commercial Institute in Edinburgh.

 The Press reported in 1932 that he:

"was awarded a prize in the Johnson competition for flashlight photographs in the recent London Exhibition with a portrait of the teacher of his class, Mr AW Hill, taken during a lesson in flashlight photography"

He joined the Yerbury family business in Edinburgh briefly, in 1933.

 

Edward Roper Yerbury

Rhodesia

In  1937, Edward Roper Yerbury emigrated to Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia, where he became manager of the Photographic department of Messrs Lennon Ltd. 

He was an enthusiastic Rover scout,

He represented Matabeleland as a long-jumper at the Empire Games athletic trials in Salisbury in 1937

He was Secretary of the Rhodesia Photographic Society when it staged its exhibition in Bulawayo in July 1939

On 9 September 1939, Edward Roper Yerbury married Miss Patricia Taylor, niece of Sir Percy Fynn, Acting Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia.

David Roper Yerbury was visited by his father and mother, Edward Reuben Yerbury and Grace Philp Yerbury in 1939 on their Tour Round Africa.

David Roper Yerbury was expected to return to Edinburgh to run the Yerbury photographic business but died, following a tragic motorcycle accident in Bulawayo, in June 1940.

 

Edward Roper Yerbury

'The Sky Pilot'

Edward Roper Yerbury
'The Sky Pilot'

ER Yerbury, The Sky Pilot, photographed by his father, ER Yerbury

  Reproduced by courtesy of Trevor E R Yerbury, Edinburgh.   Click here for link to web site.

Edward Roper Yerbury, The Sky Pilot,
photographed by his father, Edward Reuben Yerbury

 

 

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?    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