Fred Yates

Fred Yates was born in Urmston a suburb of Manchester in July 1922. After a
spell as an insurance clerk he served in the Grenadier Guards during the war and
then returned to civvy street as a painter and decorator. Twenty years of
teaching followed before at the age of 46 giving up teaching and moving to
Cornwall “to avoid becoming a mental wreck”. The Fred Yates story was just

fred yates self portrait

Fred Yates self portrait


Fred Yates original paintings for sale


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