|Born||1831 Blaxhall. Suffolk|
|Died||1916 Humberstone Vicarage, Leicestershire|
|Occupation||Clerk in Holy Orders|
Baptised 28 6 1831 Blaxhall, Suffolk.
Alfred was the son of George Bates born 1779 Blaxhall, Suffolk and died 1857 Woodbridge, Suffolk and Mary Elizabeth Waller born 1794 Suffolk and died 9 12 1870 Woodbridge, Suffolk. They married 6 1 1829 Suffolk. They had another son George Waller Bates born 1829 and died 1911. George Bates was a farmer of 500 acres employing 18 labourers.
|1866||Married Emily Edith ALDRICH in Ipswich, Suffolk|
|1869||Birth of son Ernest BATES|
|1870||Birth of daughter Agnes E BATES|
|1872||Birth of son Arthur George BATES|
|1873||Birth of son Herbert Alfred BATES|
|1875||Birth of daughter Florence May BATES|
|1877||Birth of son Wilfred Nauton BATES|