Charles Bampfield Yule

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Captain Charles Bampfield Yule, R.N. (1806–1 November 1878 at Anderton, Cornwall) was an explorer and author of the Admiralty Australia Directory.

The third son of Commander John Yule RN who served with Nelson at Trafalgar and a mother who was the daughter of Bampfield Carslake, Charles Bampfield Yule was the brother of the Reverend John Carslake Duncan Yule.[1] On 11 January 1843, while a Lieutenant serving on HMS Bramble Yule discovered and named Heron Island off Queensland, Australia.[2]



  • 2 April 1830 - HMS Bramble

During his command, the Bramble was attached to HMS Rattlesnake during Survey Duties on the East Indies Station, mainly around the coast of Eastern Australia and New Guinea.


  • 'The Australia Directory' edited by J. Burdwood, Master, R. N., from Cape Leeuin to Port Stephens, including Bass Strait and Tasmania - Vol 2, East Coast, Torres Strait and Coral Sea. Compiled by Charles B. Yule, R.N. (1859)[3]

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  1. ^ [1] History of All Saints Church, Bradford
  2. ^ [2] Naval Historical Society of Australia
  3. ^ [3] 'A catalogue of 1017 books, maps, pamphlets, etc. relating to Australia, New Zealand and the South Seas, including many rare volumes with beautiful coloured plates and fine bindings' by George Calvert Pub. by J E Francis, London (1920)

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