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The Anglo-Saxon name Yeardley comes from the family having resided in Yardley, a place-name found in several locations throughout England.

Yeardley Early Origins



The surname Yeardley was first found in Staffordshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Conquest in 1066.

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Yeardley Spelling Variations


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Yeardley Spelling Variations



Yeardley has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Yardley, Yardeley, Yeardley, Yardly and others.

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Yeardley Early History


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Yeardley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yeardley research. Another 115 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1632 and 1693 are included under the topic Early Yeardley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Yeardley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yeardley Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Yeardley Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Yeardleys to arrive on North American shores:

Yeardley Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • George Yeardley, who landed in Bermuda in 1609-1610
  • Sir George Yeardley, who landed in Virginia in 1616
  • Argall Yeardley, who arrived in Virginia in 1623
  • Frances Yeardley, who arrived in Virginia in 1623
  • Elizabeth Yeardley, who arrived in Jamestown, Va in 1624
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Yeardley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yeardley Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 11 August 2014 at 17:01.

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