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Yearsley Early Origins



The surname Yearsley was first found in Devon where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held lands.

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Yearsley Spelling Variations


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Yearsley Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Yearly, Yearsly, Yearling and others.

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Yearsley Early History


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Yearsley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yearsley research. Another 255 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Yearsley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Yearsley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yearsley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Yearsley Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Yearsley Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Charles Horatio Yearsley, aged 35, who settled in America from Highbridge, England, in 1907
  • Reginald Yearsley, aged 32, who emigrated to the United States from Southampton, England, in 1907
  • Ellen Yearsley, aged 54, who landed in America from Kedderminster, England, in 1912
  • Wilfred Yearsley, aged 28, who landed in America from Winsford, England, in 1915
  • Frederick Yearsley, who settled in America, in 1917
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Yearsley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Henry Yearsley, English convict from Gloucester, who was transported aboard the "Adamant" on March 16, 1821, settling in New South Wales, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Adamant voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1821 with 144 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adamant/1821

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Contemporary Notables of the name Yearsley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Yearsley (post 1700)



  • Ralph Yearsley (1896-1928), British-born, American character actor
  • James Yearsley (1805-1869), English aural surgeon
  • Ann Yearsley (1753-1806), née Cromartie, English poet and writer

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Yearsley Historic Events


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Yearsley Historic Events




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Yearsley Family Crest Products


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Yearsley Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Adamant voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1821 with 144 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adamant/1821

Other References

  1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  2. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  6. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  11. ...

The Yearsley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yearsley 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 17 November 2014 at 15:26.

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