YORKE, Thomas (1658-1716), of Gouthwaite and Richmond, Yorks.
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Family and Education
b. 29 June 1658, 1st s. of Sir John Yorke of Gouthwaite, M.P. Richmond 1661-3, by Mary, da. of Maulger Norton of St. Nicholas, nr. Richmond. m. 7 Dec. 1680, Catherine, da. and h. of Thomas Lister of Arnold’s Biggin, Yorks., 3s. 4da. suc. fa. 1663.
Yorke’s mother brought with her as a dowry some property at Richmond, which the family represented continuously for 66 years. Returned as a Whig in 1715, he died next year (buried 16 Nov.).1
Ref Volumes: 1715-1754
Author: Romney R. Sedgwick
- 1. J. W. Clay, Dugdale’s Vis. Yorks. ii. 282.