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Sir William 
Yorke
ante 1640 - post 1678


Sir William 
Yorke
, Knt., of Lessingham, Lincs. Issue - 6 sons and 2 daus.? There is a marriage licence for 1690... April 15 Sir "William Yorke, K*, of Lessingham, co. Lincoln, "Widower, & Kathe- rine Leeke, of "Wymeswould, co. Leicester, "Widow ; at "Wymeswould afs d or [blank]. William Yorke, of Lessingham, in the county of Lincoln, knight [“militem”], & “domina” Katherine Leeke, w. 6 May 1691 If so, see: Quitclaim by Sir William Yorke of Lessingham, Lincs., to Thomas Okeover, gent., heir... This record is held by Derbyshire Record Office See contact details Reference: D231M/E716 Description: Quitclaim by Sir William Yorke of Lessingham, Lincs., to Thomas Okeover, gent., heir apparent of Rowland Okeover and Katherine his wife, daughter and heir of William Leeke, of all suits, claims and demands in law or equity concerning any disbursements on the account of the said Katherine, or for any maintenance of her or any of her servants. 22 Aug Date: 1700 Held by: Derbyshire Record Office, Quorn: Release by Sir William Yorke of Lessingham Lincs., Dame Katherine Yorke, his... This record is held by Derbyshire Record Office See contact details Reference: D231M/T675 Description: Quorn: Release by Sir William Yorke of Lessingham Lincs., Dame Katherine Yorke, his wife, relict and administrator of the goods and chattels of William Leeke serjeant at law, deceased, William Sacheveral of Barton, Nottinghamshire, esq., Charles Hutchingson of Owthorpe, Nottinghamshire, esq., and William Cooke of Wymeswold, gent., to George Morton of Quorn, esq., in consideration of £589 15s 8d., of a capital messuage in Quorn known as the Nether Hall late in the occupation of Henry Farnham, gent., now of George Morton, and land adjoining, also Coney Grey Close, 9 acres, a water mill and fulling mill, and two parcels of ground called the Millbrook and the Reedbedd in Quorn, also 6 acres of meadow called Mill Holme or Barrow Holme in Barrow on Soar, and all other premises in Quorn and Barrow on Soar, and all other premises in Quorn and Barrow on Soar purchased by George Morton of Henry Farnham by conveyance dated 25 Aug 1687; also several parcels of arable, lea, meadow and pasture in Walton on the Wolds, Leicestershire, - 1 yard land - late in the tenure of Timothy Hamsley (purchased of J Hemsley): all the premises were subsequently mortgaged by George Morton to William Cooke in trust for William Leeke 30 Sep Date: 1690 Held by: Derbyshire Record Office There was still a William Yorke of Lessingham in 1714: Title deeds to property acquired by the Markhall family (Old Bundle no 107) Assignment of Mortgage 1. John Markhall of Brant Broughton, gent, 2. William Yorke of Lessingham, esq, 3. Robert Bonner of Carlton in Moorland, yeoman. Close of pasture called the Fenn Close (21a.) in Swineshead, close of pasture called Checquer (18a.) in Swineshead; moiety of another close of pasture called Hassack Close in Swineshead (12a.); close of pasture called Benson's close (14a.) Quotes mortgage of 1 May 1711 from 2. to 1. for £300. Assignment of mortgage by 1. to 3., with the consent of 2. Physical Description: Mark and seal. Date: 1 May 1714 Repository: Lincolnshire Archives [057] Date: 1 May 1714 REEVE/1/4/2/15

Born: ante 1640Baptised:
Died: post 1678Buried:
Family:
Yorke

Ancestors
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1.
Sir William 
Yorke
(
Samwell
) ante 1640 - post 1678

Siblings



Spouses



1. 1678
Penelope 
Samwell
(
Yorke
) 1641 - post 1678

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  • Family Archivists: see
    Yorke


Timeline


ante 1640Born
1678Married
Penelope 
Samwell
(
Yorke
) 1641 - post 1678
post 1678Died
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