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John Yorke, 1776, an Enslaved Man in Yorkshire
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Mrs Jenny Thornton (nee Yorke) as a child

Mrs Jenny Thornton (nee Yorke) as a child. Mrs Thornton is the sixth generation descendant of John Yorke, an enslaved African baptised in Marske, Yorkshire in 1776. © Mrs Jenny Thornton and Dales Countryside Museum