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1776 African Youth of the Dales
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Photograph of George Yorke, grandson of John Yorke

Probably one of the first photographs of the descendants of John Yorke, the African slave baptised in Marske in 1776. It is of George Yorke, grandson of John Yorke. John Yorke's great, great, great granddaughter, Jenny discovered her ancestor was an African slave whilst researching her family history

© Mrs Jenny Thornton and Dales Countryside Museum