Brief Family History
Spelling variations of this family name include: York, Yorke and others.
First found in Wiltshire where they were seated from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John York, who arrived in the Barbados in 1635; James York and his wife Catherine, who settled in Virginia in 1635; Sarah York, who settled in Jamaica in 1722.
Motto: Nec cupias, nec metuas.
Motto Translated: Neither desire nor fear.
Crest: Description not available
Coat of Arms: A silver shield with a bezant on a blue saltire cross