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Yarde Family 

Devon & Cornwall Notes and Queries vol. VII, (1912-1913), Exeter: James G. Commin. 1913. pp. 130-131.
See vol.2, pp.229-232; vol.3, p.128.


A.J.P. Skinner

Prepared by Michael Steer

This Note follows earlier submissions by the author on Yarde family entries in the church of St Mary and St Gabriel at Stoke Gabriel registers, the earliest from the 1530’s. The article, from a copy of a rare and much sought-after journal can be downloaded from the Internet Archive. Google has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. These books, on which copyright has expired, are available for free educational and research use, both as individual books and as full collections to aid researchers.

Note 106. YARDE FAMILY (II., pp. 229-232, par. 188; III., p. 128, par. 107) From Stoke Gabriel Parish Church Registers:


1560, Jan. 22, Peter Yeard and Doryte Holwaye.
1659, Apl. 5, George Yard, gent, and Margareth Butland.
1672. Oct. 15, ffrancis Yard and Joane Avent.
1753, Dec. 21, Gilbert Yard, clerk of Whiteaway, and Elizabeth Shepherd, of Watton in Stoke Gabriel.


1647, July 17, Elizabeth, filia Edward Yard, Esqre, and Elizabeth ux.
1674, Apl. 21, Gilbert, s. of Francis and Joane Yard.
1681, June 28, ffrancis, s. of ffrancis and Jane Yarde.
1704, Aug. 17, Gilbert, s. of Gilbert Yarde, gent, and Elizabeth w.
1736, Dec. 1, Gilbert, s. of Gilbert and Elizabeth Yard.
1738, Sept. 23, Francis, s. of Gilbert and Elizabeth Yard.
1739, Oct. 31, William, s. of Gylberte and Elizabeth Yard.
1741, Oct. 11, Elizabeth, d. of Gylberte and Elizabeth Yard.
1743, May 1, George, s. of Gylberte and Elizabeth Yard.
1744, Dec. 13, John, s. of Gylberte and Elizabeth Yard.
1746, May 8, Anna Sophia, d. of Gylberte and Elizabeth Yard.
1748, July 17, Frances, d. of Gylberte and Elizabeth Yard.
1752, New Stile, Feb. 20, Elinora, d. of Gylberte and Elizabeth Yard.
1754, Apl. 2, Mary, d. of Gylberte and Elizabeth Yard.


1681, Mar. 30, Zachary Yard.
1694, Apl. 28, Margaret, w. of George Yard, gent.
1703, Oct. 6, Jane, w. of Mr. ffrancis Yarde.
1712, Feb. 21, Francis Yarde, gent.
171 7, Jan. 17, Gilbert Yard, gent.
172 1, July 7, Mrs. Elizabeth Yard, of Lupton in Brixham.
1745, Feb. 5, John, s. of Gylberte and Elizabeth Yard.
1749, Apl. 8, Anna Sophia, d. of Gylberte Yard.
1764, Oct. 21, Mary, d. of Gilbert and Elizabeth Yard.
1708, Mr. Gilbert Yarde, churchwarden for his uncle Mr. George Yarde.

From Shepton Beauchamp (Som.) Registers :
1659, Mr. Edward Yarde, of Cherston in Devon, and Mrs. Ann Warre, dau. Thomas Warre, Esq., of Shepton Beauchamp, married, 11 October.

                                                A. J. P. SKINNER.