Objectives of the Worldwide Yearsley Genetic yDNA Study:
  • To investigate our genetic yDNA connection back to Sir Richard Yeresley (Rector of St Mary the Virgin, Scawton, Yorkshire 1441) or earlier beginnings
  • To investigate any historical links to the village of Yearsley in Yorkshire, England
  • To investigate the genetic connections between Yearsley's of English, Welsh, Scottish or Irish origins
  • To investigate the genetic connections between Yearsley's worldwide and their migration routes
  • To investigate any connection between the Yearsley surname and all of its possible variants; such as Yarsley, Yarslei, Yardsley, Yardley, Yearley, Yearnsley, Yearslei, Yearsly, Yearsey, Yeasley, Yeisley, Yersley, Yersely, Yeresley, Yerzley, Yerzeley, Yerdesleigh, Yerdesley, Yeardley, Yeardsley, Yereslay, Yeedeleye, Yhereslay, Yowarslay, Erdeleg, Gerdelai, and Jerdeleye

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