Monday, September 22, 2014

Mappy Monday- Yorkshire, England

My 9th great grandmother was Susanna Pierson (1687-1765). Her great grandfather- Rev. Abraham Pierson Jr. (1616-1678) was born in Yorkshire, England. 

Yorkshire, England

Yorkshire is a county in Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom. 

Above is the Flag of Yorkshire

Wikipedia has some interesting population stats: 
         ~1831- 1,371,359
         ~1901- 3,512,838
         ~1991- 3,978,484
         ~2011- 5,234,700

You can read extensive history about Yorkshire Here. has a lot of interesting things to learn about Yorkshire- especially if you're planning a visit! 

Here are some things to see:

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden

Bolton Abbey

The Bronte Parsonage Museum (Bronte Sisters- novelists)

Castle Howard

and many others!!!!

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