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The Gaytonby of Gaytonby family (near Bedale).

The Victoria History North Riding shows in the Hallikeld Wapentake a history of the family from 1086, their marriages, line of descent etc. Of special interest is the marriage of Anne, daughter of Anthony GATENBY to Thomas WARCOP. He with Ed: Fultrop and Wm: Anlaby of Etton, all Yorkshire gentlemen, were executed at York as Papists on 4th July 1597. Anne was imprisoned at York castle and was still there in 1600.

The Tree opposite is from the Visitation of Yorkshire in A.D. 1575, published by the Surtees Society, appears to be extracted from the Victoria History of North Yorkshire by Richard Walbran. It shows a John GAYTONBY married to an Elene CONYERS. Could this connection explain the long lease-hold on Chapel Garths? It also shows a second branch which produced a Thomas GAYTONBY. 

The coat of arms is "Ermine a chevron gules between three mullets azure". The letter "B" in the mullets is not explained [ed blue?].

Latin phrase Sub Pace Copia means ‘Under Peace Plenty’