The Yorkshire Wolds Cavalry Guidon 1798-1808
Lot 245
The Yorkshire Wolds Cavalry Guidon 1798-1808
Sold for £ 7,500 (US$ 10,055) inc. premium

Antique Arms & Militaria

24 Apr 2012, 13:00 BST

Oxford

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Footnotes

  • NOTE. In 1798, Sir Christopher Sykes (2nd Baronet) raised some five
    troops of yeomanry from around the villages of his country seat
    Sledmere, stood down in 1801. The corps was re-raised in 1803 by his successor eldest son, Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, achieving a strength of around 260 effectives. The uniform was scarlet with green facings, the buttons were flat, silver plated and bore the design of a central crown with 'Yorks Wolds Yeo. Cav., around the edge. The corps is still in being in 1812 as it is listed as having 229 effectives in the Parliamentary Return of 5th March.
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