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Young, MrRef 456-108
In the 1870s, he and
Mr Nelson ran Larkhill Academy, Brighouse

Young, MrRef 456-119

He married Martha

Martha was born in St Peter the Little, York


  1. Jane Wilson Young [b 1841]
  2. Mary [b 1844]

Martha was widowed by 1861.

Martha Hall Young was innkeeper at the Old Cock, Halifax employing 3 men & 3 women [1861].

Jane Wilson Young [b 1841] was innkeeper at the Old Cock, Halifax [1864]

Young, MrRef 456-14
Or Youing / Youings.

Owner and pilot of the Volunteer balloon

Young, ArchibaldRef 456-58
Curate at
Cross Stone [1706-1708] and Curate at Sowerby [1708-1710].

He was

thrown out at York by the inhabitants of Sowerby

and became Curate at Haslingden

Young, ArthurRef 456-129
Son of
Joseph Henry Young.

Born in Halifax [18th August 1897]; baptised at St George's Church, Lee Mount [3rd October 1897].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 10th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died in Bradford [1st September 1918] of wounds whilst fighting in France.

He was buried at West Bowling Cemetery, Bradford [K 265]

This & associated entries use material contributed by Glynn Helliwell

Young, BarbaraRef 456-2

Daughter of Dora (née Ratcliffe) & Jack Young.

Born in Brighouse [9th February 1931].

She was educated at Brighouse Girls' Grammar School.

She studied at Bradford Civic Theatre School before moving to London [1960s]. She worked at Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop before moving to Paris.

She made her West End debut in Peter Myers's revue For Amusement Only [1956]. Other stage work includes a rôle in the original London cast of Stepping Out.

She has appeared in many TV rôles, including

  • I, Claudius playing Agrippinilla [1975]; the screenplay was written by her husband, Jack Pulman, whom she married in 1956
  • Coronation Street playing Betty Ridgeway, Dorothy Stockwell, Barbara Platt & Doreen Fenwick [1981, 2007]
  • Last of the Summer Wine playing Florrie & Stella [2008]
  • Hollyoaks playing Mags [2012]
  • Doctors playing Connie Templeton [2016]

Barbara died at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge [27th April 2023] (aged 92).

Young, CharlesRef 456-144

He married (1) Sarah [1755-1780].

Sarah died 11th March 1780 (aged 25).

He married (2) Sally [1763-1830].


  1. Sally [1787-5th January 1794]
  2. Nancy [1785-25th March 1806]
  3. Fanny [October 1816-8th October 1816]

Charles died 26th December 1810 (aged 59).

Sally died 17th December 1830 (aged 67).

Members of the family were buried at Square Independent Chapel, Halifax

Young, Charles JeffersonRef 456-142
Landlord of the
King's Head, Halifax [1911, 1917, 1921].

He married Joyce.

Charles died in 1921.

Joyce took over at the King's Head [1921, 1932]

Young, ErnestRef 456-136
Born in Bramley.

He was employed by Craven, Pearson & Company Limited, Brighouse / a regular soldier with 16 years' service.

In 1904, he married Lilian in Bramley


  1. child
  2. Phyllis [b 1905]
  3. Joseph [b 1907]
  4. William [b 1908]

They lived at

  • 17 Hill Top, Brookfoot Lane [1911]
  • 1 Crest Place, Hove Edge

During World War I, he re-enlisted with the Brighouse Chums [October 1914] and served as a Corporal with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed at Bullecourt [3rd May 1917].

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6], on Brighouse War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Brighouse Parish Church

This & associated entries use material contributed by Glynn Helliwell

Young, Rev FrankRef 456-6130
Of Woodleigh, Mytholmroyd.

Recorded in 1932, when his aunt, Agnes Decent Young [1847-1932], was buried at Mytholmroyd Wesleyan Methodist Church

Young, Rev HamiltonRef 456-90

Son of Mary Eliza (née Hewitt) & John Young, Clerk in Holy Orders.

Born in Shanklin, Isle of Wight.

He was educated at Wisbech School and Magdalene College Cambridge / Vicar of Alne, near York / Clerk in Holy Orders at Paddock, Huddersfield [1891].

On 7th October 1891, he married Sarah Elizabeth, daughter of Richard Kershaw at St Matthew's, Lightcliffe.


  1. Marcus
  2. Marjory Sophia [1893-1961] who married (1)   Arthur Bryan Clay [1890-1948] and (2) Douglas Payne and  died in Scarborough
  3. Richard Hamilton [b 1895] who emigrated [1922] to Canada

Kershaw bought the advowson of Alne and gave the living to Young.

In July 1899, he brought an action Young vs Kershaw against his father-in-law, Richard Kershaw.

On 16th May 1900 – Young vs Young – he sought a divorce, accusing his wife of adultery.

In 1901, Sarah and the children were living with her widowed father at Crow Nest, Brighouse

He died of myocardial degeneration and gout at Newton Abbot, Devon [3rd September 1943]

This & associated entries use material contributed by David Kershaw & Jeffrey Knowles

Young, IsaacRef 456-107
Born in Bonsall, Derbyshire.

He was a builder employing 9 men and 3 boys [in Wakefield 1881] / a dentist (not registered) [1891] / an artificial tooth maker [1901] / a dentist [1902].

In 1902, he had a practice at 30 North Parade, Halifax and he also attended at the premises of Misses Ainley at Sowerby Bridge.

Around 1903, he went into partnership as Young & Burrell.

In 1877, he married Mary Binns [1851-1???] from Wakefield, in Wakefield.

Child: Lilian Evelind [b 1879] who married Mr Burrell

They lived at

  • Wakefield [1881]
  • 30 North Parade, Halifax [1891, 1901, 1901]
  • Tennyson Bungalow, Hipperholme [1911]

Living with them [in 1891] were mother-in-law Sarah Binns [aged 65], and dentists John W. Sharm? [aged 25] and Robert C. Smith [aged 46]

This & associated entries use material contributed by Roger Beasley & Joan Sugden

Young, Rev J.Ref 456-100
Minister at
Bethesda Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Elland [1882]

Young, Rev JamesRef 456-3

He was Vicar of Bradshaw [until 1887] / vicar of Deeping St Nicholas, Spalding [1887] until he resigned  through ill-health 1888].

Young, JamesRef 456-147
Born in Halifax.

He was a carpet weaver [1901] / a Brussels carpet weaver [1911].

In [Q3] 1894, he married Abigail Booth in Halifax.

Abigail was the daughter of
William Booth


  1. Harry [b 1896] who was a joiner's apprentice [1891]
  2. Eric Booth [b 1990]

They lived at

  • 37 Back Raglan Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 20 Livingstone Street, Lee Mount, Halifax [1911]

James died 19th May 1945 (aged 75).

Abigail died 5th November 1950 (aged 76).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2211] with Abigail's parents

Young, Rev JohnRef 456-11
Born in Pensnett, near Dudley.

He was minister at Oldham [1867] / minister at several northern and midland towns / a member of the Hanover Circuit stationed at Bethesda United Methodist Chapel, Elland [1882] / Minister at Queens Road United Methodist Chapel [1910] / superintendent minister of the Halifax West Circuit of the United  Methodist Church / President of the Halifax Sunday School Union [1914].

In [Q2] 1871, he married (1) Emma Beale Meldrum in Oldham.

Emma Beale was the daughter of Rev Samuel Meldrum


  1. son
  2. son
  3. daughter who married Mr Horner
  4. daughter who married Mr Swift
  5. Clarice

Emma died in Bolton [Q1 1894].

In [Q2] 1896, he married (2) Amy Theresa Ozanne in Bolton.

Amy Theresa's were well-known in Bolton & in Guernsey

They lived at

  • Milton Place, Halifax [1910]
  • 28 Park View, Halifax [1915]

He died 22nd June 1915 (aged 68).

The Halifax Courier [26th June 1915] reported his death with a photograph.

He was buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden (Grave Ref: H8).

The members and friends at Queens Road United Methodist Chapel erected an obelisk at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden in his memory. A Phillis Ozanne [d 28th May 1915] of Guernsey is also mentioned on the memorial

Young, JohnRef 456-98
Born in Ireland.

He was a brick layer's labourer [1891] / a mason's labourer [1901].

He married Mary [1864-1951].

Mary was born in Ireland


  1. Teresa [1888-25th March 1961] who was a school teacher's  candidate [1901]
  2. Winifred [b 1892]
  3. John [1893-15th January 1963]
  4. Michael [b 1897]
  5. Joseph [b 1899]
  6. William [1904-11th March 1940]

They lived at

  • Albert Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 25 Westbrook Terrace, Halifax [1901]

Living with them [in 1901] was John's brother Patrick Young [b 1875] (mason's labourer).

John died in Canada [22nd March 1940] (aged 77).

He was interred in Okotoks, Alberta, Canada, and is remembered on the family grave at Lister Lane Cemetery.

Mary died 9th January 1951 (aged 87).

She & the children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 766]

Young, Joseph HenryRef 456-130
Born in Leeds

He was a stuff presser [1895].

On 31st March 1895, he married Sarah Elizabeth Hoyle [1873-1924] at St Augustine's Church, Pellon.

Sarah Elizabeth was born in Halifax

Child: Arthur

The family moved from Halifax to Bradford after son Arthur's birth

This & associated entries use material contributed by Glynn Helliwell

Young, JudithRef 456-114
[19??-] Mayor of Hebden Royd [1977-1978]

Young, Dr M.Ref 456-65
He was Medical Officer for Rastrick [1891, 1895]

Young, Marcus Cavendish-Bentinck KershawRef 456-8400
Son of
Sarah Elizabeth and Rev Hamilton Young.

Born in Pulford, Cheshire.

He was a Captain in the Duke of Wellington's Regiment / a partner in Young Brothers, motor garage.

On 19th November 1938, he married Nellie Hilda Reeve [1897-1997] in Hampstead, London.

They had no children.

He died at Hove. Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £4,620

This & associated entries use material contributed by David Kershaw

Young, Margaret KeithRef 456-31
Daughter of Colonel Keith Young, Judge Advocate-General of the Bengal Army and an important figure in the Siege of Delhi.

She married James Argyll Spalding Inglis

This & associated entries use material contributed by Robyn Lewis

Young, Rawdon MorrisRef 456-126
Son of Kate & Rev E. Morris Young of New Sheldon Vicarage, County Durham.

Born in Bradford.

During World War I, he served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 13th Battalion Royal Fusiliers.

He died 11th August 1916 (aged 22).

He was buried at Serre Road Cemetery No.2, France [Grave Ref XL G 2].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on All Saints' War Memorial, Dudwell

Young, ThomasRef 456-138
Son of Mary & Isaac Young.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the Buffs (East Kent Regiment).

He died 7th October 1916 (aged 37).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 5D], on Brighouse War Memorial, and on Rastrick War Memorial


Young surnameRef 456-1
Entries for people with the surname Young are discussed in this SideTrack. Other forms of the surname are not included here.

Unattached BMDs for Young

Marriage 1921; Death 1907


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