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James Young (1826-1886)

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Railway contractor, presumably founder of James Young and Sons (of Edinburgh)

c.1826 Born in Kilmarnock[1]

1848 Married Janet Johnston in Renfrew[2]

1851 James Young 25, stone mason, lived in Newton Ralston, Renfrewshire, with Jannet Young 27, Jannet Young 1, Agnes Young 1 Month[3]

1861 James Young 35, building and stone quarrier, lived in Shotts, with Janet Young 31, Janet Young 11, Agnes Young 10, Margaret Young 8, Robert Young, 5 James Young 1, Robert Johnstone 25[4]

1871 James Young 45, contractor, lived in Neilston, Renfrewshire with Janet Young 41, Janet Young 21, Agnes Young 20, Margaret Young 18, Robert Young 15, James Young 11, Elizabeth Young 8, Edoirdina Young 6, John Alexander Young 4, David Pride Young 2, Jemenia Young 9 Mo[5]

1881 James Young 55, Railway contractor, lived in Edinburgh with Janet Young 51, Edward Johnston 85, Maggie Young 28, James Young 21, Railway contractor, Lizzie Young 18, Edwardina Young 16, John A Young 13, David P Young 12, Jemima Young 10, William Young 7[6]

1886 Railway contractor, died in Edinburgh[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 census
  2. BMD
  3. 1851 census
  4. 1861 census
  5. 1871 census
  6. 1881 census
  7. Scottish Probate index