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James Young (1838-1886)

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1838 Born son of James and Mary Young, engineer, in Ardwick, Lancs[1][2]

1852 Started work at Bathgate (for his father's business, Young, Meldrum and Binney), concentrating on research and management[3]

1861 James Young 20, chemist, lived in Bathgate with his aunt Marion Murray 47[4]

1886 Died at Kelly, Wemyss Bay; he left his estate to his brothers and sisters[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. Liverpool Bishop's Transcripts
  3. [1] Butt PhD thesis on James Young
  4. 1851 census
  5. Scottish Probate Index