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Robert Young (1860-1932)

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Engineer and Manager, of Penang Steam Tramways, Penang, Straits Settlements (1892)

1860 Born son of George Edward Young (1823-1889) and Jane Hackworth (1831-1914), daughter of Timothy Hackworth[1]

1876-1881 Apprenticed at Kitson and Co, Leeds

1892 Joined I Mech E

1916 Retired to St. Leonards-on-Sea.

1932 Died

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Young family tree on Ancestry
  • Mechanical engineer records