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Young, John, Baron Lisgar (1807-1876), politician and colonial administrator

Edward Irving Carlyle and Colin Matthew

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30272

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Young, John, Baron Lisgar (1807-1876), politician and colonial administrator, born at Bombay on 31 August 1807, was the eldest son of Sir William Young, first baronet (d. 10 March 1848) and his wife, Lucy (d. 8 Aug 1856), youngest daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Frederick. His father was a director and ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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