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Young, Sir William, second baronet (1749–1815), colonial governor and politician

E. I. Carlyle

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/30284

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Young, Sir William, second baronet (1749–1815), colonial governor and politician, born at Charlton in Kent in December 1749, was the eldest son of Sir William Young, first baronet (1724/5–1788), governor of Dominica, and his second wife, Elizabeth (1729–1801), the only child of Brook Taylor...

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