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Young, George Frederick (1791-1870), shipbuilder and politician

Anthony C. Howe

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/40809

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Young, George Frederick (1791-1870), shipbuilder and politician, was born at 4 Torrington Street, Ratcliffe Highway, London, the second son of thirteen children of Vice-Admiral William Young (1761-1847) and Ann, daughter of Robert Curling, shipbuilder. Young's father, after service in the American and Napoleonic wars, acted as inspecting agent for transports ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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