Dr William Young

???? - 1741


Eldest son of Sir John Young of Leny (1648-) and his wife Katherie nee Toshaw. Born before 1690. "Engaged in the Jacobite rising of 1715, when his estate was confiscated, and he retired to the West Indies, where he m. Margaret Nauton [sic - Nanton], of Antigua". His estate Old Road in Antigua was inherited by his only child, Sir William Young.


Burke’s Peerage and Baronetage, 31st ed. (1869) p. 1213; email from Peter Marshall, 04/09/2017, sourced to National Archives, Treasury Solicitor's papers TS 11/214-7 (notes this is a major collection of papers on Sir William Young's affairs assembled for the prosecution of him for the very large debt he owed as chief commissioner for the sale of crown land in the Ceded Islands).

We are grateful to Peter Marshall for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Margaret Nanton
Sir William Young (1724-1788)

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
- 1741 [EY] → Owner

Relationships (5)

Father → Son
Grandfather → Grandson
Grandfather → Grand-daughter
Grandfather → Grandson
Grandfather → Grand-daughter