Memorial: M1932

Wall tablet in Cookham, Berkshire dedicated to Admiral Sir George Young d. 1810

Location

Holy Trinity Church, Cookham, Berkshire, England

Transcript

'IN MEMORY OF / SIR GEORGE YOUNG, KNIGHT, OF FORMOSA PLACE / ADMIRAL OF THE WHITE, / DIED 29TH JUNE 1810, / AGED 78. / ALSO, / SIR SAMUEL YOUNG BARONET, ELDER SON OF THE ABOVE, / DIED 15TH DECEMBER 1826, / AGED 61. / ALSO IN MEMORY OF / EMILY DAUGHTER OF CHARLES BARING ESQRE OF EXMOUTH DEVON, / AND WIFE OF THE ABOVE SIR SAMUEL YOUNG BART, WHO DIED 13TH DECEMBER 1847 / AGED 72 YEARS'

Details

Type: Wall tablet
Vessel: HMS Cormorant

Event Category

British colonization of Australia

People

Young, George
Age: 78
Date of Death: 29/6/1810
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Admiral of the White
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Bibliography: Alan Frost, ‘Young, Sir George (1732–1810)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2008 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/30261, accessed 25 May 2017]

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