YOUNG, Presteigne & Radnor, Wales & Worcester, England
& NSW, Australia
Descendants of: William Young - My ancestral line highlighted
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1 William Young
2 William Young b. __ __ 1815 Radnor, Wales
m. Elizabeth (Betsey) Williams m. 7 Jun 1841 b. 26 Dec 1819 Brecon, Wales
Barb & Dennis visited St Marys church in Hay-on-Wye, Brecon - signed visitors
book - 7 June, 1997 - exact day of Wlm & Elizabeth's marriage 156 years ago.
3 William Young b. 4 Apl 1845 Presteigne, Wales d. 13 Jul 1892 Kidderminster, Worcs.
m. Anne Taylor m. 27 May 1873 b. 15 Jul 1837
Balderton, Nottinghamshire, England d. 28 Oct 1886
m. Mary Elizabeth Wright m. 21 Apl 1892 b. 16 Jun 1839
b.cert 1845.Regn.dist.of Presteigne & Kington Sub. dist. Presteigne,counties
of Radnor & Hereford.Father - Wlm Young,occ. stonemason. mother Elizabeth, nee
Williams. address of father - West Wall.Presteigne,Wales
m.cert 1873.solemnized at St Georges Chch in the Parish of St Georges Claines
in the City of Worcester. Lived St Clements at time of mge.Father - stonemason
Regn. dist. of Droitwich
died of cerebral haemorrhage - 9 days. Haemiplegia certified by H Austen M.D.
place of death - 28 Blakebrook U S D (Urban Sanitation District). There is a
Blakebrook running off Sutton Rd.Kidderminster.Searched 1891 census for address,
but no 28 Blakebrook was found - however see photo of house at that address taken
4 Frederick William Henry Young b. 2 Jul 1876 d. 1 Aug 1929
m. Violet Maud Geertz
m. 4 Feb 1911 b. 26 Jul 1885 d. 27 Sep 1967
f. William d.13/7/1892 m. Anne d.28/10/1886, ward of Uncle Jim & Aunt Sally -
also of Uncle Henry (Harry) & Aunt Dinah.(no record found for marriage between
Henry & Dinah - he married Emma Powell)
FWH Young was with his parents and sister Kate at 1 Woodfield Tce., Kidderminster,
Worcestershire at the time ofthe census in 1881. He was shown as age 4.
FWH Young met VM Geertz when she was on holiday at her aunt Malena Wenzel in
Adelaide (at German Club)1909/10. Fred worked as monumental mason in Barossa
Valley,Tanunda,Gawler. None of his wk found in cemeteries there. Said to have
attended Ruskin College Oxford. No record found when we visited the college in
1999. (Ruskin College opened in 1899 - started by two Americans).
New information found October 2004 - census record (1901) for Frederick WH Young
age 24, boarder, occupation - stonemason - living at Truro, Cornwall.
FWH Young migrated to Australia aboard the SS OROTAVA and arrived in Sydney, NSW
in June 1906. He is said to have been part of starting WEA (Worker's Education Association)
now known as TAFE (Technical & Further Education), along with Dave
Stewart, no record found of this, also taught school in Sydney WW1.
Pioneer of area. Chase St renamed "Young" St. in 1963
Rev.S T Alden of Sandgate Qld. officiated at wedding, also at parents' marriage.
Brother Herb was best man. Andrew Shewan, Arthur Geertz groomsmen. Bridesmaids - Ethel
Young, (no relation) Lily Geertz, Amy Harris. Had expected to be first wedding
in new church,very good churchgoer,drove Ministerto church 3 times a day in
horse & trap,but a girl who was pregnant became first wedding, so Grandma
decided to marry from home.
Rev. Ian Scott (Bible Soc) conducted her funeral service.
4 Baby son Young (possible but no records located)
4 Kate-Ann Young b. __ __ 1879 d. __ __ 1940 (not sure where this date came from, possibly from older family member?)
Lived in Australia for some time. Had friend named "Monty" - married ? Was not
liked by family members in Australia. Very lazy,untidy person, red fuzzy hair,
big chin & nose.Sometimes visited Young house in Mt Kuring-gai at same time as
Wenzel girls (including 1 dtr. & at least 1 girl being "helped" by Lena, who
also apparently helped herself to some silverware one visit! Her
name was Joan also (as was Jim Young's adopted daughter in Birmingham)
3 Henry Young b. __ __ 1849 Pontypool, Monmouthshire, Wales
m. Emma Ellen Powell m. 31 Aug 1881 St Andrews Church, Bordesley, Birmingham, Warwickshire UK
d. 08 Nov 1925 Birmingham South, Warwickshire, UK
[daughter of John Powell and Ann Harriet Meyrick]
NOTE: Family lore passed down from older generation suggested that Henry (Harry) had married Dinah Unknown.
To date (July 2016) no marriage between Henry Young and Dinah Unknown has been located
3 George Young b. __ __ 1851 Presteigne, Wales
3 James Young b. __ __ 1854 Presteigne, Wales d. 22 Jan 1936 34 Colebank Rd Hall Green Birmingham
(amongst other family details his WILL stated "my cousins Sam, Kate & Maud" - still to be located)
m. Sarah Gardner m. 03 Aug 1884 Bordesley, St Andrew, Warwickshire, England
b. __ __ 1857 Snitterfield, Warwickshire, UK
d. 15 Feb 1937 34 Colebank Road Hall Green Birmingham
[daughter of Unknown and Selina Gardner] [Selina Gardner m. (2) John Edge]
[Selina EDGE Death Free BMD index 1902 Dec. Qtr. Age 75 Aston 6d 199]
FWH and Kate-Ann Young were wards of Henry & Dinah (no Dinah ever located - he married Emma Powell in 1881)
together with brother James & wife Sarah (Sally) after death of William & Anne at age 12/14 (FWH)
William & Anne Young died when FWH Young 12/14 - James & Sally reared him & sister Kate-Ann.
Their daughter Joan was adopted.FWH Young was apprenticed to Uncle Jim as stonemason when parents died
(It was believed that FWH was attending Ruskin College at the time of his father's death. No records found
to substantiate this - possibly he may have attended a Summer School at the College)
Uncle Jim used to send money now & again to Grandma (Violet) from Eng. to Australia.
From Anne Young's death cert - lived 14 Mount Pleasant Grove, Birmingham
4 Joan Young b. adopted
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