YOUNG, Presteigne & Radnor, Wales & Worcester, England
& NSW, Australia

Descendants of: William Young  - My ancestral line highlighted


1 William Young
  m. (?) 
   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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