Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 133,108 pages of information and 210,773 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Robert Young (1846-1899)

From Graces Guide

Jump to: navigation, search

Robert Young (1846-1899)

1899 Obituary [1]

ROBERT YOUNG died on January 3, 1899. Born at Newcastle-on-Tyne on August 9, 1846, he was educated at the grammar-school in that town, and was apprenticed to the Haswell & Ryhope Colliery Company, Sunderland. He remained in the employment of that company for many years, and was subsequently appointed manager of the Castle Eden Colliery.

For the last twenty years of his life he was in business in London as a railway-plant contractor.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1886.

See Also


Sources of Information