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Robert Young (1846-1899)
1899 Obituary 
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.