Sir Henry Edward Fox Young

23rd Apr 1803 - 18th Sep 1870


Biography

Colonial administrator, son-in-law of Charles Marryat (q.v.).

Born 23/04/1803 in Bradborne, Kent, the third son of Sir Aretas William Young and his wife Sarah née Cox. Admitted to the Inner Temple 1827 but probably didn't practice as he moved to Trinidad where his father was a colonial administrator. Married Augusta Sophia, daughter of Charles Marryat, in London 15/04/1848.

Held administrative positions in the West Indies, Cape Colony and Australia: see Imperial legacies.

Retired and returned to Britain in 1861.

Died 18/09/1870. Left a personal estate of £7000.

Sources

H.J. Gibbney, 'Young, Sir Henry Edward Fox (1803–1870)' in the Australian Dictionary of Biography, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/young-sir-henry-edward-fox-4902 [accessed 20/11/2012].


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Augusta Sophia Marryat
Children
2 sons, 5 daughters
Wealth at death
£7,000
School
Dean's School Bromley
Occupation
Colonial administrator
Religion
Anglican

Legacies Summary

Imperial (5)

Treasurer
St Lucia 
Government Secretary
British Guiana 
Lieutenant-Governor
Cape of Good Hope 
Governor
Australia: South Australia 
Governor
Australia: Tasmania 

Relationships (2)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law
Brother-in-laws

Addresses (7)

British Guiana
St Lucia
Trinidad
Australia
Demerera, British Guiana
Bradborne, Kent, South-east England, England
77 Kensington Gardens Square, London, Middlesex, London