Sir William Young 2nd Bart.

Tomb or Grave

Plaque and graves of Sarah and Brook Henry Young

Westminster Abbey

Built 30th Nov -0001

Description

Plaque in Westminster Abbey to Sarah nee Lawrence, wife of Sir William Young 2nd bart, and to their son Henry Brook Young, inscribed: 'In the chancel vault beneath lie the remains of Sarah daughter of Charles Lawrence Esq. and wife of Sir William Young, Bart. who departed this life Jan 6 1791 aged 38. The above Sir William Young, Bart., died at Tobago of which Island he was Governor 16th January 1815 aged 65 years; to whose memory a monument was erected at the public expense of the Colony in that Island by the unanimous resolution of the Board. In the vault beneath are also deposited the remains of Brook Henry Young Esq. late Major of the 58th regiment and Lieut. Colonel in the army who died 21st of September 1813 aged 33 years. His life was spent with honour in the service of his country, which he only quitted when ill health would no longer permit him to perform the duties of his profession.'

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