William Mackworth Young

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Sir William Mackworth Young KCSI (1840–1924) was a member of the Indian Civil Service, who became Lieutenant-Governor of the Punjab at the end of the nineteenth century.

Young was the son of Captain Sir George Young, 2nd Baronet. He attended Eton and King's College, in Cambridge, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1863 and a master of arts in 1866. Young joined the I.C.S. in Bengal in 1863, subsequently holding the title of Financial Commissioner of the Punjab from 1889 to 1895 and Lieutenant Governor, 1897–1902.

Young also served as a member of the Imperial Legislative Council in 1893.[1]


  1. ^ C. Hayavando Rao, ed. (1915). The Indian Biographical Dictionary. Madras: Pillar & Co. p. 470.