Young baronets

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Sir William Young, 1st Baronet, of North Dean, and his family

There have been five baronetcies created for persons with the surname Young, one in the Baronetage of England, one in the Baronetage of Great Britain and three in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. As of 2014 four of the creations are extant.

The Young Baronetcy, of London, was created in the Baronetage of England on 10 March 1628 for Richard Young, who represented Dover in the House of Commons. The title became extinct on his death in 1651.[1]

The Young Baronetcy, of North Dean in the County of Buckingham, was created in the Baronetage of Great Britain on 2 May 1769 for William Young. He notably served as Lieutenant-Governor of Dominica. The second Baronet served as Governor of Tobago while the fourth Baronet sat as Member of Parliament for Buckinghamshire. The fifth Baronet was killed at the Battle of Alma in the Crimean War while his younger brother, the sixth Baronet, died during the Siege of Sevastopol in the same conflict. The ninth Baronet was Envoy Extraordinary to Guatemala and Yugoslavia.

The Young Baronetcy, of Formosa Place in the County of Berkshire, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 24 November 1813 for Samuel Young. He was the eldest son of Admiral of the White Sir George Young. As of 2014, the present holder of the title is Sir George Young, a Conservative politician who was appointed Chief Whip from October 2012. Geoffrey Winthrop Young and Hilton Young, 1st Baron Kennet, were younger sons of the third Baronet.

The Young Baronetcy, of Bailieborough Castle in the County of Cavan,[2] was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 28 August 1821 for William Young. He was a Director of the East India Company.[3] The second Baronet served as Governor General of Canada from 1869 to 1872 and was raised to the peerage as Baron Lisgar, of Lisgar and Bailieborough in the County of Cavan, in 1870. However, the peerage became extinct on his death in 1876 while he was succeeded in the baronetcy by his nephew, the third Baronet.

The Young Baronetcy, of Partick in the City of Glasgow, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 7 September 1945 for Arthur Young,[4] who represented Glasgow Partick and Glasgow Scotstoun in the House of Commons as a Conservative. It is currently held by Sir Stephen Young QC, Sheriff Principal of Grampian, Highland and Islands.

Young baronets, of London (1628)[edit]

Young baronets, of North Dean (1769)[edit]

The heir apparent is the present holder's son William Lawrence Elliot Young (born 1970).
The heir apparent's heir apparent is his son Leon Elliot Young (born 2002).

Young baronets, of Formosa Place (1813)[edit]

The heir apparent is the present holder's son the Hon. George Horatio Young (born 1966).
The heir apparent's heir apparent is his son George Young (born 2003).

Young baronets, of Bailieborough Castle (1821)[edit]

Barons Lisgar (1870)[edit]

Young baronets, of Bailieborough Castle (1821; reverted)[edit]

The heir apparent is the present holder's son Richard Christopher Roe Young (born 1983).

Young baronets, of Partick (1945)[edit]

The heir apparent is the present holder's son Charles Alastair Stephen Young (born 1979).

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ George Edward Cokayne Complete Baronetage, Volume 2
  2. ^ "no. 17730". The London Gazette. 28 July 1821. p. 1555. 
  3. ^ The Times, 26 September 1870, The Mails, &c.-Southampton
  4. ^ "no. 37292". The London Gazette. 2 October 1945. p. 4862. 

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