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Name: James Young

Burial Number: 0336

Gender: Male

Occupation: Stable Boy, Whipper In, Huntsman to foxhounds, Groom, General Labourer

Born: 00/08/1837

Died: 20/04/1900

Buried: 23/04/1900


James was born in Tring, Hertfordshire, the son of David and Elizabeth. He was baptised in Tring on 13th August 1837.

As a young man, James worked in stables for a smith in Willesden. His work with horses continued as by 1861, he was a whipper in and groom.

On 6th May 1862, James married Mary Ann Edwards in Tring. The couple lived above the kennels at Kineton House in Warwickshire where James worked as a huntsman. They had three boys, Joseph, Harry and Ernest.

By 1881, the family were living in Hemel Hempstead where James worked as a groom.

Mary Ann died on 10th January 1898. The following year, James married Fanny Stratford a widow, at Berkhamsted.

In 1900, James died at 32 Elm Grove, Worthing on 20th April. Probate was granted on 27th June to Fanny Young widow and Ernest Crosier Young schoolmaster. Effects £237 4s 10d. Fanny returned to Tring.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 6 Plot: 13

Exact Location (what3words): window.gangs.behave

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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Further Information


Name: James Young

Gender: Male

Born: 00/08/1837

Town: Tring

County: Hertfordshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 06/05/1862

Spouse First Name: Mary

Spouse Second Name: Ann

Spouse Last Name: Edwards

Town of Marriage: Tring

County of Marriage: Hertfordshire

Country of Marriage: England

Marriage Date: //1899

Spouse First Name: Fanny

Spouse Last Name: Stratford

Town of Marriage: Berkhamsted

County of Marriage: Hertfordshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 20/04/1900

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 32

Address line 3: Elm Grove

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £237 4 s 10 d

Current value of effects: £18542.00

Census Information


Tring, Hertfordshire

David aged 35, agricultural labourer. Elizabeth aged 20. James aged 5. Shadrack aged 2. William aged 7 months


Sherrick Green, Willesden

James aged 14, lodger, stable boy in the household of George Jackman, a smith.


Mentmore, Bucks

James aged 24, whipper in, living in rooms next to The Stag Inn


Kennels, Kineton House, Kineton, Warwickshire –

James aged 34, huntsman to foxhounds. Mary Ann aged 32. Joseph James aged 5. Harry John aged 3. Ernest John aged 1. Plus 1 servant.


Cross Street, Hemel Hempstead

James aged 43, groom. Mary Ann aged 42. Joseph James aged 15, errand boy. Harry John aged 13, errand boy. Arthur Cosier aged 9. (Ernest was with grandparents in Tring).


16 King Street, Tring

James aged 53, general labourer. Mary Ann aged 52. Elizabeth Young aged 74, widow, living on own means.

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