William Paxton Young England Jamaica

Biography of William Paxton Young

William Paxton Young matriculated at the University of Glasgow in 1838. He was the eldest son of Reverend William Young, of Berwick.

In 1845, Young was ordained for Jamaica by the Secession Church, and became Minister of Mount Zion. He died on 7 August 1848, aged 30.


Archival Materials

  • Addison, W Innes, The Matriculation Albums of the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1913)


William Paxton Young
Born 1822.
Died 7 August 1848.
GU Degree: Arts, 1838;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: clergy
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1838
Record last updated: 23rd Jun 2014

Country Associations

England England, Berwick
Place of Birth

Jamaica Jamaica, Mount Zion
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student