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Jonathan Lewis YOUNG  1859 - 1940   PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

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Jonathan Lewis YOUNG  1859 - 1940

aka Jonathan L. Young, J. L. Young, Jonathan Young, J. Young
nationality
occupation
birth .. Apr/May/June 1859, Pancras (FreeBMD: 1b 158)
baptism
death .. Jan/Feb/Mar 1940, Surrey North Eastern, Surrey, ENGLAND (80y)
burial
marriage (1) married on 13 Nov 1879, Saint Mary, Stoke, Newington, Hackney:
Pattie GARDNER

b. 18 July 1857, Finsbury, Middlesex - baptized: 17 June 1860, Saint Mary, Islington
d. .......................

children
  • Catherine C.

    b. .... <1857>, ......
    d. .............

  • Pattie M.

    b. <1885>, Walthamstow, Essex
    d. ............

  • Elie (5y) b. Lambeth, Surrey
  • Muriel (3y) b. Lambeth, Surrey
  • Ivy L. (2y) b. Lambeth, Surrey
marriage (2)
Amelia ..........

b. ........, Birmingham
d. .........


(accompanied Young on trip to USA in 1936; “wife” not indicated)

PARENTS

father John William YOUNG

b. ...........
d. ................

mother Jane E. MORGAN(?)

b. ............
d. .............

children
  • Martha R.
  • John W.
  • Jonathan Lewis

    b. .. Apr/May/June 1859, Pancras
    d. .. Jan/Feb/Mar 1940, Surrey North Eastern, Surrey, ENGLAND (80y)

  • William J. YOUNG

LIFE


1861 CENSUS (Bermondsey, Southwark):
John William YOUNG (29y)
Jane E. [MORGAN? -] YOUNG (28y)
children:
- Martha R. YOUNG (9y)
- John W. YOUNG (4y)
- Jonathan YOUNG (2y)
- William J. YOUNG (3m)



1871 CENSUS:
Lewis MORGAN (53y)
Sarah MORGAN (60y)
- Jonathan YOUNG (11y) b. <1860>, Walthamstow, Essex
- Sarah MORGAN (5y)
(living with their grandparents)



1881 CENSUS (Stoke, Newington, London):
Jonathan L. YOUNG, born in <1858> in Kentish Town, Middlesex (23y) shorthand writer
Pattie YOUNG (23y; Finsbury, Middlesex)
- Catherine C. YOUNG (6m; Bow, Middlesex)
(living 57 Dynevor Rd, London, Middlesex)



In 1887 manager of Edison Phonograph Company (in: FRAGMENTA by Frank Andrews, p. 67 (re: 1923))


1891 CENSUS (Walthamstow, Essex):
Jonathan L. YOUNG (36y; should be: 32y) agent for Edison Museograph [= Musogram - HS] Co. (born in Scotland !!! sic)
- Katherine E. (10y)
- Pattie M. (6y)



In 1895 Pattie Young (Appellant) filed a petition for divorce from her husband Jonathan Lewis Young (Respondent) (source: J 77/566/17305 in Natinoal Archives)


1901 CENSUS (Streatham, London):
Isabel/Isobel D. YOUNG (25y) Head; living on own means (“wife” not indicated)

Jonathan YOUNG (42y) born <1859> in Walthamstow, Essex, and living in Streatham, London (42y) maker of printing/copying apparatus
- Pattie (16y) b. Walthamstow, Essex
- Elie (5y) b. Lambeth, Surrey
- Muriel (3y) b. Lambeth, Surrey
- Ivy L. (2y) b. Lambeth, Surrey


An article written by J. L. Young entitled How a needle Disc Record Is Made appeared in The Sound Wave and Talking Machine Record of Jan 1910.

In Nov 1911 joined the English Record Company Ltd. as recording expert (The Talking Machine Review No. 73, p. 2145)
recorder Blum & Co. (see Andrews' articles p. 2185 etc)

see also: EDISON PHONOGRAPH. The British Connection by F. Andrews



Jonathan Lewis YOUNG (72y) Company Director
SS "CARARE"
dep.: .... 1932, Barbados (CARIBBEAN) - Trinidad - La Guaira - Cristobal - Kingston
embarked at Trinidad
arr.: 29 Mar 1932, Bristol (Avonmouth), ENGLAND
Home address: 71 Church Rd., Richmond, Surrey



Jonathan YOUNG (77y) Company Director
+ Amelia YOUNG (57y)
SS "PENNLAND"
dep.: 14 June 1936, Southampton
arr.: 23 June 1936, New York


NOTES

  • Lambert in Britain by Frank Andrews (in: The Talking Machine Review No. 27 of April 1974, pp. 70-89)
  • Edison Phonograph. The British Connection by Frank Andrews (The City of London Phonograph and Gramophone Society, 1986), pp.
  • FRAGMENTA (by Frank Andrews)
  • The Talking Machine Review No. 73 (February 1988), p. 2145
  • Joseph Leonard Blum and his gramophone records by Frank Andrews (in: The Talking Machine Review No. 75 (Autumn 1988), pp 2185, 2187, 2193-2194)
  • How a needle Disc Record Is Made by J. L. Young (in: The Sound Wave and Talking Machine Record of Jan 1910)


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