Charles William Young Indonesia

Biography of Charles William Young

Andrew William Young was born in Batavia, modern day Jakarta, around 1817, son of William, a merchant.

Young enrolled for an Arts course at the University between the years of 1831 and 1836, his classes included Latin and Chemistry.

He worked in the sugar industry on Java, and died there at at Probolinggo around 1893.


Archival Materials

  • Addison, W. Innes, A Roll of the Graduates of the University of Glasgow from 31st December, 1727 to 31st Decmeber, 1897, with short biographical notes, Glasgow : J. MacLehose & Sons, 1898.


Charles William Young
Born 6 August 1817.
Died 6 June 1893.
GU Degree: Arts, 1831-36;
University Link: Student
English snippet: The University’s earliest Indonesian-born student
Record last updated: 13th May 2013

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Indonesia Indonesia, Jakarta
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  • Student