Thomas Young (16 October 1813 – 10 December 1904) was a politician in the early days of the colony of South Australia. His eldest son, also named Thomas Young, was for many years mayor of Port Augusta.
South Australia is a state in the southern central part of Australia. It covers some of the most arid parts of the country. With a total land area of 983,482 square kilometres (379,725 sq mi), it is the fourth-largest of Australia's states and territories by area, and fifth largest by population. It has a total of 1.7 million people, and its population is the second most highly centralised in Australia, after Western Australia, with more than 77 percent of South Australians living in the capital, Adelaide, or its environs. Other population centres in the state are relatively small; Mount Gambier, the second largest centre, has a population of 28,684.
Thomas Young sen. was born at King's Somborne, Hampshire near Southampton and educated at Winchester, then was apprenticed to an uncle at Andover.He emigrated to South Australia in the ship Singapore, arriving on 11 November 1839. He and partner Henry Douglas (3 October 1817 – 5 July 1903) took up land at Happy Valley, site of the present reservoir, where they grew wheat, which proved profitable. Later he opened a general store at O'Halloran Hill, and is also recorded as having a store at Clarendon. He was Chairman of the first District Council of Clarendon, holding that office for three years. He was elected to the House of Assembly, representing the seat of Noarlunga from 9 March 1857 to 22 March 1860. From 1867 he served as Clerk of the Courts at Blinman, for nine years then with the Main Roads Board for the Northern District in Port Augusta from 1877 to 1884, when the board was abolished. He spent some time in Adelaide, then returned to Port Augusta where he joined his son's firm of Young & Gordon, and also acted as auditor for various Port Augusta institutions.
King's Somborne is a village in Hampshire, England. The village lies on the edge of the valley of the River Test.
Hampshire is a county on the southern coast of England. The county town, with city status, is Winchester, a frequent seat of the Royal Court before any fixed capital, in late Anglo-Saxon England. After the metropolitan counties and Greater London, Hampshire is the most populous ceremonial county in the United Kingdom. Its two largest settlements, Southampton and Portsmouth, are administered separately as unitary authorities and the rest of the area forms the administrative county, which is governed by Hampshire County Council.
Southampton is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, England. It is 69 miles (111 km) south-west of London and 15 miles (24 km) west north-west of Portsmouth. Southampton is a major port and the closest city to the New Forest. It lies at the northernmost point of Southampton Water at the confluence of the Rivers Test and Itchen, with the River Hamble joining to the south of the urban area. The city, which is a unitary authority, has an estimated population of 253,651. The city's name is sometimes abbreviated in writing to "So'ton" or "Soton", and a resident of Southampton is called a Sotonian.
Thomas Young was twice married. By his first wife he had four children, two surviving; by his second marriage to Emily Mary Baker (c. 1834 – 30 May 1914) he had three daughters and one son:
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