April 23, 1807, Canongate, Edinburgh, Scotland.

November 30, 1889, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Rosebank Cemetery, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Son of David and Margaret Mirraylies Young, Andrew graduated from the University of Edinburgh. He was head master of Niddrey Street School, Edinburgh (1830–40), then taught English at Madras College, St. Andrews. He married twice, in 1844 to Maria Mivart (died at age 26) and in 1851 to Christiantina Allan, to whom a daughter, Catherine, was born in 1852.

Young retired from St. Andrews in 1853 and lived in Edinburgh, where he was for some time superintendent of the Greenside Parish Sabbath School. His works include:

  1. There Is a Happy Land

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