YOUNGE, Hitch (?1688-1759), of Garlic Hill, London and Roehampton, Surr.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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26 Nov. 1740 - 30 Jan. 1759

Family and Education

b. ?1688. unm.

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A wealthy merchant, engaged in the Spanish and Mediterranean trade, Younge supplied wheat to the Minorca garrison in 17341 and was the banker and London agent to Benjamin Keene (q.v.).2 Returned for Steyning with the support of Charles Eversfield (q.v.) in 1740, he voted with the Government in all recorded divisions of the next Parliament. He died 30 Jan. 1759, leaving the bulk of his property to his sister Mary, the widow of his partner Bartholomew Clarke, whose only child married Jacob Bouverie (q.v.), 1st Viscount Folkestone.3

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: J. B. Lawson


  • 1. Cal. Treas. Bks. and Pprs. 1735-8, pp. 31, 122.
  • 2. Private Corresp. of Sir Benjamin Keene, ed. Lodge, 34-35.
  • 3. PCC 79 Arran.