Sir George Young, Knt.
1733 - 1821
Admiral of the White

Excerpt from Young of Formosa by
Sir George Young, 3rd Bt.

Sir Samuel Young: born 1766 - died 1826
Paton's engraving

be right and persist

In 1937 Sir George Young, 3rd Bart, published a book titled Poor Fred, the People's Prince.
This entertaining, gossipy account provides exceptional insight into the London years of 1729-1751.
An understanding of the politics of these years is crucial to an appreciation of Peter Monamy, the People's Painter.

More on this.

Christie's sale: June 23, 1978

Any further information on the matter of the alleged descent of Mrs William Baker from Francis Swaine, asserted above, has so far not been forthcoming.

See also here for Francis Swaine.


born 1719 or 1725 ?
married 1749
died 1782

The Battle of Quiberon Bay 1759; by Francis Swaine, 27 x 56
De Conflans' flagship Soleil Royale is aground, on fire, the second ship from the left.
In the centre right foreground is Sir Edward Hawke's flagship Royal George.
see also print after Swaine

Francis SWAINE - M Chr: 7 Oct 1725 Stepney, Saint Dunstan, London
Anna Maria SWAIN - F Chr: 27 Jan 1750/51 Stepney, Saint Dunstan, London
Monamy SWAIN - M Chr: 27 Feb 1753 Stepney, Saint Dunstan, London

francis swaine
swaine genealogy
swaine & van de velde
prints after swaine
monamy website index
site introduction

Swaine's Masterpiece
from Augustus Hervey's Journal, edited by David Erskine, 1953


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