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Arthur Young

Arthur Young (11 September 1741 - 12 April 1820) was an English writer on agriculture, economics, social statistics, and campaigner for the rights of agricultural workers.Young was born in 1741 at Whitehall, London, the second son of Arthur Young, who was rector of Bradfield Combust in Suffolk and chaplain to Arthur Onslow, and his wife Anna Lucretia Coussmaker.After attending school at Lavenham from 1748, he was in 1758 placed at Messrs. Robertson, a mercantile house in King's Lynn. His sister...See more