|Address:||4 Belle Vue Villas|
|Story||Mr Bertram Young a retired Ship's Captain died suddenly in 1938 as he was sitting down to dinner with his two brothers Charles Devan Young 56 a retired ship's Officer and William Stewart Young. He was 54 and like his brothers he was a bachelor. He retired from the sea in 1925. He was educated at Kirton Grammer School, Lincolnshire and later attended Swainston's Nautical School Sunderland where he gained his certificate. |
He was known throughout the country in shipping circles, he served with the Anchor Line for several years, and and also with James Westoll & Company Ltd of Sunderland. During his career at sea he travelled round the world several times. With his brothers he moved to East Boldon in 1923. Mr Young was a member of the Master Mariners Association and the London Liver Club and some years before was made a Freeman of the City of London.