NS2172 : Gravestone of James "Paraffin" Young

near to Inverkip, Inverclyde, Great Britain

Gravestone of James "Paraffin" Young
Gravestone of James "Paraffin" Young
James Young lived at nearby Wemyss Bay. In 1850 he patented a process for extracting oil from cannel coal and was responsible for the shale bings (such as this one NT0576 : Shale Bing, Philpstoun.) in West Lothian. Young and his wife are buried side by side in the old graveyard in Inverkip.
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Tuesday, 18 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 25 April, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 211 722 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:54.5840N 4:51.8047W
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