Edwin was born abt1839 at Mixbury, Oxfordshire, to parents John Young, a farmer, and Sarah Jane Wood. He was baptised on 15 February 1841 at Steeple Barton, Oxfordshire.
Census returns identify the following occupations for Edwin.
- 1861 PM minister
- 1871 town missionary at Macclesfield
- 1881 visitor of the poor & student of divinity at Berkhampstead
- 1891 home missionary – retired – at Battersea, London
- 1901 retired missionary
- 1911 retired home missionary
Edwin died on 16 February 1925 at Battersea, Surrey.
- 1861 Leamington
- 1863 Newbury
- 1865 Bedford
- 1866 disappears
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers