The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Practical chemist, born in Glasgow; discovered cheap methods of producing certain substances of value in the chemical arts, and made experiments which led to the manufacture of paraffin (1811-1889).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Young, James'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/y/young-james.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.