Another Derbyshire cricketer, born in 1863, was named John Young.John Henry Young
(2 July 1876 — 2 August 1913) was an English cricketer
who played for Derbyshire
between 1899 and 1901.
Young was born in Melbourne, Derbyshire
, the son of Mark Young, a joiner, and his wife Emily. Young made his debut for Derbyshire in the 1899 season
in June against Yorkshire
when he made a duck
in both innings and took no wickets in a short spell of bowling. He played three matches in the season and made his top-score of 42 not out against Worcestershire
in his final match that year.
Young played more regularly throughout the 1900 season
, and matched his previous season's high against Leicestershire
. He also gained his best bowling figures of 5 for 65 against London County
, and took 4 wickets against Nottinghamshire
. In the 1901 season
he played more matches than in any other season, but his batting and bowling performances failed to match previous seasons.
Young was a right-arm medium-fast bowler and took 28 first-class wickets at an average of 35.57 and with a best performance of 5 for 65. He was a right-handed batsman and played 48 innings in 28 first class matches with an average of 9.71 and a top score of 42 not out.
Young died at Melbourne at the age of 37. He was related to James Horsley
who also played for Derbyshire.