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Dennis Davy

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Dennis Davy (c1808-1888)

c.1808 Born in Keighley, one of 3 Davy brothers who formed Davy Brothers

1851 Master, with 2 partners, employing 63 men, living in Sheffield with Mary Anna Davy 39, Fredrick Davy 12, engineer's boy, Emily Davy 10, Dennis George Davy 3[1]

1861 On the death of Joseph Davy, the partnership between him, David Davy and Dennis Davy, as Davy Brothers, was dissolved; the business was then continued by David Davy[2]

1861 Dennis Davy 53, Retired engineer, widower, living in Sheffield with Emily Davy 20, Dennis George Davy 13, Lucy Helen Davy 7[3]

1888 Died in Sheffield; his son Dennis George was an ironfounder[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. The London Gazette, 12 February 1861
  3. 1861 census
  4. National Probate Calendar