Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 133,103 pages of information and 210,773 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
Alexander Denny (c.1819- ) of Denny Brothers
c1819 Born the son of William Denny
Alexander had been in business independently as a marine architect in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland.
1849 Denny Brothers was dissolved and William Denny and Brothers formed without Alexander. Alexander started building in a small yard on the north side of the town, taking with him his brother Archibald. The enterprise was called Alexander Denny and Brothers
1851 Living at High Street, Dumbarton (age 32 born Dumbarton), Iron Shipbuilder employing 350 men. With Archibald Denny (age 26 born Dumbarton), Iron Shipbuilder employing 350 men. Also niece Christina Connell (age 23). Two servants.