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James Denny (1854-1934)

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James Denny (1854-1934) of William Denny and Brothers

Second son of James Denny

Director of William Denny and Brothers

1871 Became a partner in the shipyard

1880s Married Catherine; they had at least 4 children [1]

1907 Became a partner in the Denny engine works

Responsible for the introduction of the Parsons steam turbine to merchant shipping

NB 1891 census indicates James was born c.1850.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 census