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Samuel Denison (b.1785)

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Samuel Denison (c1785-1866) of Samuel Denison and Son

1851 Living at Upper Fountain Street, Leeds: Samuel Denison (age 66 born Methley, Yks.), Whitesmith Master employing 9 men and 4 boys. With his wife Sarah Denison (age 59 born Braysopn, Yks.) and their three children; Henry D. Denison (age 29 born Leeds), Whitesmith Machine Maker; Eliza Denison (age 24 born Leeds); and Sarah D. Denison (age 15 born Leeds). One servant.[1]

1861 Living at 17 Brunswick, Leeds: Henry D. Denison (age 39 born Leeds), Machine Maker employing 15 men and 3 apprentices. With his wife Mary Denison (age 35 born Woodhouse) and their three children; Samuel Denison (age 3 born Leeds); George H. Denison (age 2 born Leeds); and Sarah R. Denison (age 1 born Leeds). Also his father Samuel Denison (age 76 born Methley), Retired Machine Maker. One servant.[2]

1866 July 16th. Died. 'On Monday, at Drighlington, aged SI, Mr. Samuel Denison, of the firm of Samuel Denison and Son, whitesmiths and weighing machine makers, Leeds.'[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1861 Census
  3. Leeds Times - Saturday 21 July 1866