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Samuel Henry Dening (c1837-1919) of Dening and Co
1861 Living at Fore Street, Chard: Charles Dening (age 53 born Mayford, Soms.), Ironmonger and manufacturer of Agricultural Implements employing 45 men and 5 boys. Widower. With his two children; Samuel H. Dening (age 24 born Chard), Ironmonger; and Susan M. Dening (age 17 born Chard). One servant.
1865 Married at Brentford to Anna Udal
1881 Living at Old Town House, Chard: [Samuel Henry Denning]] (age 44 born Chard), Ironfounder and Manufacturer employing 60 men and boys. With his wife Anna and five children. Living adjoining John Wightman.
1911 Living at Crimchard House, Chard: Samuel Henry Dening (age 74 born Chard), Iron Founder, Engineer and Employer. With his wife Anna Dening (age 70 born Ilchester) and their children William Udal Dening (age 43 born Chard), Ironfounder and Engineer; Elsie Mary Dening (age 41 born Chard); Herbert Edward Dening (age 38 born Chard), Ironfounder and Engineer; and Ernest Arthur Dening (age 35 born Chard), Ironfounder and Engineer. Two servants.