Elizabeth Denty

(22 May 1782 - )
     Elizabeth Denty was christened on 22 May 1782 in Fort William, Bengal Presidency, India. She was described as daughter of Cpt William of the 2nd Regt!. She was the daughter of Captain James Denty.
     Elizabeth Denty and James Denty and Col Henry Francis Denty were beneficiaries in Captain James Denty's will dated 18 March 1790 in Cawnpore, India.
Elizabeth Denty married William Carter on 23 May 1816 in St Mary, Islington, London. They are the third great grandparents of Peggy Dunn who has supplied much information on the Denty family.

Emma Denty

(circa 16 September 1821 - before 8 October 1821)
     Emma Denty was born circa 16 September 1821 in Bengal, India. She was the daughter of James Denty and Elizabeth Marchand. Emma Denty was christened on 7 October 1821 in Fort William, Bengal Presidency, India.
     Emma died before 8 October 1821 in Fort William, India. She was buried on 8 October 1821 in Fort William, West Bengal. She was 24 days old.

Frances Rebecca Denty

(18 January 1847 - )
     Frances Rebecca Denty was christened on 18 January 1847 in Assam, Bengal Presidency, India. She was the daughter of James Denty and Frances Underwood.

Col Henry Francis Denty

(21 October 1785 - 11 January 1848)
     Col Henry Francis Denty was born on 21 October 1785 in 24 Suffolk Street, nr Middlesex Hospital, London, England. He was the son of Captain James Denty, of the Bengal Army, & Lydia (nee Shirtley) who married 18 July 1784 at St Helena. James died on the 20th & was buried 21st April 1790 at Cawnpore. He was the son of Captain James Denty and Lydia Shirtley.
     Col Henry Francis Denty and James Denty and Elizabeth Denty were beneficiaries in Captain James Denty's will dated 18 March 1790 in Cawnpore, India.
He began as a cadet in 1800 and became Lt-Col, 6th Bengal Native Infantry.
Col Henry Francis Denty witnessed William Carter and Elizabeth Denty's wedding on 23 May 1816 in St Mary, Islington, London.
Col Henry Francis Denty married Louisa Copperwheat, daughter of William Cross? and Martha Copperwheat, on 8 September 1816 in St Thomas, Southwark, Surrey.
     Col Henry Francis Denty was on the passenger list of the "Robarts", arriving at London, in 1822. They travelled from Bengal, India.
     Col Henry Francis Denty made a will dated 21 May 1838 in Devon. This is the last will and testament of me Henry Francis Denty of Mount N?asford Park, in the parish of Saint Leonard in the county of Devon late Lieutenant Colonel of the Honorable East India Company's Military Service Bengal Establishment and now on their retired pension list
I give to my dear wife Louisa Denty the sum of twenty pounds lawful English money and which I request may be paid to her immediately after my decease
I give devise and bequeath all my freehold real and leasehold messuages tenements dwelling houses lands hereditaments and premises whatsoever and wheresoever of which I am or any other person or persons in trust for me is to ...unto my dear wife Louisa Denty and to George Ernest .ritton of North? Bovey in the county of Devon esquire late a captain in the Bengal Army and the Reverend George Maximilius Hatter, of the city of Exeter, clerk ... executors, etc ...


     Col Henry Francis Denty and Louisa Copperwheat were recorded on the 1841 census in Parke, St Leonard, Devon. Henry F Denty, 55, Independent, Louisa 45, Louisa Frances 19, Mary Ann M, 9, plus two female servants. Mary Ann M was the only one of the family born in the county.
     Henry died on 11 January 1848 in St Thomas RD, Devon, England, aged 62. He was buried on 17 January 1848 in St Leonard, Exeter, Devon.
     His will was proved on 22 February 1848 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.

Children of Col Henry Francis Denty and Louisa Copperwheat

James Denty

(before March 1777 - before 4 September 1822)
     James Denty was born before March 1777. He was the son of Captain James Denty and Mary Fuller.
     James Denty and Elizabeth Denty and Col Henry Francis Denty were beneficiaries in Captain James Denty's will dated 18 March 1790 in Cawnpore, India.
     James was educated at Windlass Hill, Yorkshire, England.
James Denty married Mary Fuller on 22 August 1808 in Calcutta, India. Mr James Denty bachelor and Mary Fuller spinster both of Calcutta, Dort Wiliam in Bengal were married at the aforesaid this 22nd day of August 1808. Both signed in the presence of John Haward, Robert Scott and M? McDougal..
James Denty married secondly Elizabeth Marchand on 25 July 1820 in St John's, Calcutta, India. James Denty of the town of Calcutta, widower, and Elizabeth Marchand of the same place, spinster, were married at St Hohyn's Cathedral i Calcutta, by licence. Both signed in the presence of I/J/? Crouch and I A Conell?
     James died before 4 September 1822 in Calcutta. A will has not been found. He was buried on 4 September 1822 in Calcutta. James Dentry, 45, formerly an Examiner, in the Secret & Political Dept.

Children of James Denty and Mary Fuller

Children of James Denty and Elizabeth Marchand

James Denty

(16 July 1820 - )
     James Denty was also known as James Henry Denty in records. He was christened on 16 July 1820 in Fort William, India. He was the son of James Denty and Elizabeth Marchand.
James Denty married Frances Underwood on 5 October 1840 in Cuttack, Bengal Presidency, India.
     James was Master of the Christian School in Cuttack, Bengal Presidency, in 1844. He was buried on 19 July 1851 in Chittagong, India (now Bangladesh). He is probably the James Denty, aged 30 surveyor.

Children of James Denty and Frances Underwood

Captain James Denty

(circa 1738 - 20 April 1790)
     Captain James Denty was born circa 1738.
Captain James Denty married Lydia Shirtley on 18 July 1784 in St Helena.
Captain James Denty served in the military Captain, Bengal Army in India.
     Captain James Denty made a will dated 18 March 1790 in Cawnpore, India. His will in part states: In the Name of God Amen
I James Denty Captain in the Service of the Honourable the United Company of Merchants of England Trading to the East Indies on the Bengal Establishment... I give to my sons Henry Francis Denty and James Denty in case they shall attain the age of 21 years...£1200 of lawful money of Gt Britain. ...
I give to my natural Son James Denty a Boy about fourteen years now at School at Windlass Hill in Yorkshire when and in case he shall attain his age of twenty one years four hundred pounds of like Money and to my natural Daughter Elizabeth Denty a Girl of about seven years of age now at Mrs Butts Boarding School in South Molton Street near Hanover Square in the County of Middlesex the sum of six hundred pounds of like Money when and in case she shall attain her age of twenty one years those Legacies...
the residue to my legitimate sons Henry Francis Denty and James Denty to be equally divided between them ...

     James died on 20 April 1790 in Cawnpore, Bengal Presidency, India. He was buried on 21 April 1790 in Cawnpore, Bengal Presidency.
     His will was proved on 26 July 1792. An inventory of his estate dated 1792 is available via www.findmypast.com.

Child of Captain James Denty and Mary Fuller

Child of Captain James Denty

Children of Captain James Denty and Lydia Shirtley

James Henry Dundas Denty

(11 April 1787 - before 7 February 1812)
     James Henry Dundas Denty was born at sea on 11 April 1787. He was baptised in the Presidency of Fort William in Bengal in July 1787: James Henry Dundas, son of Captain James Denty in the Company Service, and Lydia his wife - He was born at sea the 11th April last.. He was the son of Captain James Denty and Lydia Shirtley.
He is likely to be the James Henry D of the St Helena Civil Service who was requesting further leave with pay due to his scorbutic complaint, from Carmarthen, then from Aberglaney near Landilo, South Wales. Another reference is dated 15 Oct 1827 but read in court on 11 Nov 1897 request a further year's leave with pay..
     James Henry Dundas Denty made a will dated 28 March 1809 in 5 Hertford St, Fitzroy Square, London, St Pancras, Middlesex, England. Part of his will states: I give & bequeath unto my brother Henry Francis Denty a Lieutenant in the Military Service of the said East India Company the sum of Fifty pounds of lawful money of Great Britain & my gold watch and I give & bequeath unto my sister Elizabeth Denty the sum of one hundred pounds of like lawful money AND....I give & bequeath unto James Denty of Calcutta in the East Indies Esqr. the sum of two guineas for a ring. He also mentions Catherine Jones, widow, Richard Corbett & James Carter, executors, Eleanor Lidia Corbett, his aunt Eleanor Pritchard of the Island of St Helena and her un-named children; the residue to Richard Leech of St Helena. A codicil dated 28 March 1809 appoints Richard Leech a joint executor. Eleanor Pritchard was sister of his mother Lydia Shirtley.
     James died before 7 February 1812.
     His will was proved on 7 February 1812 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. Proved at London with a codicil the 7th February 1812 before the Worshipful John Dodson Doctor of Laws & Surrogate by the oaths of Richard Corbett & James Carter the Executors named in the Will to whom admon was granted they having been first sworn duly to Admr. power reserved to Richard Leech Executor named in the codicil Exd.

Julia Maria Denty

(18 November 1841 - )
     Julia Maria Denty was born on 18 November 1841 in India. She was the daughter of James Denty and Frances Underwood. Julia Maria Denty was christened on 25 June 1843 in Cuttack, Bengal Presidency, India. Said to be born Nov 18 1841, Julia Maria, daughter of James & Frances Denty, of Balasore,writer.
Julia Maria Denty married Francis W Underwood on 17 June 1865 in Bengal, India.

Louisa Denty

(8 September 1817 - before 1 November 1819)
     Louisa Denty was christened on 8 September 1817 in Calcutta, India. She was the daughter of James Denty and Mary Fuller.
     Louisa died before 1 November 1819 in Calcutta. She was buried on 1 November 1819 in Calcutta.

Louisa Frances Denty

(16 April 1822 - 22 May 1895)
     Louisa Frances Denty was born on 16 April 1822 in India. The lady of Capt. H F Denty, of a daughter. She was the daughter of Col Henry Francis Denty and Louisa Copperwheat.
     Louisa Frances Denty appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Col Henry Francis Denty and Louisa Copperwheat in Parke, St Leonard, Devon.
Louisa Frances Denty married Rev Henry Murray, son of Lt Gen John Murray Lt Governor, on 9 February 1848 in Tamerton Foliot, Plympton St Mary RD, Devon. He was a clerk and his usual residence was St John's, Chelsea, son of John Murray, Lt General; she was of Tamerton Folliot and daughter Henry Francis Denty, Lieut. Colonel. It was witnessed by J F Murray, Capt 73 Regt, Ellen Murray, H F McKillop, Mary Ann Denty, Jemima Murray and Sydney Murray.
Note that Henry Frederick McKillop Lieut, R N of Bletchington, Sfk, also married there to Maria Mary Murray aged 19, of Tamerton Foliot, daughter of Lt General John Murray, on April 20th, witnessed by Arthur Murray, Lieut ... Reg, and Jamina?? Murray & Ellen Murray.
     Louisa and Henry resided at St Luke, Chelsea, London, from 1849 to 1851. He was curate of St Luke's Chelsea 1849-51.
     Louisa Frances Denty and Rev Henry Murray were recorded on the 1851 census in 3? South Parade, Chelsea, London, Middlesex. Henry Murray, 33, head, curate of St Luke's Chelsea, born in the West Indies, Louisa Frances Murray, wife, 28, born India, John Murray, brother 13?, scholar, born France, Louisa Denty, mother in law, 51, widow of Lt Colonel, born Islington, Mdx; Mary Ann Denty, 18, sister in law, born Exeter, Devon; Mary Ann Margaret Denty [sic], daughter, 4 months, born Chelsea. Louisa Frances Denty was the informant at the death of Louisa Copperwheat, on 10 September 1853.
     Louisa died on 22 May 1895 in Bareilly, Bengal Presidency, India, aged 73.
     Her will was proved on 24 December 1895 at the Principal Probate Registry, London. Murray, Louisa Frances, of Basti, in the north-west province of India (wife of the reverend Henry Murray, clerk). Hen died 22 May 1895 at Gunnonr-Budson north-west provinces of India Administration (Limited)... to Charles Danks bank manager the attorney of the said reverend Henry Murray. Effects £67/1/5.

Children of Louisa Frances Denty and Rev Henry Murray

Mary Ann Margaret Denty

(12 June 1832 - 28 December 1904)
     Mary Ann Margaret Denty was born on 12 June 1832 in Mouunt Radford Park, Exeter, Devon. She was the daughter of Col Henry Francis Denty and Louisa Copperwheat. Mary Ann Margaret Denty was christened on 25 July 1832 in St Peter's Cathedral, Exeter.
     Mary Ann Margaret Denty appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Col Henry Francis Denty and Louisa Copperwheat in Parke, St Leonard, Devon.
Mary Ann Margaret Denty and James Florence Murray, Ellen Murray, Jemima or Janina? Murray, Sydney Murray and Henry Frederick McKillop Lt, RN witnessed Rev Henry Murray and Louisa Frances Denty's wedding on 9 February 1848 in Tamerton Foliot, Plympton St Mary RD, Devon. In the 1851 census Mary Ann Margaret Denty was living in the household of her brother-in-law Rev Henry Murray in 3? South Parade, Chelsea, London, Middlesex. Henry Murray, 33, head, curate of St Luke's Chelsea, born in the West Indies, Louisa Frances Murray, wife, 28, born India, John Murray, brother 13?, scholar, born France, Louisa Denty, mother in law, 51, widow of Lt Colonel, born Islington, Mdx; Mary Ann Denty, 18, sister in law, born Exeter, Devon; Mary Ann Margaret Denty [sic], daughter, 4 months, born Chelsea.
Mary Ann Margaret Denty married John Arthur Murray, son of George Freeman Murray and Kitty Wallace, on 20 March 1862 in Meean Meer (Mian Mir), Lahore, Punjab (Bengal Presidency), India (now Pakistan). John Arthur Murray, bachelor aged 31, of Pongee Timber Agency, Meean Meer, son of Lt Col. George Freeman Murray, to Mary Ann Margaret Denty aged 29, daughter of Lt Col Henry Francis Denty, by licence, married by Henry Murray.. Mary Ann Margaret Denty was an executor of John Arthur Murray's estate on 20 January 1880 in the Principal Probate Registry, London.
     Mary Ann Margaret Denty and Kate Florence Murray were recorded on the 1891 census in 19 Dundas Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex. Mary Ann Murray, head, widow, 59, living on own means, born Exeter, Devon; Kate Murray, daughter 26, born East Indies (British subject)..
     Mary Ann Margaret Denty and Gertrude Annie Murray were recorded on the 1901 census in 18 Bishops Park Mansions, Fulham, London, England. Annie Murray, 69, widow, born Exeter, Devon and her daughter Gertrude A Murray, 32, born Punjab, no occupations.
     Mary's death was registered in the quarter ending on 28 December 1904 in Fulham.
     Her will was proved on 6 February 1905. Mary Ann Margaret Murry of 131 Bishop's-Mansions, Fulham, Mdx, widow .. probate to Kate Florence Murray and Gertrude Annie Murray, spinsters. Effects £1536/2/9. Resworn £1860 2/3.

Children of Mary Ann Margaret Denty and John Arthur Murray

Mary Anne Denty

(14 January 1789 - before 15 January 1789)
     Mary Anne Denty was christened on 14 January 1789 in Calcutta, India. Mary Anne, daughter of Captain James Denty and Lydia his wife, Privately, 14 January 1789.
     Mary died before 15 January 1789 in Calcutta. She was buried on 15 January 1789 in Calcutta. Mary Ann, an infant daughter of Captain James Dentry and Lydia his wife. She was the daughter of Captain James Denty and Lydia Shirtley.

Mary Elizabeth Denty

(9 September 1809 - )
     Mary Elizabeth Denty was born on 9 September 1809 in Calcutta, India. She was the daughter of James Denty and Mary Fuller. Mary Elizabeth Denty was christened on 31 December 1809 in Calcutta.
Mary Elizabeth Denty married William Robert Fenwick on 16 May 1826 in the Cathedral, Calcutta, West Bengal, India. William Robert Fenwick, bachelor of Howrah, aged 22 & Mary Elizabeth denty of Howrah, spinster, aged 16.Signature of parents, etc: Jhn Fenwick of Howrah; by banns.

Mary Evelina Denty

(27 February 1844 - )
     Mary Evelina Denty was born on 27 February 1844 in Cuttack, Bengal Presidency, India. At Cuttack, Mrs F Denty, of a daughter. She was the daughter of James Denty and Frances Underwood. Mary Evelina Denty was christened on 8 April 1844 in Cuttack, Bengal Presidency.

Eliza Derwin

( - before 1871)
     Eliza Derwin married James Handy, son of Andrew Handy and Margaret Kenehan, on 18 April 1864 in the Roman Catholic chapel, Clara, Kilbride, Offaly.
     Eliza died before 1871.

Virginia Desjarlais

     Virginia Desjarlais married Peter Katernick.
     Virginia Desjarlais was listed in the 1891 census in Qu'Appelle District, Saskatchewan.

Simon Charles Dessent

     Simon Charles Dessent married Florence Mabel Bennington, daughter of Philip Bennington and Alice Eliza Bennett, in 1919 in Drinkstone, Suffolk.

Child of Simon Charles Dessent and Florence Mabel Bennington

Unknown Dessent

     Unknown Dessent was the son of Simon Charles Dessent and Florence Mabel Bennington.

Beatrice Dethridge

(1943 - 1943)
     Beatrice died in 1943 in Sale, Victoria. She was born in 1943. She was the daughter of Thelma Colbert.

Charles Geoffrey Dethridge

(1908 - 1972)
     Charles Geoffrey Dethridge was born in 1908 in Sandringham, Victoria.
Charles Geoffrey Dethridge married Thelma Colbert, daughter of Christopher William Colbert and Ruth Bevan, in 1937 in Victoria.
     Charles died in 1972 in Glen ...., Victoria.

William Develin

     William Develin married Anne Dunbar, daughter of Major John Killigrew Dunbar and Jane Mary Vivian, on 10 November 1857 in Enniskillen, Fermanagh, Ireland. He was the son of Paul Develin and she was the daughter of Major Dunbar.

Ann Devereaux

(28 August 1604 - )
     Ann Devereaux was christened on 28 August 1604 in Rattlesden, Suffolk. She was the daughter of Peter Devereaux and Julian Unknown.

Elizabeth Devereaux

(12 March 1624 - before 15 May 1636)
     Elizabeth Devereaux was christened on 12 March 1624 in Rattlesden, Suffolk. She was the daughter of Peter Devereaux.
     Elizabeth died before 15 May 1636 in Buxhall, Suffolk. She was buried on 15 May 1636 in Buxhall.

Frances Devereaux

(15 June 1603 - )
     Frances Devereaux was christened on 15 June 1603 in Rattlesden, Suffolk. She was the daughter of Peter Devereaux and Julian Unknown.

Hannah Devereaux

(circa 1620? - before 3 December 1662)
     Hannah Devereaux was also known as Anna Devereaux in records. She was born circa 1620? In Suffolk. She may be the daughter of Peter Deveraux who matriculated as sizar at Peterhouse, Cambridge c.1597. BA 1600/01, MA 1609. Rector of Rattlesden 1614-44, Rector of Buxhall 1627. He married at Rattlesden Nov 25 1602 Julilan Frances. His will was proved at Bury 1645. He had a son Peter baptised in 1610 at Rattlesden who was also a clergyman. She was the daughter of Peter Devereaux.
Hannah Devereaux married John Cocksedge, son of John Cocksedge, on 6 October 1641 in Rougham, Suffolk. John Cocksadge & Anna Devereaux.
     Hannah died before 3 December 1662 in Rougham, Suffolk. She was buried on 3 December 1662 in Rougham. The wife of John Cocksedge of Monk Bradfield.

Children of Hannah Devereaux and John Cocksedge

John Devereaux

(1 March 1614 - )
     John Devereaux was christened on 1 March 1614 in Rattlesden, Suffolk. He was the son of Peter Devereaux and Julian Unknown.

Judith Devereaux

(13 January 1608 - )
     Judith Devereaux was christened on 13 January 1608 in Rattlesden, Suffolk. She was the daughter of Peter Devereaux and Julian Unknown.

Julian Devereaux

(19 May 1606 - )
     Julian Devereaux was christened on 19 May 1606 in Rattlesden, Suffolk. She was the daughter of Peter Devereaux and Julian Unknown.

Mary Devereaux

(21 April 1618 - before 2 January 1636)
     Mary Devereaux was christened on 21 April 1618 in Rattlesden, Suffolk. She was the daughter of Peter Devereaux.
     Mary died before 2 January 1636 in Buxhall. She was buried on 2 January 1636 in Buxhall.