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1783 Elizabeth Davis, born in Tenbury, Worcs
1808 Birth of son William Frederick
c.1813 Birth of daughter Mary Elizabeth who later married Thomas Buckney, Senior.
1817 Birth of son Richard
1843 After the death of Richard, Elizabeth married his cousin and co-worker, Edward John Dent
1852 Edward died. His stepsons, Frederick and Richard, inherited the business
Both Frederick and Richard, died. Elizabeth gained control of the business.