The Dentry Family History

This is a site where you can find information about the history of the Dentry family.

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The Dentry Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Dentry
1841 Census1
1851 Census7
1861 Census16
1871 Census31
1881 Census31
1891 Census31
1901 Census51
1911 Census84

Most Frequent Forenames for the Dentry Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
William Dentry 0 0 1 3 2 3 1 4
Charles Dentry 1 0 1 2 2 0 3 2
George Dentry 0 0 2 2 1 1 3 2
Henry Dentry 0 1 1 2 0 1 2 3
Mary Dentry 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0
John Dentry 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 1
Frederick Dentry 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 3
James Dentry 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Sarah Dentry 0 0 0 1 3 2 1 1
Ernest Dentry 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2
Florence Dentry 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 2
Elizabeth Dentry 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2
Emma Dentry 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
Jane Dentry 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2
Horace Dentry 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 2
Fanny Dentry 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1
Edwin Dentry 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1
Arthur Dentry 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0
Thomas Dentry 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
Isabella Dentry 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0

Your Family History Search

You can use the forms below to do automatic searches for the Dentry family online amongst birth, marriage and death records from 1837, plus census transcripts for 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and many more...


Etymology and History of the Surname: Dentry

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