The Dening Vault
|Richard (Tim) Dening could trace his family tree back
to the late seventeenth century. At this time, the Denings lived at Pitt House (built
1600, now Pitt Farm) near Cadhay, 2 miles from Ottery St
Mary, Devon, UK. Records show they lived there from 1690 (and perhaps before that) to
The Dening Vault was built in the 17th century as a
last resting place for members of the family. It is located on the north west side of
Ottery St Mary churchyard in Devon, England.
Notes in the Church Records
Dening Descendent - Katherine Brown (nee Dening)
and her mother, Betty Dening, examine the vault.
The 'Church' End of the Vault.
their son, who died
23rd February 1816
aged 83 years.
Time how short
Eternity how long
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