Dennis Fossett Sr.

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Dennis Fossett Sr.
Profession circus director
Personal details
Born ? in United Kingdom

Spouse(s) Priscilla Ricci

Country United Kingdom

Title owner 1952-
Location at Ringlands Circus (Big Tom Fossett) in United Kingdom

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Biography details

Dennis Joseph Fossett Sr., circus director in United Kingdom

Born ? in United Kingdom , son of director Big Tom Fossett and assistant director Janet Hall .

Owner of 1 elephants

1: Salt (owner from 1952 to 1952)

1922: Dennis Joseph Fossett was born, son to Tom Fosset.
1930s: Big Tom Fossett's bought two former circus elephants, Salt and Saucy, from Dudley Zoo. Ivor Ivor presented them on Fossett's Ringland's Circus until dennis Fosset took over.
1952: Long-Tom Fosset was owner until his death in 1952.
1952:His son Dennis Fosset took over the circus. Salt died from a chill.
1953: Dennis published a book: "Elephants on the Stratford Road".
2001: Dennis Fosset died. He was married to Priscilla Ricci. They had three sons.


Siblings through the father Big Tom Fossett ( -- 1952):

  1. Thomas Fossett Born 1912-10-09 Dead: † 1989-09-15
  2. Janet Fossett Born ?

Dennis Fossett Sr. s ancestral Ahnentafel:


Dennis Fossett Sr.
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Thomas Fossett


Paternal Grandfather:
Thomas Fossett

Born: 1862
Paternal Great-grandfather:
Robert Fossett
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Emma Yelding
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Janet Hall

Born: 1892

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Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). director Dennis Joseph Fossett Sr. in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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