In his career George Dering patented many things to do with chemistry, electricity and magnetism.

These are the Dering Patents:

1850 no. 13427 Improvements in the means of and apparatus for communicating intelligence by electricity

1853 no. 740 Improvements in preserving or preventing decomposition in vegetable and animal substances and matters

1853 no. 741 Improvements in the manufacture of certain salts and oxides of metals

1853 no. 1909 Improvements in electric telegraphs

1853 no. 2486 Improvements in Galvanic batteries

1854 no. 1088 Improvements in obtaining motive power by electricity

1854 no. 2759 Improvements in obtaining motive power when using electric currents

1855 no. 2662 Improvements in Galvanic batteries

1856 no. 1546 Improvements in Galvanic batteries

1857 no. 258 Improvements in lighting and warming trains of railway carriages

1857 no. 2428 Improvements in laying down electric telegraph cables, in obtaining soundings …

1858 no. 18 Improvements in electric telegraphs, and in the manufacture of insulated wire and cables

1858 no. 135 Improvements in the permanent way of railways

1860 no. 2867 Improvements in the permanent ways of railways

1864 no. 1357 Improvements in fastenings for the permanent way of railways

1873 no. 4228 Improvements in the manufacture of rails for rail and tramways, and in rail joints …

1878 no. 5123 Improved means of obtaining light, heat, and motive power

1879 no. 1682     Improvements in the manufacture of iron and steel

1879 no. 4904 Improvements in the manufacture of bricks to be used for and in forming refractory …

1879 no. 5211 Improvements in the manufacture of iron and steel

1881 no. 4019 Improvements in generating dynamic electricity