Heslington Genealogy


William Henry Ashby [Parents] was born Apr - May 1871 in Muscott, Northamptonshire, England. He married Edith Winifred Ashby Apr - May 1901 in Islington, Midddlesex, England.

Births Jun 1871 Ashby William Henry Daventry 3b 107
1881 Census: Long Buckley, Daventry, Northants: 9 year old son of a farmer with 600 acres employing 6 men and 1 boy, born Muscott, Northants.
GRO marriages Jun Qtr 1901 ASHBY Edith Winifred Islington 1b 757 ASHBY William Henry Islington 1b 757

Edith Winifred Ashby [Parents] was born on 2 Jun 1873 in Croydon, Surrey, England. She died in 1960. She married William Henry Ashby Apr - May 1901 in Islington, Midddlesex, England.

GRO marriages Jun Qtr 1901 ASHBY Edith Winifred Islington 1b 757 ASHBY William Henry Islington 1b 757


Robert Avery Ashby [Parents] was christened on 19 Feb 1802 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England. He died on 26 Nov 1884. He married Mary Ann Martin on 20 Dec 1830 in St Michael, Withyham, Sussex, England.

Christening and Marriage submitted to IGI
Marriage recorded in Vital Records
1881 Census: Lodgefield, Withyham. 80 year old widowed Father, a retired Farmer

Mary Ann Martin was born in 1814 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England. She was buried on 27 Aug 1863 in Withyham, Sussex, England. She married Robert Avery Ashby on 20 Dec 1830 in St Michael, Withyham, Sussex, England.

Marriage submitted to IGI
Marriage recorded in Vital Records

They had the following children:

  F i Mary Ann Ashby was christened on 13 Nov 1831.
  F ii Eden Charlotte Ashby was born in 1834. She died in 1908.
  M iii Herbert Robert Ashby was born in 1838. He died in 1896.
  M iv Reginald Martin Ashby was born in 1840. He died on 5 May 1903.
  F v Leotine Fanny Ashby was christened on 12 Sep 1845 in Lingfield, Surrey, England. She died in 1911.

Leotine married William ROBERTSON in 1868. No children.

Joseph Best was born in 1799 in Hadlow, Kent. England. He married Philadelphia Ashby on 24 Sep 1825 in Rotherfield, Sussex, England.

Marriage recorded in Vital Records
1851 Census: Pales Gate, Rotherfield: An Ag Lab
1881 Census: 7 pales gate, Rotherfield: aged 82 a widower.

Philadelphia Ashby [Parents] was christened in 1801 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England. She married Joseph Best on 24 Sep 1825 in Rotherfield, Sussex, England.

Philadelphia married Joseph BEST on 24 Sep 1825 in Rotherfield, East Sussex. Joseph was born in 1799 in Hadlow, Kent. Marriage recorded in Vital Records
On the 1851 census he is an ag lab living at Pales Gate Rotherfield. On the 1881 census he is aged 82, a widower - retired farmer, living at 7 Pales Gate, Rotherfield.
Joseph and Philadelphia had the following children:
Mary A BEST was born in 1838 in Rotherfield, East Sussex.
Owen BEST was born in 1840 in Rotherfield, East Sussex.
Edwin BEST was born in 1841 in Rotherfield, East Sussex.
Thisley BEST was born in 1845 in Rotherfield, East Sussex.

They had the following children:

  F i Mary A Best was born in 1838 in Rotherfield, Sussex, England.
  M ii Owen Best was born in 1840 in Rotherfield, Sussex, England.
  M iii Edwin Best was born in 1841 in Rotherfield, Sussex, England.
  F iv Thisley Best was born in 1845 in Rotherfield, Sussex, England.

Amos Ashby [Parents] was born in Wellington Place, Kent Road, London, England. He was christened on 11 Oct 1816 in , London, England. He died before 1881. He married Rebekah Mary Sholl Jan - Feb 1842 in , East London, England.

Marriages Mar Qtr 1842 Ashby Amos E London 2 175 Sholl Rebekah Mary Et London 2 175
Miller at Warlingham. When his brother Aaron died in 1854, Amos went to Mitcham and Aaron David Ashby had the Waringham Mill. Father a mealman. Died before 1881.

Rebekah Mary Sholl was born in 1821 in Norton Folgate, Middlesex, England. She died on 19 May 1893. She married Amos Ashby Jan - Feb 1842 in , East London, England.

Marriages Mar Qtr 1842 Ashby Amos E London 2 175 Sholl Rebekah Mary Et London 2 175
Of 85 Water Lane, Brixton - left £871 to Samuel and Charles - her sons.

They had the following children:

  F i Lily Ashby was born about 1842.
  M ii Edward Amos Ashby was christened on 23 Apr 1844 in Kingston Meeting, Golston, Surrey, England.
  M iii Alfred Ashby was christened on 18 Nov 1846 in Kingston Meeting, Warlingham, Surrey, Englandl.
  F iv Hannah Elizabeth Ashby was christened on 23 Jul 1849 in Kingston Meeting, Tonbridge, Kent, England. She died in 1885.

On the 1881 census she is staying with her mother at her Aunt Sarah's who was married to Samuel Sholl - she is aged 31 and unmarried.
  M v Samuel Ashby was christened on 5 Jul 1852.
  M vi Charles Aaron Ashby was christened on 15 Feb 1855 in Kingston Meeting, Lower Mitcham Road, Kent, England.

Charles had a son called Albert.

Samuel Ashby [Parents] was christened on 19 Sep 1770 in Ticehurst, Sussex, England. He was buried on 11 Sep 1838 in Tudeley, Kent, England. He married Mercy Noakes on 9 Sep 1792 in Tunbridge, Kent, England.

Other marriages:
Dray, Mary

Christening and both Marriages extracted to IGI Marriage recorded in Vital Records

Mercy Noakes was christened about 13 Apr 1777 in Ticehurst, Sussex, England. She was buried on 29 May 1811 in Ticehurst, Sussex, England. She married Samuel Ashby on 9 Sep 1792 in Tunbridge, Kent, England.

Christening and Marriage extracted to IGI. Parents were Henry Noaks and Frances.

They had the following children:

  M i Samuel Ashby was christened on 30 Nov 1792 in Ticehurst, Sussex, England.

Samuel married Rebecca
Christening extracted to IGI
  M ii Henry Ashby was christened on 12 Nov 1793 in Ticehurst, Sussex, England. He was buried on 5 Dec 1881 in St Peter, Pembury, Kent, England.

Christening extracted to IGI
On the 1851 census he is unmarried, a Miller living at Down.
On the 1881 census he is living at Hawkwell, Pembury - a retired Miller aged 87, unmarried..
  M iii Richard Ashby was born in 1795. He died on 21 Feb 1880.
  F iv Elizabeth Ashby was christened on 6 Sep 1799 in Heathfield, Sussex, England.
  F v Frances Ashby was christened on 2 Apr 1809 in Heathfield, Sussex, England.

On the 1881 census she is living with her husband, a cabinet maker at 9 Alms House, Tonbridge in Kent. Frances married William MORGAN on 24 Aug 1829 in Tonbridge, Kent. William was born in 1798 in Tonbridge, Kent. He was married previously and was a paper-hanger in Tunbridge.
  M vi George Ashby was born in 1803. He died on 3 Nov 1874.
  M vii John Ashby was christened on 9 Feb 1806.
  F viii Eliza Ashby was born in 1810 in Heathfield, Sussex, England. She was buried on 26 Sep 1810 in Heathfield, Sussex, England.

William Ashby [Parents] was christened on 14 May 1797 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England. He married Anne Richardson.

Christening submitted to IGI
William farmed at Withyham

Anne Richardson.Anne married William Ashby.

They had the following children:

  M i William Ashby was born in 1826.
  F ii Eliza Ashby was christened on 8 May 1831 in Withyham, Sussex, England.

Christening submitted to IGI
  F iii Harriet Ashby was christened on 22 Jan 1834.
  M iv John Ashby was christened on 27 Aug 1837 in Withyham, Sussex, England.

Christening submitted to IGI
  M v Thomas Ashby was born in 1840 in Withyham, Sussex, England. He died before 1875.

Christening submitted to IGI
  F vi Mary Ashby was born in 1844 in Withyham, Sussex, England. She was christened on 5 Apr 1846 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England.

Christening submitted and extracted to IGI
  F vii Hannah Ashby was christened on 5 Apr 1846 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England.

Christening submitted and extracted to IGI

John Ashby [Parents] was christened on 31 Jan 1790 in Lamberhurst, Kent, England. He married Sophia Jenner on 8 Jul 1811 in Lamberhurst, Kent, England.

Christening extracted and Marriage submitted to IGI

Sophia Jenner was christened on 25 Dec 1791 in Cranbrook, Kent, England. She married John Ashby on 8 Jul 1811 in Lamberhurst, Kent, England.

Christening extracted to IGI
1881 Census: Hartfield: Housekeeper for John Baines.
Elizabeth married A. Hards and had no issue.

They had the following children:

  M i Francis Ashby was christened on 20 Sep 1812 in Lamberhurst, Kent, England.

Christening extracted to IGI parents

Alfred Ashby [Parents] was born on 30 Aug 1852 in Withyham, Sussex, England. He died in 1919. He married Sarah Collins Oct - Nov 1882 in East Grinstead, Sussex, England.

1881 Census: Sherlocks Farm, Withyham: 27 year old Indoor farm servant.
GRO Marriage East Grinstead 4q 1882 2b 274
1891 Census: Walten Green Cottage, Penshurst, Sevenoaks: married Head of Household, a Gardener and Farm Hand

Sarah Collins was born on 6 Sep 1856 in Hoylte, Hartfield, Sussex, England. She died on 15 Jun 1908 in East Grinstead, Sussex, England. She married Alfred Ashby Oct - Nov 1882 in East Grinstead, Sussex, England.

Daughter of William Collins and Caroline Still
GRO Marriage East Grinstead 4q 1882 2b 274

They had the following children:

  F i Ada Mary Ashby was born in 1884 in East Grinstead, Sussex, England.

GRO Birth: 4q 1883 East Grinstead 2b 155
1901 Census: Frant, Sussex: a laundress.
Ada married Roger Reffold
  F ii Sarah Maud Ashby was born in 1888 in East Grinstead, Sussex, England.

GRO Birth: 2q 1887 East Grinstead 2b 169
Sarah married Frank Wilmshurst.
  M iii Alfred Ashby was born on 26 Dec 1891. He died on 23 Sep 1974.

Harriet Ashby [Parents] was christened on 22 Jan 1834 in Withyham, Sussex, England.

Christening submitted to IGI

She had the following children:

  M i Alfred Ashby was born on 30 Aug 1852. He died in 1919.

Walter Henry Ashby [Parents] was born in 1877 in Bedmont, Hertfordshire, England. He married Hannah Elizabeth Hardy in 1904 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England.

1881 Census, The Bell Inn, Bedmond, Abbots Langley, Herts, 3 year old son of a widowed publican
Walter married his cousin. GRO Birth/Sep 1877/Watford/3a/425
Walter and Hannah had the following children:
Phyllis Elizabeth ASHBY was born on 29 May 1906 in Notley Croft, Bedmond, Abbots Langley.

Hannah Elizabeth Hardy [Parents] was born in 1879 in Norwich, Norfolk, England. She married Walter Henry Ashby in 1904 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England.

1881 Census: Chapel Row, Lakenham, Norfolk: 2 year old daughter of a Staff Sergeant in WN Militia.
Walter married his cousin. GRO Birth/Sep 1877/Watford/3a/425
Walter and Hannah had the following children:
Phyllis Elizabeth ASHBY was born on 29 May 1906 in Notley Croft, Bedmond, Abbots Langley.

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