Heslington Genealogy


Edward Lucas.Edward married Mary Asheby on 9 Jun 1623 in St Denys, Rotherfield, Sussex, England.

Mary Asheby [Parents] was christened on 18 Sep 1603 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England. She married Edward Lucas on 9 Jun 1623 in St Denys, Rotherfield, Sussex, England.

Found on IGI surname spelt 'Asheby'.


William Haysellden.William married Alice Asheby on 5 May 1634 in St Denys, Rotherfield, Sussex, England.

Alice Asheby [Parents] was christened on 6 Jul 1606 in Frant, Sussex, England. She married William Haysellden on 5 May 1634 in St Denys, Rotherfield, Sussex, England.

Found on IGI surname spelt 'Asheby'.

They had the following children:

  M i William Haysellden was christened on 25 Jul 1634 in St Denys, Rotherfield, Sussex, England. He died before 1637 in Rotherfield, Sussex, England.
  M ii William Haysellden was christened on 26 Mar 1637 in St Denys, Rotherfield, Sussex, England.

Thomas Longley was born in 1635. He married Joan Asheby in Jul 1655 in Rotherfield, Sussex, England.

Joan Asheby [Parents] was born about 1635 in Frant or Rotherfield, Sussex, England. She married Thomas Longley in Jul 1655 in Rotherfield, Sussex, England.

Joan married Thomas Longley in Jul 1655 at Rotherfield, Sussex. Thomas was born abt. 1635 in Sussex.


Stephen Nash.Stephen married Frances Ashby on 8 Nov 1697 in Bodiam. Sussex, England.

(Arch. of Lewes marriage licence - 8 Nov 1697)

Frances Ashby [Parents] was christened on 17 Apr 1669 in St Denys, Rotherfield, East Sussex, England. She married Stephen Nash on 8 Nov 1697 in Bodiam. Sussex, England.

Christening recorded in Vital Records. Christening extracted to IGI
(Arch. of Lewes marriage licence - 8 Nov 1697)


John Brooke was born in Waldron, Sussex, England. He married Mary Ashby on 24 Aug 1686 in Rotherfield, Sussex, England.

Mary Ashby [Parents] was christened on 13 Nov 1653 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England. She married John Brooke on 24 Aug 1686 in Rotherfield, Sussex, England.

Christening extracted to IGI.
Christening recorded in Vital Records
Mary married John Brooke 24 Aug 1686 In Rotherfield, Sussex. John was born in Waldron, East Sussex.


Thomas Ashby [Parents] was christened on 27 Aug 1780 in Lamberhurst, Kent, England. He died in S Peter's, Walworth, Surrey. He was buried on 30 Jan 1856 in Yalding, Kent, England. He married Hannah Quinnell on 14 Oct 1800 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Other marriages:
, Ann

Christening submitted to IGI
Marriage recorded in Yalding Parish Register. BOTP. Witness: Michael Quinnell.
1841 Census Thomas lived at the Chequers Inn at Lallingford, a hamlet in the south of the parish of Yalding.
1851 Census: Lallingford, Yalding, Kent: Thomas Ashby 70 Mar Head Grocer & ? Sussex born Lamberhurst
Ann Ashby 66 Mar Wife born Sussex Hordley ?
Burial recorded in Yalding Parish Record aged 75 years and died at St Peter's, Walworth, Surrey.

Hannah Quinnell was christened on 11 Mar 1781 in Yalding, Kent, England. She was buried on 6 Jun 1829 in Yalding, Kent, England. She married Thomas Ashby on 14 Oct 1800 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Marriage recorded in Yalding Parish Register. BOTP. Witness: Michael Quinnell.
Burial recorded in Yalding Parish Records at 48 years of age.
Parents: Michael and Ann Quinall (sic).

They had the following children:

  M i Thomas Ashby was born on 7 Jan 1801.
  M ii James Ashby was born in 1803.
  F iii Hannah Ashby was born on 5 Apr 1805.
  M iv John Ashby was born on 9 Apr 1807.
  M v William Ashby was christened on 18 Nov 1810.
  M vi Richard Ashby was christened on 15 Aug 1813.
  M vii Stephen Ashby was christened on 23 Jun 1816.
  F viii Mary Ann Ashby was christened on 23 Jun 1822 in Yalding, Kent, England.

James Ashby [Parents] was born in 1803 in Yalding, Kent, England. He married Sarah Spice on 31 May 1823 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Other marriages:
Quaif, Elizabeth

Marriage to Sarah Spice recorded in Yalding Parish Register. BOTP. Witnesses: John Spice and Hannah Ashby.
Marriage to Elizabeth Quaif recorded in Yalding Parish Records, both of this parish. Witnesses: Henry Spr... and Hannah Diprose.

Sarah Spice was born in 1808 in Yalding, Kent, England. She died on 28 Jan 1827 in Yalding, Kent, England. She married James Ashby on 31 May 1823 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Marriage recorded in Yalding Parish Register. BOTP. Witnesses: John Spice and Hannah Ashby.
Burial recorded in Yalding Parish Record aged 45 years

They had the following children:

  M i Charles Ashby was christened on 14 Sep 1823 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Christening recorded in Yalding Parish Record
  F ii Harriet Ashby was christened on 4 Sep 1825 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Christening recorded in Yalding Parish Record

James Ashby [Parents] was born in 1803 in Yalding, Kent, England. He married Elizabeth Quaif on 23 Oct 1827 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Other marriages:
Spice, Sarah

Marriage to Sarah Spice recorded in Yalding Parish Register. BOTP. Witnesses: John Spice and Hannah Ashby.
Marriage to Elizabeth Quaif recorded in Yalding Parish Records, both of this parish. Witnesses: Henry Spr... and Hannah Diprose.

Elizabeth Quaif was born in 1799 in Yalding, Kent, England. She was buried on 17 Oct 1844 in Yalding, Kent, England. She married James Ashby on 23 Oct 1827 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Marriage to Elizabeth Quaif recorded in Yalding Parish Records, both of this parish. Witnesses: Henry Spr... and Hannah Diprose.
Burial recorded in Yalding Parish Record aged 45 years

They had the following children:

  F i Margaret Ashby was christened on 21 Sep 1828 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Christening recorded in Yalding Parish Record
  F ii Elizabeth Ashby was christened on 6 Jan 1830 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Christening recorded in Yalding Parish Record
  M iii James Ashby was christened on 25 Mar 1830 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Christening found in Yalding Parish Records
  M iv John Ashby was christened on 28 Dec 1833 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Christening found in Yalding Parish Records
  M v William Ashby was christened on 7 Aug 1836 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Christening recorded in Yalding Parish Register
1871 Census: Brods Row, Yalding: 34 year old married Head of Household, a Sheep's Gate Hurdle Maker, born in Yalding.

Henry Diprose was born in 1801 in Yalding, Kent, England. He married Hannah Ashby on 26 Dec 1825 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Marriage found in Vital Records Index 2
1871 Census: Peacock's, Yalding: 70 year old married Head of Household, a Stone and Job Carrier, born Yalding. Living with them is Eliza Diprose, a 14 year old Granddaughter, born Yalding

Hannah Ashby [Parents] was born on 5 Apr 1805 in Yalding, Kent, England. She was christened on 5 May 1805 in Yalding, Kent, England. She married Henry Diprose on 26 Dec 1825 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Christening recorded in Yalding Parish Record
Marriage found in Vital Records Index 2
1871 Census: Peacock's, Yalding: 66 year old wife of a Stone and Job Carrier, born Yalding. Living with them is Eliza Diprose, a 14 year old Granddaughter, born Yalding

Birth and christening recorded in Yalding Parish Register
Marriage found in Vital Records Index 2

1841 census, Hannah (aged 35) is living at Fawl Hill, Yalding with her husband Henry Diprose (40) a farm labourer and their children Hannah (13), Henry (6), Ann (4) and Eliza (1) plus Mary Ashby (20). [HO107/464/8/6/4] [Mary Ashby is probably Hannah’s younger sister and living next door is brother Thomas Ashby with wife Charlotte and family]

On the 1851 census, Hannah (aged 46) is living at Fawl Hill Green, Yalding with her husband Henry Diprose (50) a farm labourer and their children Eliza (11), Alfred (9) and Ellen (4) all born Yalding. [HO107/1616/49/5] Also on the 1851 census, next door, their son Henry (16) a farm boy is living at Pike Fish West (and next door is Thomas and Charlotte Ashby plus family). [HO107/1616/5]

On the 1861 census, Hannah (aged 56) is living at Peacocks, Yalding with her husband Henry (60) a stone and timber carrier and their children, Alfred (19) an agricultural labourer, Ellen (14) and George (8) all born Yalding. [RG9/497/30/12]

On the 1871 census, Hannah (aged 66) is living at Peacocks, Yalding, Kent with her husband Henry Diprose (70) a stone and job carrier and their son George (18) an agricultural labourer and their granddaughter Eliza Diprose (14) all born Yalding. [RG10/937/32/14]

They had the following children:

  F i Hannah Diprose was christened on 2 Sep 1827 in Yalding, Kent, England.
  F ii Harriet Diprose was christened on 24 Mar 1829 in Yalding, Kent, England.
  F iii Mary Ann Diprose was christened on 5 Jun 1831 in Yalding, Kent, England.
  M iv Henry Diprose was born in 1836.
  F v Eliza Diprose was christened on 22 Dec 1839.
  M vi Alfred Diprose was born in 1841.
  F vii Ellen Diprose was christened on 31 Jan 1847.
  M viii George Diprose was born Apr - May 1852 in Yalding, Kent, England.

GRO Births Jun Qtr 1852 Maidstone 2a 362
On the 1871 census, George (aged 18) an agricultural labourer is living at Peacocks, Yalding, Kent with his parents Hannah (66) and Henry (70) a stone and job carrier and their granddaughter Eliza Diprose (14) all born Yalding. [RG10/937/32/14]

On the 1881 census, George Diprose (aged 28) a farm labourer born Yalding is living at Rauscomb, Cuxton, with his married sister Eliza Barnes (42) and her husband Robert (46) an agricultural labourer both born Yalding and their children, Alfred (17) a farm labourer born Yalding, Walter (11) born Cuxton, and Annie Eliza (5) born Cuxton. RG11/880/88/17]

On the 1891 census, George (aged 38) born Yalding an agricultural labourer is living at 3 Ranscombe, Cuxton, Kent with his married sister Eliza Barnes (52) and her husband Robert (56) an agricultural labourer both born Yalding and their daughter Annie E (15) born Cuxton plus a visitor Alice Newman (19) born Yalding. [RG12/652/85/10]

John Ashby [Parents] was born on 9 Apr 1807 in Yalding, Kent, England. He was christened on 3 May 1807 in Yalding, Kent, England. He married Sarah Eagles on 25 Dec 1826 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Birth and Christening recorded in Yalding Parish Register
Marriage recorded in Yalding Parish Register. BOTP. Witnesses: Henry Diprow and Thos. Luetchford.
Note: John Ashby (Thomas, John, John, John, Thomas, John, John) of Brixton Mill married Hannah Leutchford (daur of William Leutchford) in 1803.
1841 census, John (aged 30) is an agricultural labourer living at Laddingford, Yalding with his wife Sary (20) and children, John (13), Thomas (10), James (7), Richard (5) and George (2) plus his mother-in-law Sarah Eagles (74). [HO107/464/8/17/5]
1851 census, John (aged 43) is an agricultural labourer living at Laddingford, Yalding with his wife Sarah (44) and children, Thomas (20), James (17), Richard (15) all agricultural labourers, George (12), Frederick (7), Mary Ann (5) all scholars, Charles (3) and Robert (6 mths) all born Yalding. Kent. [HO107/1616/7/7]
1861 census, John (aged 52) is a grocer living at Lattingford Street, Yalding with his wife Sarah (530 and children, Mary Ann (16), Charles (12) and Robert (11) all born Yalding. [RG9/497/17/5]
1871 census, John (aged 64) is an agricultural labourer living at Mile Ham, Yalding with his wife Sarah (64) and sons, Charles (23) and Robert (20) agricultural labourers all born Yalding and their granddaughter Clara Ashby (9) born Teston, Kent. [RG10/937/22/13]
1881 census, John a widower(aged 74) born Yalding an agricultural labourer is living at Lattingford, Yalding, the home of his son Richard Ashby (45) an agricultural labourer and his wife Mary (46) both born Yalding and their nephew, Alfred Ashby (14) born Teston, Kent. [RG11/924/29/9]
1891 census, John a widower(aged 83) born Yalding is living at Sharps Place Cottage, Chiddingstone, Kent, the home of his son Robert Ashby (40) born Yalding an agricultural labourer and his wife Fanny (38) born Chiddingstone, and their children, Alice (13), Edgar (10), Albert (9) all born Allington, Kent, Annie (4) and William (1) both born Chiddingstone. [RG12/675/99/14]
Also on the 1891 census, living next door, Robert Ashby (14) born Yalding a farm servant living at Sharps Place, the residence of James Wiles a farmer and family. [RG12/675/99/13&14]

Sarah Eagles was born in 1807 in Yalding, Kent, England. She died before 1881. She married John Ashby on 25 Dec 1826 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Marriage recorded in Yalding Parish Register. BOTP. Witnesses: Henry Diprow and Thos. Luetchford.
Note: John Ashby (Thomas, John, John, John, Thomas, John, John) of Brixton Mill married Hannah Leutchford (daur of William Leutchford) in 1803.
1841 census, John (aged 30) is an agricultural labourer living at Laddingford, Yalding with his wife Sary (20) and children, John (13), Thomas (10), James (7), Richard (5) and George (2) plus his mother-in-law Sarah Eagles (74). [HO107/464/8/17/5]
1851 census, John (aged 43) is an agricultural labourer living at Laddingford, Yalding with his wife Sarah (44) and children, Thomas (20), James (17), Richard (15) all agricultural labourers, George (12), Frederick (7), Mary Ann (5) all scholars, Charles (3) and Robert (6 mths) all born Yalding. Kent. [HO107/1616/7/7]
1861 census, John (aged 52) is a grocer living at Lattingford Street, Yalding with his wife Sarah (530 and children, Mary Ann (16), Charles (12) and Robert (11) all born Yalding. [RG9/497/17/5]
1871 census, John (aged 64) is an agricultural labourer living at Mile Ham, Yalding with his wife Sarah (64) and sons, Charles (23) and Robert (20) agricultural labourers all born Yalding and their granddaughter Clara Ashby (9) born Teston, Kent. [RG10/937/22/13]
1881 census, John a widower (aged 74) born Yalding an agricultural labourer is living at Lattingford, Yalalding, the home of his son Richard Ashby (45) an agricultural labourer and his wife Mary (46) both born Yalding and their nephew, Alfred Ashby (14) born Teston, Kent. [RG11/924/29/9]
1891 census, John a widower(aged 83) born Yalding is living at Sharps Place Cottage, Chiddingstone, Kent, the home of his son Robert Ashby (40) born Yalding an agricultural labourer and his wife Fanny (38) born Chiddingstone, and their children, Alice (13), Edgar (10), Albert (9) all born Allington, Kent, Annie (4) and William (1) both born Chiddingstone. [RG12/675/99/14]
Also on the 1891 census, living next door, Robert Ashby (14) born Yalding a farm servant living at Sharps Place, the residence of James Wiles a farmer and family. [RG12/675/99/13&14]

They had the following children:

  M i John Ashby was christened on 9 Mar 1828 in Yalding, Kent, England. He was buried on 26 Apr 1843 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Christening recorded in Yalding Parish Record
Burial recorded in Yalding Parish Record aged 15 years
  M ii William Ashby was christened on 2 Dec 1829 in Yalding, Kent, England. He died on 3 Dec 1829 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Christening and burial at 1 day of age, recorded in Yalding Parish Record
  M iii Thomas Ashby was christened on 20 Jan 1831 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Christening recorded in Yalding Parish Records
  M iv James Ashby was christened on 1 Sep 1833 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Christening found in Yalding Parish Records
  M v Richard Ashby was christened on 14 Apr 1836.
  M vi George Ashby was christened on 2 Dec 1838 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Christening found in Yalding Parish Records
  F vii Charlotte Ashby was christened on 14 Mar 1841 in Yalding, Kent, England. She was buried on 21 Feb 1847 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Christening found in Yalding Parish Records
Burial recorded in Yalding Parish Records aged 6 years
  M viii Friend Ashby was christened on 11 Jun 1843 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Christening found in Yalding Parish Records
  F ix Mary Ann Ashby was christened on 9 Nov 1845 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Christening found in Yalding Parish Records
  M x Charles Ashby was christened on 19 Dec 1847 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Christening found in Yalding Parish Records
1871 Census: Mile Ham, Yalding: 23 year old unmarried son, an Agricultural Labourer born Yalding.
  M xi Robert Ashby was christened on 3 Nov 1850.

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