William Ashdown

b. circa 1809
FatherWilliam Ashdown b. 1777, d. 16 Mar 1852
MotherFrances Jervis b. c 1785
     William Ashdown was born circa 1809 at Sussex, England. He was the son of William Ashdown and Frances Jervis.

Joan Ashfull

Family

George Norton b. c 1645
Child

Annie Rebecca Ashhurst

b. 1862, d. 1917
FatherThomas Ashhurst b. 18 Jun 1837, d. 1870
MotherSarah Annie Funnell b. 24 Mar 1839, d. 1862
     Annie Rebecca Ashhurst was born in 1862 at Brighton, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Ashhurst and Sarah Annie Funnell.
Annie Rebecca Ashhurst was baptized on 6 April 1862 at St Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex, England, baptised as Rebecca Annie Ashhurst.2
On 2 April 1871 Annie Rebecca Ashhurst and Sarah Ann Hall lived at 22 Wood St, Brighton, Sussex, England.
Annie Rebecca is recorded in the 1871 census living with her maternal grandmother Annie Funnell, both Annie's parents having died by then. Annie's grandmother later died in 1878 and the 1881 census, Annie is working as a servant in London for the Dickens Family, aged 19 years.
On 3 April 1881 Annie Rebecca Ashhurst lived at The Castle Inn, 184 High St, Lewisham, London, England.3
Annie Rebecca Ashhurst was a servant on 3 April 1881.3
Annie Rebecca Ashhurst married William Page Venables, son of Page Venables and Jane (?), in 1883 at Camberwell, London, England.4
On 31 March 1901 Annie Rebecca Ashhurst and William Page Venables lived at 99 South St, Greenwich, London, England.
On 2 April 1911 Annie Rebecca Ashhurst and William Page Venables lived at 186 Solihull Road, Spark Hill, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.
Annie Rebecca Ashhurst died in 1917 at Aston, Warwickshire, England.5

Family

William Page Venables b. 31 Jan 1857, d. 23 Jul 1923
Marriage*
Annie Rebecca Ashhurst married William Page Venables, son of Page Venables and Jane (?), in 1883 at Camberwell, London, England.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S142] General Register Office: Indexes to Births, Sep 1837-2006, "Jan-Mar 1862, Brighton, Vol 2b Page 190."
  2. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "Original data: England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013."
  3. [S70] 1881 Census for England, "Class: RG11; Piece: 733; Folio: 165; Page: 46."
  4. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jan-Mar 1883, Camberwell, London, Vol 1d Page 962."
  5. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jan-Mar 1917, Aston, Warwickshire, Vol 6d Page 676, age 54 years."

Harry Thomas Ashhurst

b. 1860, d. 1869
FatherThomas Ashhurst b. 18 Jun 1837, d. 1870
MotherSarah Annie Funnell b. 24 Mar 1839, d. 1862
     Harry Thomas Ashhurst was born in 1860 at Brighton, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Ashhurst and Sarah Annie Funnell.
Harry Thomas Ashhurst was baptized on 28 October 1860 at St Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, England.
Harry Thomas Ashhurst died in 1869 at Brighton, Sussex, England. Age 9 years.2

Citations

  1. [S142] General Register Office: Indexes to Births, Sep 1837-2006, "Jul-Sep 1860, Brighton, Vol 2b Page 213."
  2. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Oct-Dec 1869, Brighton, Vol 2b Page 155, age 9 years."

John Ashhurst

b. 1 September 1839, d. 1840
FatherRobert Lewis Ashhurst b. 3 Oct 1803, d. 1839
MotherRebecca Barber b. 25 Nov 1805, d. 1886
     John Ashhurst was baptized on 1 September 1839 at St Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Robert Lewis Ashhurst and Rebecca Barber.
John Ashhurst died in 1840 at Brighton, Sussex, England.
John Ashhurst was buried on 24 January 1840 at St Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, England, "infant, abode: Regent Row."2

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Rebecca Ashhurst

b. 27 June 1834, d. 1858
FatherRobert Lewis Ashhurst b. 3 Oct 1803, d. 1839
MotherRebecca Barber b. 25 Nov 1805, d. 1886
     Rebecca Ashhurst was baptized on 27 June 1834 at Brighton, Sussex, England. She was the daughter of Robert Lewis Ashhurst and Rebecca Barber.
Rebecca Ashhurst died in 1858 at Cuckfield, Sussex, England. (needs to be checked.)1

Citations

  1. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jul-Sep 1858, Cuckfield, Vol 2b Page 78."

Robert Ashhurst

b. 8 February 1832, d. December 1851
FatherRobert Lewis Ashhurst b. 3 Oct 1803, d. 1839
MotherRebecca Barber b. 25 Nov 1805, d. 1886
     Robert Ashhurst was baptized on 8 February 1832 at Brighton, Sussex, England. He was the son of Robert Lewis Ashhurst and Rebecca Barber.
Robert Ashhurst was a blind maker on 30 March 1851.1
Robert Ashhurst died in December 1851 at Brighton, Sussex, England, at age 19.2
Robert Ashhurst was buried on 3 January 1852 at St Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex, England.

Citations

  1. [S16] 1851 Census for England "HO107 piece 1646 folio 528 page 3."
  2. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Oct-Dec 1851, Brighton, Vol 7 Page 231."

Robert Lewis Ashhurst

b. 3 October 1803, d. 1839
FatherRobert Ashurst b. c 1753
MotherAnn (?) b. c 1764
     Robert Lewis Ashhurst was baptized on 3 October 1803 at Brighton, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Robert Ashurst and Ann (?)
Note that the surname is often spelt with a double "H" as in ASHHURST.
Robert Lewis Ashhurst and Rebecca Barber obtained a marriage licence on 25 November 1828 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England.2
Robert Lewis Ashhurst married Rebecca Barber, daughter of Thomas Barber and Mary Lane, on 27 November 1828 at St Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex, England.
On 8 February 1832 Robert Lewis Ashhurst and Rebecca Barber lived at Ship St, Brighton, Sussex, England.3
Robert Lewis Ashhurst was a schoolmaster on 8 February 1832.3
Robert Lewis Ashhurst became financially insolvent in 1833 and appears to have been held in a debtor's prison. The London Gazette date 15 Nov 1833 recorded him as "Robert Lewis Ashhurst, formerly of Wood Street, then of Mulberry Square, then of Edward Street, then of Little Castle Square, then of High Street and late of Ship Street Gardens, all in Brighton, Sussex, School Master, Teacher of Languages and Dealer in Stationery". His court hearing was appointed to be heard at Horsham on 7th Dec 1833.4
On 27 June 1834 Robert Lewis Ashhurst and Rebecca Barber lived at Duke St, Brighton, Sussex, England.5
Robert Lewis Ashhurst was a schoolmaster on 27 June 1834.5
Robert Lewis Ashhurst was a schoolmaster on 18 June 1837.6
On 18 June 1837 Robert Lewis Ashhurst and Rebecca Barber lived at Regent St, Brighton, Sussex, England.6
Newspaper articles to follow up:
Sussex Advertiser - Monday 09 July 1838 (http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000256/18380709/023/0003)
Sussex Advertiser - Monday 18 November 1833 (http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000256/18331118/031/0001.)


Robert Lewis Ashhurst died in 1839 at Brighton, Sussex, England.7
Robert Lewis Ashhurst was buried on 27 August 1839 at St Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, England, " 35 years, abode: Church St."8
Robert Lewis Ashhurst was a schoolmaster (deceased) on 1 September 1839.1

Family

Rebecca Barber b. 25 Nov 1805, d. 1886
Marriage License
Robert Lewis Ashhurst and Rebecca Barber obtained a marriage licence on 25 November 1828 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England.2 
Marriage*
Robert Lewis Ashhurst married Rebecca Barber, daughter of Thomas Barber and Mary Lane, on 27 November 1828 at St Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex, England
Children

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "son Robert Ashhurst."
  4. [S258] Webpage The London Gazette (http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/) "Gazette Issue 19102 published on the 15 November 1833. Page 28 of 30."
  5. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "daughter Rebecca Ashhurst."
  6. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "son Thomas Ashhurst."
  7. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jul-Sep 1839, Brighton, Vol 7 Page 172."
  8. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Thomas Ashhurst

b. 18 June 1837, d. 1870
FatherRobert Lewis Ashhurst b. 3 Oct 1803, d. 1839
MotherRebecca Barber b. 25 Nov 1805, d. 1886
     Thomas Ashhurst was baptized on 18 June 1837 at Brighton, Sussex, England. He was the son of Robert Lewis Ashhurst and Rebecca Barber.
Thomas Ashhurst was a coffin maker on 30 March 1851.1
Thomas Ashhurst married Sarah Annie Funnell, daughter of Thomas Funnell and Sarah Ann Hall, in 1859 at Brighton, Sussex, England.2
On 7 April 1861 Thomas Ashhurst and Sarah Annie Funnell lived at 20 German Place, Brighton, Sussex, England.3
Thomas Ashhurst was an undertaker on 7 April 1861.4
Thomas Ashhurst died in 1870 at Uckfield, Sussex, England. Age 34 years, name spelt ASHHURST.5

Family

Sarah Annie Funnell b. 24 Mar 1839, d. 1862
Marriage*
Thomas Ashhurst married Sarah Annie Funnell, daughter of Thomas Funnell and Sarah Ann Hall, in 1859 at Brighton, Sussex, England.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] 1851 Census for England "Brighton, HO107 piece 1646 folio 528 page 3."
  2. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Oct-Dec 1859, Brighton, Vol 2b Page 304."
  3. [S16] 1851 Census for England "RG09 piece 591 folio 43 page 19."
  4. [S68] 1861 Census for England,.
  5. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jul-Sep 1870, Uckfield, Vol 2b Page 70, age 34 yrs."

Frank Ashton

b. 1863
FatherHenry Stephenson Ashton b. 1839, d. 1871
MotherEsther Godden b. c 1839, d. 6 Nov 1872
     Frank Ashton was born in 1863 at Holloway, Middlesex, England.1 He was the son of Henry Stephenson Ashton and Esther Godden.
Frank Ashton was baptized on 27 March 1872 at Wood Green, Harringay, Middlesex, England.

Citations

  1. [S13] General Register Office: Indexes to Birth, Marriages, Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Apr-Jun 1863, Islington, Vol 1b Page 194."

Henry Stephenson Ashton

b. 1839, d. 1871
FatherSamuel Ashton
MotherFrances Day (?) b. c 1813
     Henry Stephenson Ashton was born in 1839 at Louth, Lincolnshire, England.1 He was the son of Samuel Ashton and Frances Day (?)
Marriage banns for Henry Stephenson Ashton and Esther Godden were published on 25 May 1863 at St James, Holloway, Islington, Middlesex, England.
Henry Stephenson Ashton married Esther Godden, daughter of Michael Godden and Ruth Dunk, on 27 June 1863 at St James, Islington, Middlesex, England.2
Henry Stephenson Ashton was a homeopathic chemist in 1871.
Henry Stephenson Ashton died in 1871 at Islington, Middlesex, England. Age 31 years.3
His estate was probated on 3 August 1874 Effects under 800 pounds.
Probate was granted to Frances Day Ashton, grandmother of the children as the will was left unadministered by Esther Ashton. Frances is described as a widow, grandmother and guardian of the three children and the only next of kin.
For the 1881 census, the children Henry and Samuel E Ashton are living with their grandmother, Frances D Ashton (widow, aged 68 years) in Louth, Lincolnshire.

Family

Esther Godden b. c 1839, d. 6 Nov 1872
Marriage Bann
Marriage banns for Henry Stephenson Ashton and Esther Godden were published on 25 May 1863 at St James, Holloway, Islington, Middlesex, England
Marriage*
Henry Stephenson Ashton married Esther Godden, daughter of Michael Godden and Ruth Dunk, on 27 June 1863 at St James, Islington, Middlesex, England.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] General Register Office: Indexes to Birth, Marriages, Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Oct-Dec 1839, Louth RD, Vol 14 Page 463."
  2. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Apr-Jun 1863, Islington, London, Vol 1b Page 331."
  3. [S13] General Register Office: Indexes to Birth, Marriages, Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jan-Mar 1871, Islington RD, Vol 1b Page 174, age 31 years."

Henry Stephenson Ashton

b. 1862
FatherHenry Stephenson Ashton b. 1839, d. 1871
MotherEsther Godden b. c 1839, d. 6 Nov 1872
     Henry Stephenson Ashton was born in 1862 at Westminster, Middlesex, England.1 He was the son of Henry Stephenson Ashton and Esther Godden.
Henry Stephenson Ashton was baptized on 27 March 1872 at Wood Green, Harringay, Middlesex, England.

Citations

  1. [S13] General Register Office: Indexes to Birth, Marriages, Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jul-Sep 1862, Shoreditch RD, Vol 1c Page 144."

Samuel Ashton

     Samuel Ashton married Frances Day (?) circa 1830 at England.

Family

Frances Day (?) b. c 1813
Marriage*
Samuel Ashton married Frances Day (?) circa 1830 at England
Child

Samuel Edward Ashton

b. 1867
FatherHenry Stephenson Ashton b. 1839, d. 1871
MotherEsther Godden b. c 1839, d. 6 Nov 1872
     Samuel Edward Ashton was born in 1867 at Holloway, Middlesex, England.1 He was the son of Henry Stephenson Ashton and Esther Godden.
Samuel Edward Ashton was baptized on 27 March 1872 at Wood Green, Harringay, Middlesex, England.

Citations

  1. [S13] General Register Office: Indexes to Birth, Marriages, Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jul-Sep 1867, Islington RD, Vol 1b Page 235."

Fanny Ashurst

b. 27 March 1833
FatherJohn Swinton Ashurst b. 25 Dec 1805
MotherFrances Simpson b. 19 Oct 1808
     Fanny Ashurst was baptized on 27 March 1833 at St Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of John Swinton Ashurst and Frances Simpson.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

John Swinton Ashurst

b. 25 December 1805
FatherRobert Ashurst b. c 1753
MotherAnn (?) b. c 1764
     John Swinton Ashurst was baptized on 25 December 1805 at St Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Robert Ashurst and Ann (?)
John Swinton Ashurst married Frances Simpson on 28 January 1827 at Preston, Brighton, Sussex, England.
On 16 September 1829 John Swinton Ashurst and Frances Simpson lived at Gardiner St, Brighton, Sussex, England.1
John Swinton Ashurst was a law stationer on 16 September 1829.1
On 23 September 1832 John Swinton Ashurst lived at Frederick Place, Brighton, Sussex, England.1
John Swinton Ashurst was a clerk in a lawyers office on 23 September 1832.1
The Ashurst/Ashhurst family has been extensively researched by Judy Adams, and the reader is directed to her web site to explore this further (see link in citation below).2

Family

Frances Simpson b. 19 Oct 1808
Marriage*
John Swinton Ashurst married Frances Simpson on 28 January 1827 at Preston, Brighton, Sussex, England
Children

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S191] Website "ADAMS Family History" (http://www.scardfamily.id.au/).

John Swinton Ashurst

b. 16 September 1829
FatherJohn Swinton Ashurst b. 25 Dec 1805
MotherFrances Simpson b. 19 Oct 1808
     John Swinton Ashurst was baptized on 16 September 1829 at St Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of John Swinton Ashurst and Frances Simpson.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Lewis Ashurst

b. 14 November 1827
FatherJohn Swinton Ashurst b. 25 Dec 1805
MotherFrances Simpson b. 19 Oct 1808
     Lewis Ashurst was baptized on 14 November 1827 at St Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of John Swinton Ashurst and Frances Simpson.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Richard James Ashurst

b. 18 March 1801
FatherRobert Ashurst b. c 1753
MotherAnn (?) b. c 1764
     Richard James Ashurst was born on 18 March 1801 at Brighton, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Robert Ashurst and Ann (?)
Richard James Ashurst was baptized on 25 March 1801 at St Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex, England.1
Richard James Ashurst was buried on 1 December 1821 at St Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex, England, age 20 years.2

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "age 20 years, West St."

Robert Ashurst

b. circa 1753
     Robert Ashurst was born circa 1753; based on age at death.
Robert Ashurst married Ann (?) circa 1800 at England.
Robert Ashurst married Helen Murphy on 18 August 1817 at Brighton, Sussex, England, Robert is a widower.1
Robert Ashurst was buried on 2 February 1831 at St Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex, England, age 78 years, of West St, Brighton.2
Robert may have left a will.3
The Ashurst/Ashhurst family has been extensively researched by Judy Adams, and the reader is directed to her web site to explore this further (see link in citation below).3

Family 1

Ann (?) b. c 1764
Marriage*
Robert Ashurst married Ann (?) circa 1800 at England
Children

Family 2

Helen Murphy
Marriage*
Robert Ashurst married Helen Murphy on 18 August 1817 at Brighton, Sussex, England, Robert is a widower.1 

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  3. [S191] Website "ADAMS Family History" (http://www.scardfamily.id.au/).