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Descendant's report for Richard Ashby, son of Reuben Ashby and Ann Ashby [Turnis]
Generation No. 1
  1. Richard Ashby was the son of Reuben Ashby and Ann Ashby [Turnis]. He was born 1734 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Nov 1734 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Reuben Ashby and Anne Ashby
  He married Sarah ..... on c 1760. She was born c 1740. They had the following children:
  iMary who was born 1763 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Apr 1763 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Richard Ashby and Sarah Ashby; died Aug 1763 Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Richard and Sarah; buried 27th Aug 1763 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
2 iiBenjamin who was born 1765 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 4th May 1765 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Richard Ashby and Sarah Ashby; died May 1790 Rotherfield, Sussex; buried 25th May 1790 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiiCatherine who was born 1766 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 20th Jul 1766 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Richard Ashby and Sarah Ashby
  ivWilliam who was born 1770 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 10th Jan 1770 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Richard Ashby and Sarah Ashby
  vThomas who was born 1772 at Frant, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1772 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex, son of Richard Ashby and Sarah Ashby
3 viSamuel who was born 1774 at Frant, Sussex; christened 19th Jun 1774 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex, son of Richard Asby and Sarah Asby
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Benjamin Ashby was the son of Richard Ashby and Sarah Ashby. He was born 1765 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 4th May 1765 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Richard Ashby and Sarah Ashby; died May 1790 at Rotherfield, Sussex; buried 25th May 1790 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  He married Lydia Christian on 5th Jan 1788 at Westham, Sussex. She was the daughter of Mr Christian and Mrs Christian. She was born c 1765. They had the following children:
  iKitty who was born 25th Dec 1788 at Westham, Sussex; christened 25th Jan 1789 Westham, Sussex
   
  3. Samuel Ashby was the son of Richard Ashby and Sarah Ashby. He was born 1774 at Frant, Sussex; christened 19th Jun 1774 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex, son of Richard Asby and Sarah Asby
  He married Harriet Ashdown on 14th Jul 1806 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. She was the daughter of James Ashdown, labourer and Sarah Ashdown [Boorman]. She was born Sep 1787 at Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 18th Sep 1787 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex; died Jan 1830 at Frant, Sussex, aged 42 years; buried 28th Jan 1830 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex. They had the following children:
4 iJames who was born 1808 at Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 14th Feb 1808 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of Samuel Ashby and Harriet Ashby
  iiFrances who was born 1809 at Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 26th Dec 1809 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, daughter of Samuel Ashby and Harriet Ashby; died Apr 1810 Frant, Sussex, aged 5 months; buried 22nd Apr 1810 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
   
Generation No. 3
  4. James Ashby, baker was the son of Samuel Ashby and Harriet Ashby [Ashdown]. He was born 1808 at Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 14th Feb 1808 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex, son of Samuel Ashby and Harriet Ashby
  He married Eliza Avis on 5th Nov 1834 at St. Mary's Church, Speldhurst, Kent. She was born 1812 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent. They had the following children:
5 iJames who was born 22nd Feb 1835 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent; christened 10th Mar 1835 Lady Huntingdons Chapel, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, son of James Ashby and Eliza Ashby, ceremony performed by John Finley
6 iiHenry who was born 1837 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  iiiAnn who was born 1840 at Kent
7 ivWilliam who was born 1844 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  vSusan who was born 1847 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
   
Generation No. 4
  5. James Ashby, grocer was the son of James Ashby, baker and Eliza Ashby [Avis]. He was born 22nd Feb 1835 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent; christened 10th Mar 1835 at Lady Huntingdons Chapel, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, son of James Ashby and Eliza Ashby, ceremony performed by John Finley
  He married Esther Powell on July to Sep 1855, registered at Tonbridge District, Kent, ref: 1855 Q3 Vol 2a Page 609. She was born 1833 at Frant, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iEsther Ruth who was born 1857 at Battersea, London
  iiPriscilla who was born 1860 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  iiiGeorge who was born 1862 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  ivJames who was born 1863 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  vAlice Elizabeth who was born 1865 at Bidborough, Kent; christened 24th Sep 1865 St. Lawrence's Church, Bidborough, Kent
  viFrederick who was born 1868 at Bidborough, Kent
  viiJohn William who was born 1871 at Bidborough, Kent
   
  6. Henry Ashby, railway signalman was the son of James Ashby, baker and Eliza Ashby [Avis]. He was born 1837 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  He married Phoebe Carr on 25th Dec 1862 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex. She was born 1841 at Frant, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iHarry who was born 1868 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  iiJames E who was born 1872 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  iiiAlfred who was born 1880 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
   
  7. William Ashby, painter was the son of James Ashby, baker and Eliza Ashby [Avis]. He was born 1844 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  He married Eliza Taylor on Apr to June 1872, registered at Tonbridge District, Kent, ref: 1872 Q2 Vol 2a Page 833. She was the daughter of Thomas Taylor, cowman and Jane Taylor. She was born 1847 at Pembury, Kent; christened 30th May 1847 at St. Peter's Church, Pembury, Kent, daughter of Thomas Taylor and Jane Taylor. They had the following children:
  iFlorence who was born 1873 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  iiEdith who was born 1875 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  iiiEdwin J. who was born 1877 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  ivGertrude A. who was born 1878 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
   

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