Florence Ashdown

Femaleabout 1866–1930

Brief Life History of Florence

When Florence Ashdown was born about 1866, in Dymchurch, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Ashdown, was 36 and her mother, Isabella Sharvell, was 34. She married Frederick C. Fries on 23 June 1890, in Tottenham, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. She died in 1930, in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 65, and was buried in Chingford, Waltham Forest, London, England, United Kingdom.

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Frederick C. Fries
Florence Ashdown
Marriage: 23 June 1890

Sources (2)

  • Florence Ashdown, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Beatrice Florence Ashton, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 June 1890Tottenham, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1868 · Abolition of Public Hangings at Newgate

    Age 2

    On May 26, 1868 the Capital Punishment Act was put into action. This made it so that public hangings no longer existed at Newgate in London.

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 14

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


    Age 18

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Ashdown Forest in East Sussex, named in Old English with æscen ‘growing with ash trees’ + dūn ‘hill’. Perhaps also occasionally from Ashdown in Lenham, Kent.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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