Florence Ashdown

about 1866–1930 (Age 64)
Dymchurch, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Florence

When Florence Ashdown was born about 1866, in Dymchurch, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Ashdown, was 34 and her mother, Isabella Sharvell, was 33. 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 64.

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Family Time Line

Frederick C. Fries
1865–
Florence Ashdown
1866–1930
Marriage: 23 June 1890

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 June 1890
Tottenham, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Ashdown

    Male1832–1905Male

    Isabella Sharvell

    Female1833–1879Female

siblings

(4)

    Frederick Ashdown

    Male1855–1930Male

    Clara Ashdown

    Female1861–Female

    Female1866–1930Female

    Mary Ashdown

    Female1870–Female

World Events (6)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 14

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 18

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 38

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Ashdon in Essex, Ashdown Forest in East Sussex, or Ashdown in Berkshire (now lost). The first two are named from Old English æscen ‘growing with ash trees’ + dūn ‘hill’. The last may be from an Old English personal name Æsc or Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + dūn ‘hill’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Florence Ashdown, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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