Herbert William Ashby

1889–1963 (Age 74)
Molong, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of Herbert William

When Herbert William Ashby was born in 1889, in Molong, New South Wales, Australia, his father, William Henry A. C. Ashby, was 28 and his mother, Louisa Matilda Pears, was 21. He died in 1963, in Auburn, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

William Henry A. C. Ashby
1861–
Louisa Matilda Pears
1868–1945
Herbert William Ashby
1889–1963
Walter Henry Ashby
1891–1936
Myrtle J. Ashby
1892–
Mabel Elsie Ashby
1894–1957
Freida May Ashby
1896–1975
Leslie Reuben George Ashby
1897–1975
Dorothy Pearl Ashby
1899–1982
Ruby Irene Ashby
1901–1987

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

  • Male1889–1963Male

  • Walter Henry Ashby

    Male1891–1936Male

  • Myrtle J. Ashby

    Female1892–Female

  • Female1894–1957Female

  • Freida May Ashby

    Female1896–1975Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1892

Age 3

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901

Age 12

First Federal election.
1911

Age 22

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in northern and eastern England called Ashby, from Old Norse askr ‘ash’ or the Old Norse personal name Aski + býr ‘farm’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Herbert William Ashby - Government record: birth-name: Herbert William Ashby

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