Edward Ashdown

1785–1832 (Age 47)
Westfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edward

When Edward Ashdown was born about 1785, in Westfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Ashdown, was 44 and his mother, Mary Catt, was 32. He married Charlotte Clark on 31 October 1811, in New Romney, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died in December 1832, in Hythe, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 47, and was buried in Hythe, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Edward Ashdown
1785–1832
Charlotte Clark
1789–1828
Marriage: 31 October 1811
Edward Ashdown
1812–
Mary Ann Ashdown
1814–
Eliza Ashdown
1816–
William Ashdown
1818–1818
Amelia Ashdown
1819–
Richard Ashdown
1825–1889
Thomas Ashdown
1827–

Spouse & Children

  • Male1785–1832Male

  • Charlotte Clark

    Female1789–1828Female

MARRIAGE
31 October 1811
New Romney, Kent, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

  • Edward Ashdown

    Male1812–Male

  • Mary Ann Ashdown

    Female1814–Female

  • Eliza Ashdown

    Female1816–Female

  • William Ashdown

    Male1818–1818Male

  • Amelia Ashdown

    Female1819–Female

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 16

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 23

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 30

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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 (3)

  • Edward Ashdown in entry for Mary Ann Ashdown, "England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911"
  • Edmuned Ashdown, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Edward Ashdown in entry for Charlotte Frances Ashdown, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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