Henry Herbert Ashby

1871–1958 (Age 86)
Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry Herbert

When Henry Herbert Ashby was born on 21 July 1871, in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Ashby, was 26 and his mother, Eliza Stewart, was 21. He married Mrs Ashby about 1900. He died on 15 May 1958, in Arran, Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 86, and was buried in Arran, Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Henry Herbert Ashby
Mrs Ashby
Marriage: about 1900

Spouse & Children

about 1900
of Glasgow

Parents & Siblings

  • Robert Ashby


  • Eliza Stewart




World Events (8)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 3

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.

Age 13

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1896 · Opening of the Glasgow Subway.

Age 25

The Glasgow Subway opened on 14 December and is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world. It is one of very few subways that have a running gauge of 4 feet, but its twin circular lines were never expanded.

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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