Herbert John Ashby

1863–1950 (Age 87)
Kemsing, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Herbert John

Herbert John Ashby was born in 1863, in Kemsing, Kent, England, United Kingdom. He married Ellen Agnes Austen in 1890, in Dartford, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Southfleet, Kent, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died in 1950, in Bromley, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Herbert John Ashby
Ellen Agnes Austen
Marriage: 1890
Winifred Violet Charlotte Ashby
Herbert George Ashby
Charlotte Ashby
Roy Stuart Austin Ashby
Denzil Greensted Ashby
Mervyn Henry Ashby

Spouse & Children

Dartford, Kent, England, United Kingdom


+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 17

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

Age 21

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

Age 41

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 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.

Sources (3)

  • Herbert J Ashby, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Herbert John Ashby, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Herbert John Ashby, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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