Herbert John Ashby

1899–1965 (Age 65)
New Zealand

The Life of Herbert John

When Herbert John Ashby was born on 6 October 1899, in New Zealand, his father, Herbert John Ashby, was 23 and his mother, Fanny Amelia Lindsay, was 26. He married Avis Mary Sadler on 26 January 1927, in New Zealand. He died on 21 February 1965, in his hometown, at the age of 65.

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Herbert John Ashby
1899–1965
Avis Mary Sadler
1903–1992
Marriage: 26 January 1927

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MARRIAGE
26 January 1927
New Zealand

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World Events (7)

1907

Age 8

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1907 · Dominion of New Zealand

Age 8

The Dominion of New Zealand was brought about when New Zealand proclaimed itself a political independent government inside the British Empire. The Dominion of New Zealand allowed the British Government to shape its foreign policy, and it followed Britain into the First World War. Full independence was granted in 1931 and adopted by the New Zealand Parliament in 1947. 
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 24

The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 

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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