Henry Samuel Shepherd Ashby

1872–1953 (Age 80)
Fulham, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry Samuel Shepherd

When Henry Samuel Shepherd Ashby was born on 16 October 1872, in Fulham, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Shepherd Ashby, was 32 and his mother, Louisa Bolingbroke, was 32. He married Louisa Ellen Rasch in October 1899, in Colchester, Essex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Essex, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Colchester Castle, Colchester, Essex, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died in June 1953, in Colchester, Essex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Henry Samuel Shepherd Ashby
Louisa Ellen Rasch
Marriage: October 1899
Ellen Ashby
Ethell Ashby
Elsie Hilda S Ashby
William Ashby
Eileen Jean Ashby

Spouse & Children

October 1899
Colchester, Essex, England, United Kingdom


  • Ellen Ashby


  • Ethell Ashby


  • Elsie Hilda S Ashby


  • William Ashby


  • Female1916–2004Female

Parents & Siblings

  • William Shepherd Ashby


  • Louisa Bolingbroke




  • Rebecca Shepherd Ashby


  • William Shepherd Ashby


  • Emma Shepherd Ashby


  • Male1872–1953Male

  • Ellen Louisa Shepherd Ashby


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1877 · Trial of Detectives

Age 5

The Trial of Detective, also known as the Turf Fraud Scandal, was a scandal involving 3 senior Scotland Yard detectives. It was a scam involving bets made on horse races. 

Age 12

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1894 · Tower Bridge Completed

Age 22

Tower Bridge was completed in 1894. It is built across the Thames and is a suspension bridge. It has gothic towers on either side of it and is sometimes confused with the London Bridge. It is also the oldest bridge in London.

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)

  • Henry S Ashley in household of William S Ashley, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Henry Samuel Shepherd Ashby, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Henry Samuel Shepherd Ashby in entry for James Henry Robbins, "England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1997"

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