Frances Ashdown

1787–
Westfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Frances

When Frances Ashdown was christened on 23 September 1787, in Westfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Ashdown, was 46 and her mother, Mary Catt, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Ashdown
1741–1807
Mary Catt
1753–1792
Sarah Ashdown
1772–1837
John Ashdown
1781–1781
Edward Ashdown
1785–1832
Mary Ashdown
1774–1857
Martha Ashdown
1779–1854
John Ashdown
1782–1865
Edmond Ashdown
1784–1857
William Ashdown
1784–1865
William Ashdown
1786–1849
Frances Ashdown
1787–
Maria Ashdown
1789–1837
James Ashdown
1792–1885

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

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.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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.

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