Herbert Ashby

Halling, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Herbert

When Herbert Ashby was born in 1883, in Halling, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Ashby, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Luchford, was 40. He married Jane Winifred Bowen on 18 July 1917, in Tunbridge, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1917.

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Herbert Ashby
Jane Winifred Bowen
Marriage: 18 July 1917
Winifred Joan Ashby

Spouse & Children

  • Male1883–Male

  • Jane Winifred Bowen


18 July 1917
Tunbridge, Kent, England, United Kingdom


  • Winifred Joan Ashby


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1843–1903Male

  • Elizabeth Ann Luchford




+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

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

Age 21

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.

Age 31

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

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 Ashby, "United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920"
  • Herbert Ashby, "United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920"
  • Herbert Ashby, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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