Mary Ann Ashdown

1864–1933 (Age 69)
Keymer, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Ashdown was born in 1864, in Keymer, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Ashdown, was 44 and her mother, Mary Ann Howell, was 42. She lived in Spithurst, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Falmer, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1891. She died on 2 December 1933, in Sussex, England, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Ashdown
Mary Ann Howell
George Washington Ashdown
Albert Ashdown
Henry Ashdown
John Alexander Ashdown
Thomas Ashdown
Ingram Ashdown
Joseph William Ashdown
Susan Elizlabeth Ashdown
Mary Ann Ashdown
Alice Lucy Ashdown
Henry Ashdown

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World Events (6)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 16

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

Age 20

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

Age 40

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 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.

Sources (3)

  • Mary A Ashdown in household of Thomas Ashdown, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Mary A Ashdown in household of Thomas Ashdown, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Mary Anne Ashdown, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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