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
1820–1899
Mary Ann Howell
1822–
George Washington Ashdown
1843–1934
Albert Ashdown
1854–
Henry Ashdown
1856–
John Alexander Ashdown
1859–1943
Thomas Ashdown
1845–
Ingram Ashdown
1850–
Joseph William Ashdown
1852–1941
Susan Elizlabeth Ashdown
1861–1909
Mary Ann Ashdown
1864–1933
Alice Lucy Ashdown
1866–1929
Henry Ashdown
1871–

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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.
1884

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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