Robert Ashby

1821–
Exning, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Ashby was born in 1821, in Exning, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Butler Ashby, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Hammond, was 25. He married Emma Beeten on 13 November 1842, in Exning, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and England, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Family Time Line

Robert Ashby
1821–
Emma Beeten
1821–1896
Marriage: 13 November 1842
Robert Ashby
1843–1903
Elizabeth Ashby
1846–
Abraham Ashby
1848–
Keziah Ashby
1850–1927
Jabez Ashby
1853–1884
Obadiah Ashby
1855–1917
John Ashby
1859–1929
Emily Ashby
1860–
George Ashby
1863–1934
Samuel Ashby
1865–
Sarah Ashby
1868–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
13 November 1842
Exning, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1823

Age 2

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 12

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 33

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

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)

  • Robert Ashby, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Robert Ashby, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Robert Ashby in household of James Ashby, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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