George Ashby

1828–1852 (Age 24)
Exning, Suffolk, England

The Life of George

When George Ashby was born on 27 July 1828, in Exning, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Butler Ashby, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Hammond, was 32. He married Mary Ann Parr on 30 September 1848, in Exning, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 8 December 1852, in Exning, Suffolk, England, at the age of 24.

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George Ashby
Mary Ann Parr
Marriage: 30 September 1848
Elizabeth Ashby
Georgiana Ashby

Spouse & Children

30 September 1848
Exning, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (3)


Age 2

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 5

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.

Age 15

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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)

  • George Ashby in household of James Ashby, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • George Ashby in entry for George Edward, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • George Ashby, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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