Susanna Ashby

(7 February 1778 - )
     Susanna Ashby was born on 7 February 1778 in Bridgetown, Barbados. She was the daughter of George Ashby and Mary Mason. Susanna Ashby was christened on 23 November 1780 in St Michael, Barbados.
     Susanna Ashby married Michael Harvey Peter William d'Egville on 8 June 1794 in St Michael, Barbados.

Child of Susanna Ashby and Michael Harvey Peter William d'Egville

Susannah Ashby

(23 December 1785 - before 10 April 1789)
     Susannah Ashby was born on 23 December 1785 in Bridgetown, Barbados. The family bible shows: December 23rd 1785 Susanah Ashby. Daughter of Margt Rebecca & Jno Lewis Ashby was born at half past eleven o'clock p.m.. She was the daughter of John Lewis Ashby and Margaret Rebecca Vodry. Susannah Ashby was christened on 21 January 1786 in Christ Church, Barbados.
     Susannah died before 10 April 1789 in Bridgetown, Barbados. She was buried on 10 April 1789 in St Michael, Bridgetown.

Tempest C Ashby

( - before 11 August 1814)
     Tempest died before 11 August 1814 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados. She was buried on 11 August 1814 in St Michael, Bridgetown.

Thomas Ashby

(1687 - before 31 May 1768)
     A Thomas & Suzan Ashby were listed as emigrating to Barbados 1654-63. Thomas Ashby was born in 1687 in Barbados. He was aged 28 in the 1715 census; and was 35 at 1717 baptism. He was the son of William Ashby and Elizabeth Hunt.
     In William Ashby's will dated 16 April 1691 in St Phillip, Barbados, Thomas Ashby was named as heir; Will of William Ashby, mason of St Phillip signed 16 April 1691: to his son William Ashby, a man slave after his wife's death, daughter Deborah Ashby, a negro woman after his wife's death; son Tho. one negro boy after his wife's death ... my beloved wife given a negro woman named Jane and 9 acres of land on which house stands with any other property whatsoever. She is to have the care and tuition of the children. The property to be divided equally between his children William, Deborah & Thomas ... His friends Emanuel Curltee and Nathaniel Curltee to be overseers. It was signed William Ashby. Witnessed by Ellizabeth Woldroffe, John Huggett, William Bassett. He and William Ashby and Deborah Ashby were beneficiaries in William Ashby's will proved 6 June 1692.
     Thomas Ashby married Susannah Moore, daughter of Edward Moore and Martha Unknown (Moore), on 28 April 1708 in St Phillip, Barbados.
     Thomas Ashby and Susannah Moore were recorded in 1715 census in St Phillip, Barbados. Mr Thomas Ashbye 28 years, Mrs Susannah Ashbye 32, Elizabeth Ashbye 7, William 5, Thomas 3, Edward 1. Thomas Ashby was christened on 1 November 1717 in St Phillip, Barbados. He was described as aged 35 years, the previous entry was for Edward & Thomas, the sons of Thomas & Susanna.
     Thomas Ashby was mentioned in a deed dated 11 November 1721 in St Phillip, Barbados. Counter deed of Thomas Ashby of St John signed 11 Nov 1721: Richard Sutton and his wife Sarah Sutton of St John in consideration of the sum of £100 paid by Thomas Ashby planter of same parish sold him 5 acres ....
     Thomas Ashby made a will dated 18 October 1760 in St Phillip. Will of Thomas Ashby of St Philip, signed Oct 18 1760: daughter Ann Ashby £15; sons & daughter - Edward, Robert, George Ashby & daughter Elizabeth Shepherd, wife of Thomas Shepherd, a gold ring of 25/- value; grandson Robert Ashby, son of his son Thomas Ashby deceased, a gold ring, of a maidors (sic) value; wife Susannah Ashby, a woman slave, and after his death to his daughter Mary Ashby; daughter Mary Ashby all the rest ... she maintaining his wife Susannah. Sole executrix Mary Ashby, his son George Ashby & friends George & Joseph Wood to render assistance.
     Thomas died before 31 May 1768 in St Phillip, Barbados.
     His will was proved on 31 May 1768 at Barbados.

Children of Thomas Ashby and Susannah Moore

Thomas Ashby

(circa 1712 - before 22 June 1745)
     Thomas Ashby was born circa 1712 in St Phillip, Barbados. He was the son of Thomas Ashby and Susannah Moore. Thomas Ashby was recorded on the 1715census in the household of Thomas Ashby and Susannah Moore in St Phillip, Barbados. Thomas Ashby was christened on 1 November 1717 in St Phillip, Barbados.
     Thomas Ashby married Sarah Unknown (Ashby) in Barbados. Thomas was present at daughter Ashby's christening on 27 February 1741/42 in St Phillip, Barbados.
     Thomas died before 22 June 1745 in St Phillip, Barbados. He was buried on 22 June 1745 in St Phillip.

Children of Thomas Ashby and Sarah Unknown (Ashby)

Thomas Ashby

(circa 1722 - )
     Thomas Ashby was born circa 1722 in Barbados. He was the son of John Ashby and Frances M Campbell.
     In John Ashby's will dated 9 March 1732/33 in St George's, Barbados, Thomas Ashby was named as heir; Will of John Ashby of St George signed 9th March 1732 mentions his wife Francis Ashby, all his estate real and personal for the maintenance of his children - Campbell Ashby, William, Thomas, Christopher & Francis till they be 15 years; daughter Elizabeth Ashby £50 at the rate of £15 p.a. till be paid off; daughter Mary £60 at 21. Should she die before then to be divided between his sons Campbell, Wm, Thomas, Christopher & Francis; son George £10 to be paid 4 years after his death; son John Ashby £10 to be paid 6 years after his death. After his wife's death, his son Campbell to have his estate and to pay his brothers Wm, Thos, Chris & Francis £10 each. Sole executrix his wife Francis Ashby. Francis M Ashby declined the executorship and claimed the 1/3 to which she was entitled by law.

Thomas Ashby

(29 January 1820 - before 1841?)
     Thomas Ashby was christened on 29 January 1820 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados. He was the son of Francis Ashby and Margaret Ann Garnes.
     Thomas died before 1841?. He was not mentioned in his aunt Jane Ann's will..
     In Jane Ann Ashby's will dated 13 November 1841 in St George's, Barbados, Thomas Ashby was named as executor of the estate.

Thomas Cooper Ashby

(before 1830 - )
     Thomas Cooper Ashby was born before 1830. He was the son of Robert Cooper Ashby and Mary Ann Ashby.
     In Robert Cooper Ashby's will dated 4 November 1837 in Christ Church, Barbados, Thomas Cooper Ashby was named as heir; I Robert Cooper Ashby of Christ Church... I give & devise unto Samule Brewster Ashby, son of Elizabeth Brewster, a free coloured woman and his heirs ... 'property' called 'Rural Felicity" in Christ Church and 6 acres adjoining ... forming part of my plantation called 'Burkes' ... until 21 ... The rest of my property 'Burke's' to be kept for 5 years intact then divided into 11 parts ... 3 parts to Mary Ann Ashby, free coloured woman, Robert Henry Ashby, free coloured man, Alice Christian Ashby, free coloured woman, to be equally divided between them. The remaining 8 parts to Elizabeth Mary Ashby, Margaret Ann Ashby, Thomas Cooper Ashby, Arabella Ann Ashby, William Armstrong Ashby, Caroline Kryzia Ashby, Alexander Lindsay Ashby, John George Ashby, free persons of colour, for their support, maintenance and education at the discretion of my executors. Executors: Robert Henry Ashby & Mary Ann Ashby. Witnessed by Samuel Husbands, Thomas William Eversley, William C Millard.
     Thomas Cooper Ashby married Mary Elizabeth Bentham on 27 January 1852 in Christ Church, Barbados.
     In John George Ashby's will dated 30 August 1855 in Christ Church, Barbados, Thomas Cooper Ashby was named as heir; John George Ashby of Christ Church, Esq. mentions his brothers & sisters: Robert Henry Ashby, Thomas Cooper Ashby, William Armstrong Ashby, Alice Christian Ashby, Elizabeth Mary Valverde, Margaret Ann Thomas, Arabella Ann Bentham.

Thomas Simon Ashby

(8 February 1781 - before 20 December 1799)
     Thomas Simon Ashby was born on 8 February 1781 in St Phillip, Barbados. He was the son of Robert Moore Ashby and Mary Arthur. Thomas Simon Ashby was christened on 18 February 1781 in St Phillip.
     Thomas died before 20 December 1799 in Christ Church, Barbados. He was buried on 20 December 1799 in Christ Church.

Unknown Ashby

(before 1670 - )
     Unknown Ashby was born before 1670.

Children of Unknown Ashby

unnamed son Ashby

(9 January 1738/39 - )
     Unnamed son Ashby was christened on 9 January 1738/39 in St Phillip, Barbados. He was the son of William Ashby and Mary Unknown (Ashby).

William Ashby

(19 August 1784 - before 9 October 1786)
     William Ashby was born on 19 August 1784 in Bridgetown, Barbados. The family bible states: August 19th 1784 This day (or rather night) at one c'clock a.m. William Ashby, son to Jno Lewis and Margarett Rebecca Ashby was born.. He was the son of John Lewis Ashby and Margaret Rebecca Vodry. William Ashby was christened on 29 March 1785 in Christ Church, Barbados.
     William died before 9 October 1786 in Bridgetown, Barbados. He was buried on 9 October 1786 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados.

William Ashby

(18 May 1698 - before 19 November 1750)
     William Ashby was christened on 18 May 1698 in St Phillip, Barbados. He was the son of George Ashby and Dorothy T Nusum.
     William Ashby married Mary Unknown (Ashby) say 1725. William was present at unnamed son Ashby's christening on 9 January 1738/39 in St Phillip, Barbados.
     William died before 19 November 1750 in St Phillip, Barbados. He was buried on 19 November 1750 in St Phillip.
     William Ashby made a will dated 20 December 1750 in St Phillip, Barbados. Will of William Ashby signed 20 Dec 1750 O.S. (sic) Entered 8 Feb O.S. (1751) - wife Mary Ashby - one half of estate real and personal during widowhood. She is to stand one half of the debts and maintenance of his children in a decent and frugal manner. Son George Ashby - £50 at 21 and 3 negroes; son John £100 at 21; daughter Dorothy Ashby £150 at 18; son Cornelius £100 at 21; daughter Mary Hart Ashby £150 at 18 years; son William, the other half of his estate, real and personal, and paying just debts and legacies, when due, and the whole estate at the death or intermarriage. Executor & executrix: his son William Ashby and wife Mary Ashby. His wife to be the guardian of his children with friends, John Gittens and John Wilson as friends-in-trust. Witnessed by John Vodry.
     His will was proved on 8 February 1750/51 at Barbados. Signed 20 Dec 1750 O.S. Does this mean 1749? otherwise impossible link.

Children of William Ashby and Mary Unknown (Ashby)

William Ashby

(circa 1710 - before 1760)
     William Ashby was born circa 1710 in St Phillip, Barbados. He was the son of Thomas Ashby and Susannah Moore. William Ashby was christened on 10 March 1710/11 in St Phillip. He was recorded on the 1715census in the household of Thomas Ashby and Susannah Moore in St Phillip, Barbados.
     William died before 1760. He was not mentioned in his presumed father's will.

William Ashby

(before 1635 - 19 January 1661/62)
     William Ashby was born before 1635.
     Thomas Cooper who was about to leave Barbados appointed his friends Mr William Ashby & Samuel Ashby to be attorneys ... Signed 17 Jun 1659.
     John Lewis sold to William Ashby 13 acres at the Black Rock, St James, with slaves & appurtenances for £360. Signed by John Lewis 20 Nov 1661.
     William died on 19 January 1661/62 in St John, Barbados.

William Ashby

(after 1651 - before 6 June 1692)
     William Ashby was born after 1651 in St Phillip, Barbados. He was the son of George Ashby and Deborah Unknown.
     In George Ashby's will dated 3 October 1672 in St Phillip, William Ashby was named as heir; Will of George Ashby, planter of St Philip, being very sicke and weak in bodie but of perfecct mind ...signed Oct 3 1672. To loving son George Ashby, 6 acres of his plantation on which he now resides, adjoining the road path and one negro boy [Sanders states 3 acres & dwelling house where John Jarman now lives]; to his loving son William, son of me, the said George Ashbey, 3 acres of land with the dwelling house now occupied by Thomas Neale; daughter Deborah Ashbey, 3 acres of land and the house thereon now occupied by Henry Sellman and a negro girl, should she marry Edward Jollopp, 12 peices of sterling and no more; loving wife Deborah Ashbey the rest of estate real and personal with dwelling house, outhouses and stock of whatever kind; wife Deborah Ashby executrix, friends Rowland Hutton & John Taylor - overseers, signed George Ashbey, Witnessed by Ambrose Nile & Henry King.
     Members of the Caribbean Mailing List state: He spent Christmas Day 1676 in stocks because he practiced his trade, stone mason, in a Quaker Burying Place. Two other Quakers with him were also put in stocks.Source is Besse ... Suffering of the Quakers.
George Ashby his father also appears in the book. Most Bajans were Quakers in that early period.
     William Ashby was named in the militia list taken on 6 January 1679 in St Phillip, Barbados. A William Ashbee appeared complete in arms as one of 4 men for Lt Col John Frere in the list of the company under the command of Lt Col. Thomas Lewis in the regiment belonging to the Hon. Col. Christopher Lyne 6 Jan 1679.

Mr William Ashby has 1 non-app. in Mathew Pinkets company under the command of the Hon. Col. Lyne 6 Jan 1679/80?.
     He was mentioned in the will of his step father Ronald Hotten of St Philips, 28 June 1679 with his mother.
     William Ashby was mentioned in the will of Ronald Hotton dated 28 June 1679.
     William Ashby married Elizabeth Hunt, daughter of Thomas Hunt, before June 1681 in Barbados.
     William Ashby was mentioned in a deed dated 20 June 1681 in Barbados. He is probably the William Ashby who signed a deed 20 June 1681 ... & the father of William Ashby's wife, Elizabeth Ashby, viz. Thomas Hunte, had promised him £25 or 5000 lbs of sugar as a marriage portion. The amount had been paid to him by Thomas Robinson and John Braithwaite, and such payment was acknowledged by the deed. In the deed he expresses his desire to assure maintenance for his wife, Elizabeth Ashby and child (and children if so be he should have any by his afsd wife) in consideration of his affection for her. In accordance with a promise which he had made to his father-in-law, Thomas Hunte, he confirmed unto his trusty friends Thomas Robinson & Jno Braithwaite the 1/2 of the plantation which he had bought from Thomas Punnitt, containing 83 acres in St Philip. They are to administer the said plantation in trust for the use, benefit and advantage of his wife. Mention is made of 4 acres and a slave which these 2 gentlemen administering the estate were to have. Witnesses by John Beeke, William Deeth, Thomas Hunte, Thomas X Elett & Wm Goodine, and proved Nov 7 1681. Entered Nov 10 1681. William was a mason in 1691, St Phillip..
     William Ashby made a will dated 16 April 1691 in St Phillip, Barbados. Will of William Ashby, mason of St Phillip signed 16 April 1691: to his son William Ashby, a man slave after his wife's death, daughter Deborah Ashby, a negro woman after his wife's death; son Tho. one negro boy after his wife's death ... my beloved wife given a negro woman named Jane and 9 acres of land on which house stands with any other property whatsoever. She is to have the care and tuition of the children. The property to be divided equally between his children William, Deborah & Thomas ... His friends Emanuel Curltee and Nathaniel Curltee to be overseers. It was signed William Ashby. Witnessed by Ellizabeth Woldroffe, John Huggett, William Bassett.
     William died before 6 June 1692 in St Phillip, Barbados.
     His will was proved on 6 June 1692.

Children of William Ashby and Elizabeth Hunt

William Ashby

     William Ashby was born in St Phillip, Barbados. He was the son of William Ashby and Elizabeth Hunt. William Ashby and Thomas Ashby and Deborah Ashby were beneficiaries in William Ashby's will proved 6 June 1692.

Child of William Ashby

William Ashby

(3 November 1731 - before 28 September 1762)
     William Ashby was christened on 3 November 1731 in St Phillip, Barbados. He was the son of William Ashby and Mary Unknown (Ashby).
     In William Ashby's will dated 20 December 1750 in St Phillip, Barbados, William Ashby was named as executor of the estate.
     William died before 28 September 1762 in St John, Barbados. He was buried on 28 September 1762 in St John.

William Ashby

(1753 - )
     William Ashby was christened in 1753 in St Phillip, Barbados. He was the son of Robert Ashby and Susanna Sisnett.

William Ashby

(circa 1720 - )
     William Ashby was born circa 1720 in Barbados. He was under 15 in 1732. He was the son of John Ashby and Frances M Campbell.
     William Ashby was mentioned in the will of John Ashby dated 9 March 1732/33.

William Ashby

(say 1750? - before 13 December 1779)
     William Ashby was born say 1750?.
     William Ashby married Thomasine Collymore in Barbados.
     William Ashby made a will dated 15 July 1779 in St Phillip, Barbados. Will of William Ashby of St Philip signed 15 July 1779 - described himself as clerk of the parish of St Philip. To his kinswoman Avice Payne, widow of Thomas Payne 50/- after his death to buy a ring, and in case he outlived her, then he left the same for her daughter Miss Harriet Payne. Wife Thomasine Ashby, rest of estate to her & her heirs, sole executrix, his brother in law Samuel Collymore & Mr Robert Collymore to be friends-in-trust.
An Elizabeth Ashby married James Payne 12 Feb 1768 at St Philip.
     William died before 13 December 1779 in St Phillip, Barbados.
     His will was proved on 13 December 1779 at Barbados.

William Ashby

(13 November 1750 - before 19 March 1794)
     William Ashby was born on 13 November 1750 in Bridgetown, Barbados. He was the son of Edward Ashby and Susanna Cutting. William Ashby was christened on 15 September 1758 in Christ Church, Barbados.
     William Ashby married Margaret Mary Salter Husbands on 5 January 1774 in St Lucy, Barbados. William was a planter, in Barbados.
     William Ashby made a will dated 29 May 1793 in Christ Church, Barbados. Will of William Ashby of Christ Church, planter signed 29 May 1793 No. 1774 - he gives to his wife Margaret Mary Salter Ashby all of his estate and property whatsoever; niece Dorothy Ashby £200, nephew William Ashby £200; executrix & executors his beloved wife, brother Jno. Lewis Ashby and his friend Stephen Birchell. This suggests his children predeceased him.
     William died before 19 March 1794 in Christ Church, Barbados.
     His will was proved on 19 March 1794 at Barbados.
     William Ashby was mentioned as being deceased in the will of John Lewis Ashby dated 28 November 1801.

Children of William Ashby and Margaret Mary Salter Husbands

William Ashby

(1 May 1777 - )
     William Ashby was christened on 1 May 1777 in Barbados. He was the son of William Ashby and Margaret Mary Salter Husbands.

William Ashby

(before 1752 - before 3 April 1821)
     William Ashby was born before 1752 in Barbados. He was the son of Patriarch Ashby.
     William Ashby married Christian Malsworth on 17 October 1772 in St Phillip, Barbados.
     William Ashby married secondly Elizabeth Jones on 26 January 1783 in St Phillip, Barbados.
     William Ashby married thirdly Elizabeth Honour Wilkinson on 18 October 1791 in St Phillip, Barbados. By licence She may have been his third wife.
     William Ashby made a will dated 29 June 1820 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados. William Ashby, senior, of St Michael, mentions his wife Elizabeth Honour Ashby, slaves, property in Marlhill Street in the town and parish of St Michael 850 pounds ... his daughter Mary Elizabeth Sinckler (wife of Dr James William Sinckler), his brother Samuel John Ashby, residue to his nephews and nieces to wit: George William Ashby, Mary Kirton (wife of Mr Jonas Lyle Kirton), Charlotte Ashby, Elizabeth Honour Ashby and William Ashby.
     William died before 3 April 1821 in St Michael, Bridgetown Barbados.
     His will was proved on 3 April 1821 at Barbados.

Children of William Ashby and Christian Malsworth

Children of William Ashby and Elizabeth Jones

Children of William Ashby and Elizabeth Honour Wilkinson

William Ashby

(27 November 1718 - )
     William Ashby was christened on 27 November 1718 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados. He was the son of William Ashby.

William Ashby

(say 1780 - October 1794)
     William Ashby was born say 1780 in Barbados. He was the son of Cornelius Ashby and Sarah Mounter.
     William was buried in October 1794 in St Phillip, Barbados.

William Ashby

(14 August 1818 - )
     William Ashby was born on 14 August 1818 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados. He was the son of Samuel John Ashby and Mary Gibson. William Ashby was christened on 8 November 1818 in St Michael, Bridgetown Barbados. William, son of Samuel John Ashby & Mary his wife, born August 14 1818.
     In William Ashby's will dated 29 June 1820 in St Michael, Bridgetown Barbados, William Ashby was named as heir; William Ashby, senior, of St Michael, mentions his wife Elizabeth Honour Ashby, slaves, property in Marlhill Street in the town and parish of St Michael 850 pounds ... his daughter Mary Elizabeth Sinckler (wife of Dr James William Sinckler), his brother Samuel John Ashby, residue to his nephews and nieces to wit: George William Ashby, Mary Kirton (wife of Mr Jonas Lyle Kirton), Charlotte Ashby, Elizabeth Honour Ashby and William Ashby.

William Armstrong Ashby

(25 April 1820 - 1868)
     William Armstrong Ashby was christened on 25 April 1820 in Christ Church, Barbados. He was the son of Robert Cooper Ashby and Mary Ann Ashby.
     In Robert Cooper Ashby's will dated 4 November 1837 in Christ Church, Barbados, William Armstrong Ashby was named as heir; I Robert Cooper Ashby of Christ Church... I give & devise unto Samule Brewster Ashby, son of Elizabeth Brewster, a free coloured woman and his heirs ... 'property' called 'Rural Felicity" in Christ Church and 6 acres adjoining ... forming part of my plantation called 'Burkes' ... until 21 ... The rest of my property 'Burke's' to be kept for 5 years intact then divided into 11 parts ... 3 parts to Mary Ann Ashby, free coloured woman, Robert Henry Ashby, free coloured man, Alice Christian Ashby, free coloured woman, to be equally divided between them. The remaining 8 parts to Elizabeth Mary Ashby, Margaret Ann Ashby, Thomas Cooper Ashby, Arabella Ann Ashby, William Armstrong Ashby, Caroline Kryzia Ashby, Alexander Lindsay Ashby, John George Ashby, free persons of colour, for their support, maintenance and education at the discretion of my executors. Executors: Robert Henry Ashby & Mary Ann Ashby. Witnessed by Samuel Husbands, Thomas William Eversley, William C Millard.
     William Armstrong Ashby married Rebecca Keiling Valverde, daughter of Joseph Keeling Valverde, on 27 February 1851 in St Michael, Barbados.
     In Alexander Lindsay Ashby's will dated 29 December 1854 in Christ Church, Barbados, William Armstrong Ashby was named as heir; The will of Alexander Lindsay Ashby of Christ Church mentions his brother William Armstrong Ashby.
     In John George Ashby's will dated 30 August 1855 in Christ Church, Barbados, William Armstrong Ashby was named as heir; John George Ashby of Christ Church, Esq. mentions his brothers & sisters: Robert Henry Ashby, Thomas Cooper Ashby, William Armstrong Ashby, Alice Christian Ashby, Elizabeth Mary Valverde, Margaret Ann Thomas, Arabella Ann Bentham.
     William died in 1868 in Barbados. William Armstrong Ashby's will was proved shortly after his burial in 1866. His oldest child was about 14. There is no mention of his children. He left everything to his wife, Rebecca Keiling Ashby - Caribbean Mailing list - John K.

Children of William Armstrong Ashby and Rebecca Keiling Valverde

William Francis Ashby

(14 September 1823 - 22 November 1844)
     William Francis Ashby was christened on 14 September 1823 in St George's, Barbados. He was the son of Francis Ashby and Margaret Ann Garnes.
     In Jane Ann Ashby's will dated 13 November 1841 in St George, Barbados, William Francis Ashby was named as heir; Jane Ann Ashby of St George mentions her nephew William Francis Ashby, and nieces Eliza Georgiana Ashby, Margaret Nurse Ashby, Mary Catherine Ashby, Sarah Caroline Ashby & Sophia Harriett Ashby ... all my property ... 2 acres 3 perches of land in St George abutting lands of Mary Elizabeth Ashby, Chrystotom Lewish and of lands of John Henry Nurse. She mentions her brother Francis Ashby and his wife Margaret Ann Ashby and her afsd nieces, her two nephews James Alexander Ashby & Samuel Ashby, during the years of their minority ... her nephew William Francis Ashby. Her executors were her brother Francis Ashby and nephews Thomas Ashby & William Francis Ashby. Signed on the 13 November 1841, witnessed by George Ashby & Catherine Ashby.
     William died on 22 November 1844 in Union Cottage, St George, Barbados, aged 21. Died on 22 instant at Union Cottage in the parish of St George, Mr William Francis Ashby aged 21, third son of Francis Ashby, esq. Coroner of the said parish.

William Lewis Ashby

(27 May 1791 - before 12 June 1808?)
     William Lewis Ashby was born on 27 May 1791 in Bridgetown, Barbados. May 27 1791 This moring at ten c'clock William Lewis son to Jno Lewis & Margt Reba Ashby his wife was born. He was the son of John Lewis Ashby and Margaret Rebecca Vodry. William Lewis Ashby was christened on 19 June 1791 in St Michael, Bridgetown.
     In William Ashby's will dated 29 May 1793 in Christ Church, Barbados, William Lewis Ashby was named as heir; Will of William Ashby of Christ Church, planter signed 29 May 1793 No. 1774 - he gives to his wife Margaret Mary Salter Ashby all of his estate and property whatsoever; niece Dorothy Ashby £200, nephew William Ashby £200; executrix & executors his beloved wife, brother Jno. Lewis Ashby and his friend Stephen Birchell. This suggests his children predeceased him.
     In John Lewis Ashby's will dated 28 November 1801 in St Michael, Bridgetown, William Lewis Ashby was named as heir; In the name of God Amen, I John Lewis Ashby of the parish of St Michael & Island of Barbados abovesaid, Druggist, being of sound & disposing mind, memory and understanding ... my body I commit to the earth to be interred at the discretion of my executrix & executor herinafter named. My worldly goods ... all my English debts as I may owe ... Item whereas I above received a legacy of 200 pounds bequeathed by my late brother William Ashby to my son William Now I do give & bequeath unto my said son William over & beside his division of the residue of my estate 200 pounds current money. The said legacy & his share of my estate to in lieu of has been by me so received.

Item to my dearly beloved wife Margaret Rebecca my chaise and horse and also all my silverplate, furniture, linen and household stuff.


Item whereas I have lately purchases of Gibbes Walker Jordan Esq. a certain place called Gollings
(an 's' is inserted between the lls, Goslings?) ... land buildings appurtenances ... to my dear wife for the term of her natural life & after her decease I give and devise the same to my dear sons Nathan and William Ashby ... equally... (But Nathan may buy out William at 21 if Nathan declines, William may buy out Nathan at 21)

All the rest, residue and remainder of my estate I give, devise and bequeath unto my said wife Margaret Rebecca & my three children Dorothy (now the wife of Samuel Reddish Esq), Nathan & William equally ... such division on the appraisal of 5 neighbouring freeholders ... such division to be when my eldest son shall attain 21 years. In case either of my children die under age & without issue ... to my wife and remaining children
equally.

And I do declare that what I have given to my said wife is in full lieu, bar and recompense of all dower & thirds which she may claim or be entitled to out of my
estate.

Executors my said wife my fiends Renn Harriden & Nathaniel Nowell Esq. executors and guardians over the bodies and estate of my children. Signed 28 November 1801. Witnesses: William Eversly, R Taylor.

     William died before 12 June 1808? In St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados.