William Nicholson Ashby

(10 April 1816 - 17 March 1856)
     William Nicholson Ashby was christened on 10 April 1816 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados. He was the son of Nathan Ashby and Sarah Harbourn Nowell. William was a clergyman at Jamaica, between 1839 and 1851. W N Ashby was the brother of Nathan Ashby, he served the West Indies Mission of the Church Missionary Society at Salt Savannah 1837-40 [ordained 1839], at Rural Hill (St Thomas in the East) 1840-41. He is mentioned in the quarterly reports 1837-41. The printed Register of Missionaries and Native Clergy 1804-1904 describes him as William N Ashby - of the West Indies. 1837, taken up as a catechist in Jamaica. Deacon 26 June 1839, by the Bishop of Jamaica. 1842 connexion closed.
A Reverend W N Ashby was performing baptisms at the parish of St James (Montego Bay) from January 1851.
     William Nicholson Ashby married Charlotte Edwards on 7 November 1844? In Vere, Barbados.
     William died on 17 March 1856 in Tunbridge Wells?, Kent, England, aged 39. At the time of he death he was serving as assistant minister of ChristChurch, Tunbridge Wells. The Minister of this church at the time, the Rev Joseph Ridgeway was very active in the Church Missionary Society and in spring 1856 ie just at the time William Ashby died was its Editorial Secretary ie responsible for all its publications It was surely through this CMS connection that the ailing WN Ashby ended his days as the Christchurch assistant minister there. He was buried in Woodbury Park Cemetery, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

William Robert Cooper Ashby

(20 October 1859 - )
     William Robert Cooper Ashby was christened on 20 October 1859 in Christ Church, Barbados. He was the son of William Armstrong Ashby and Rebecca Keiling Valverde.

Ethel Ashenden

(24 March 1894 - 28 October 1979)
     Ethel Ashenden was born on 24 March 1894 in Rye, Sussex.
     Ethel Ashenden married Percy John Bullett, son of William Bullett and Alice Presland, in 1920.
     Ethel died on 28 October 1979 in Hastings & Rother RD, Sussex, aged 85.

Children of Ethel Ashenden and Percy John Bullett

John Asher

(9 August 1915 - )
     John Asher was born on 9 August 1915.
     John Asher married Maureen Margarita Halahan, daughter of Dr Robert Edwin Halahan and Lydia Margarita Hearne, on 8 August 1940 in Argentina. They have issue.

Rebecca Ashling

( - 27 January 1804)
     Rebecca Ashling married John Burnham, son of John Burnham and Hannah Lamb, on 26 November 1772 in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire.
     Rebecca was buried on 27 January 1804 in St Mary, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire.

Children of Rebecca Ashling and John Burnham

Emma Ashton or Sloan (Wyborn)

(17 May 1834 - 18 July 1923)
     Emma Ashton or Sloan (Wyborn) was also known as Sloan in records. She was born illegitimate on 17 May 1834 in Hexham, New South Wales. Her father is listed as Dr David Sloan. Family stories state that Sloan paid Daniel Murrell, a convict who had obtained a ticket of leave to marry her mother, Mary Ann Ashton. They married and produced a large family in the Kurri district. She was the daughter of David Sloan and Mary Ann Ashton. Emma Ashton or Sloan (Wyborn) was christened on 15 September 1834 in Maitland.
     Emma Ashton or Sloan (Wyborn) married Edward Wyborn in 1853 in Hexham or Newcastle, New South Wales. They had James W 1857, Mary A 1858, Augusta 1861, Edward 1863, Frederick D 1866, Benjamin 1869, Eber D 1871, William Albert 1874 in the Maitland district.
     Emma died on 18 July 1923 in Kurri Kurri district, New South Wales, aged 89. She was buried in Uniting church cemetery, Brunkerville.

Mary Ann Ashton

(before 1818 - )
     Mary Ann Ashton was born before 1818 in New South Wales, Australia. She was the daughter of William Ashton and Mary Ann Sanderson. William was a convict arriving 1826, his wife and children arrived on the Burrell as free settlers in 1832. Mary Ann Ashton was probably a servant in Sloan's house.

Child of Mary Ann Ashton and David Sloan

Dorothy Ashwood

     Dorothy Ashwood was born in Shropshire.
     Dorothy Ashwood married Sir Henry Hawley, son of James Hawley and Elizabeth Banks.

Child of Dorothy Ashwood and Sir Henry Hawley

Julian Aske (Portington)

     Julian Aske (Portington) was the daughter of John Aske and Eleanor Ryther.
     Julian Aske (Portington) married John Vavasour as his third wife. He was of Spaldington.

Anne Aske

     Anne Aske was born in Yorkshire. She was the daughter of John Aske and Eleanor Ryther.

Antony Aske

(1515 - May 1546)
     Antony Aske was born in 1515 in Yorkshire, England. He was the third son. He was the son of John Aske and Eleanor Ryther.
     Antony died in May 1546. He left no issue.

Christopher Aske

(1513 - )
     Christopher Aske was born in 1513. He was the son of John Aske and Eleanor Ryther.

Christopher Aske

     Christopher Aske was the son of Sir Robert Aske and Elizabeth Clifford.

Christopher Aske

     Christopher Aske was the son of Robert Aske and Ann Sutton.

Dorothy Aske

     Dorothy Aske was the daughter of Robert Aske and Ann Sutton.
     Dorothy Aske married Henry Fairfax, son of Sir William Fairfax and Isabel Thwaites.

Dorothy Aske

     Dorothy Aske was the daughter of William Aske.

Elizabeth Aske

     Elizabeth Aske was born in Yorkshire. She married Mydleton or Morton. She was the daughter of John Aske and Eleanor Ryther.

Elizabeth Aske

     Elizabeth Aske was the daughter of Robert Aske and Ann Sutton.
     Elizabeth Aske married Gabriel Fairfax, son of Sir William Fairfax and Isabel Thwaites. Other sources suggest she was the daughter of this Elizabeth's brother William.

Elizabeth Aske

     Elizabeth Aske was the daughter of William Aske.

Ellen Aske

(circa 1563 - 23 August 1620)
     Ellen Aske was born circa 1563. She was the daughter of Robert Aske and Elizabeth Dawney.
     Ellen Aske married Sir Thomas Fairfax (1st Baron), son of Sir Thomas Fairfax (of Denton) and Dorothy Gale (Rokeby), in 1582. He had 12 children, 2 of whom were to die abroad in the 30 Years War and 1 in the ill fated expedition to La Rochelle. A 4th son died mysteriously in Turkey.
     Ellen died on 23 August 1620. Thomas & Ellen Fairfax's tomb at Otley states that Ellen died age 57 (born c.1563). She was buried in Otley, Yorkshire. See a photograph of the memorial inscription at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/52219527@N00/3010335156/sizes/o/in/photostream/.

Children of Ellen Aske and Sir Thomas Fairfax (1st Baron)

John Aske

(1486? - before 28 March 1544)
     John Aske was born in 1486? In Aughton, Yorkshire. He was the son of Sir Robert (son of John) & Elizabeth, daughter of John Lord Clifford. He was the son of Sir Robert Aske and Elizabeth Clifford.
     John Aske married Eleanor Ryther, daughter of Sir Ralph Ryther and Catherine Constable, before 1509. She was called Ellin Aske in her father's will dated 20 March 1520. He was usually described as Esquire.
     The eldest son, John Aske, did well out of the Reformation - DDBH/3/32 comprises letters patent of 1542 granting him the site of Ellerton Priory with fishing rights in the Derwent, as well as a mansion house in York that had belonged to Bolton Priory, Thykhede Priory and manor and also Deighton manor and mansion house. He had nine children.
     John, was later granted the site of the suppressed priory at Ellerton in 1542.
     John Aske made a will dated 20 November 1543. Flower's account of the family of Aske of Aughton in 1567 shows Sir Robert Aske (son of Sir John), married to Elizabeth Clifford (daughter of John, Lord Clifford) as parents of three sons and four daughters. The third son, Robert, was the one involved in the Pigrimage of Grace. Sir Robert's will was proved 16 March 1541/2.
His eldest son and heir was John Aske, who married Ellenor Ryder. His will was proved 28 March 1544. Their son and heir was named Robert, who married Elisabeth, daughter of Nynyon/Ninian Markenfield. Their second son, but eventual heir, was named Robert, who married Elsabeth Dawney. In 1567 they had one son and four daughters, John, Mary, Jane, Elsabeth and Elenor. Sir Robert Aske also had lands in Hampshire and Sussex.
     John died before 28 March 1544.
     His will was proved on 28 March 1544.

Children of John Aske and Eleanor Ryther

John Aske

(1518 - )
     John Aske was born in 1518 in Yorkshire?, England. He was the fourth son. He was the son of John Aske and Eleanor Ryther.
     There are several references to John Aske re Ryther, etc. This may be the son of Eleanor Ryther (Aske): 1595 Trinity term (37 Eliz) - Plaintiffs - Francis Clyfford esq., John Dawnay, kt., Edward Dymocke, Kt., Henry Constable, kt., George Sayntpaull, kt., John Conyers de Sackburne, esq., Philip Constable, esq., Robert Constable, esq., and Ralph Babthorpe, esq. were plaintiffs against John Aske, esq. re manors of Rither, Ossendike, Stockbridgefeild and Aughton, and 40 messuages and 40 cottages with lands there.
Trinity Term 1598 (40 Eliz) John Aske, esq, was plaintiff against Christopher Asshe, esq., and John Conyers esq. re manors of Aughton, Rither, Osindike and Stockbridgefielde, and 60 messuages with lands there. p.108 - Michaelmas term 1598 (40 & 41 Eliz) John Robynson jun. and Henry Robynson were plaintiffs against John Aske, esq. re the manors of Ryther als. Ryder, Osyndike, Stockbridge als Stockbridgefeilde, and 50 messuages with lands and the frank pledge there, free fishing in the Wharfe, and the advowson of Ryther church.

John Aske

(circa 1565 - 1605)
     John Aske was born circa 1565 He was son and heir of Robert Aske and was aged 25 years and upwards as of Jul 1591 in Aughton, Yorkshire. He was the son of Robert Aske and Elizabeth Dawney.
     John Aske married Christian Fairfax, daughter of Sir Thomas Fairfax (of Denton) and Dorothy Gale (Rokeby). Their eldest son, John Aske (d.1655) had no male heirs who survived him.
His second son, Richard Aske (1589-1626), had ten children by his wife, Ellen,
Their eldest son, Robert Aske (b.1617), died unmarried in 1656. Their second son died as an infant and their third son, Richard Aske (b.1619), had only female heirs.
Their fourth son, Francis Aske (1620-1712), had six sons by his wife, Barbury, including twin boys who died in infancy.
Their eldest son, Robert Aske (1654-1692), had four children, including three sons who outlived him.
The third son, Thomas Aske (1686-1727), married Jane Precious and by her had another Thomas Aske (1727-1812). His son, Thomas Aske (d.1826), was followed by another male heir called Thomas Aske (1782-1834) and he and his wife, Charlotte Brown, had two daughters and a son: Aske's eldest daughter, Margaret (1813-1833), married James Coultous.
     1595.—Trinity term, 37 Elz. Francis Clyfford, esq., John Dawnay, kt., Edward Dymocke, kt., Henry Constable, kt., George Sayntpaull, kt., John Conyers de Sackburne, esq., Philip Constable, esq., Robert Constable, esq., and Ralph Babthorpe, esq. Querents. John Aske, esq. def. Re: Manors of Rither, Ossendike, Stockbridgefeild, and Aughton, and 40 messuages and 40 cottages with lands there.
     John died in 1605.

John Aske

     John Aske was the son of Robert Aske and Eleanor or Elizabeth Markenfield. John died young.

John Aske

     John Aske married Elizabeth Gascoigne, daughter of William Gascoigne. In the Visitation under Aske she is described as daughter of the Chief Justice, but under Gascoigne/Gaskon she is probably the sister of the Chief Justice. The History and Antiquities of Harewood by John Jones (1859) pp 54 - 55 gives Elizabeth, wife of John Aske as the sister rather than the daughter of Chief Judge William Gascoigne. It further says his second wife Joan was the daughter of Sir William Pickering and relict of Sir Ralph Greystoke, Baron of the Exchequer.

Sir John Aske

     Sir John Aske was the son of Richard Aske Lord of Aughton and Margaret Owtred.
     Sir John Aske married Elizabeth Bygod. She was the daughter of Sir Raff Bygot.

Child of Sir John Aske and Elizabeth Bygod

Julyan Aske

     Julyan Aske was also known as Juliana in records. She was born in Yorkshire, England. She married on 14 Jan 1510, Thomas Portington. She was the daughter of Sir Robert Aske and Elizabeth Clifford.

Mary Aske

     Mary Aske was the daughter of Robert Aske and Ann Sutton.

Richard Aske

(1519 - before 31 March 1590)
     Richard Aske was born in 1519. He was the son of John Aske and Eleanor Ryther.
     Foster [FHL film #990,320], Visitations of Yorkshire, has p. 107 Aske of Owsthorpe [Howden and Howdenshire]
Richard Aske, of Owsthorpe, 1584 (5th son of John Aske of Aughton by Ellinor Ryther, daughter and one of the heiresses of Sir Ralph Ryther), married Elizabeth Hall, of Burringham, Lincs. Children: 1. Robert Ake, eldest son, aged 29, 1584 [called Ralph in MSS 18011] 2. Peter 3. Richard Julian Elizabeth, 2nd wife of Bryan Ellis of Barnsley and had issue Matthew Ellys
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     Richard died before 31 March 1590. He married Elilzabeth Hall and left 3 sons and 2 daughters. His will was dated 10 Jan 1590. He was buried on 31 March 1590.

Richard Aske

     Richard Aske was the son of Sir Robert Aske and Elizabeth Clifford.