Charles Edward Ashby

(23 October 1845 - )
     Charles Edward Ashby was christened on 23 October 1845 in St George's, Barbados. He was the son of Francis Ashby and Margaret Ann Garnes.

Charlotte Ashby

(before 1820 - before 17 January 1821)
     Charlotte Ashby was born before 1820. She was the daughter of Samuel John Ashby and Mary Gibson.
     In William Ashby's will dated 29 June 1820 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados, Charlotte 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.
     Charlotte died before 17 January 1821 in St Michael, Bridgetown Barbados.

Christian Ashby

(6 February 1783 - before 11 November 1785)
     Christian Ashby was born on 6 February 1783 in Bridgetown, Barbados. She was the daughter of George Ashby and Mary Mason. Christian Ashby was christened on 13 October 1785 in St Michael, Bridgetown.
     Christian died before 11 November 1785 in Bridgetown, Barbados. She was buried on 11 November 1785 in St Michael, Bridgetown .

Christian Angel Waterman Ashby

(1785 - )
     Christian Angel Waterman Ashby was born in 1785 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados. She was the daughter of William Ashby and Elizabeth Jones. Christian Angel Waterman Ashby was christened on 24 September 1791 in St Michael, Bridgetown.

Christopher Ashby

(circa 1724 - before 17 May 1783)
     Christopher Ashby was born circa 1724 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, Christopher 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.
     Christopher Ashby married Elizabeth Smith on 23 November 1749 in St John, Barbados.
     Christopher Ashby married Ann Ellcock on 15 April 1772 in St Phillip, Barbados.
     Christopher Ashby made a will dated 21 August 1780 in St Phillip, Barbados. Will of Christopher Ashby of St Philip signed 21 Aug 1780 - His estate to be divided into 2 equal parts : daughter Elizabeth Niles, wife of Thomas Niles, 1/2 estate is for his said daughter Elizabeth Niles and her heirs; grandchildren - the other half to be divided equally between John Niles Ashby & Mary Ashby, son and daughter of John Ashby & Mary Ashby, formerly Mary Niles, spinster. John Niles Ashby is to have his share at 21 and Mary hers at 18. In case of death of either of these, such share to go to his grandson John Niles, son of Thomas & Elizabeth Niles. Execs - Thomas Niles, son-in-law & daughter Elizabeth Niles. John Niles Ashby & Mary Ashby guardians of his grand-children.
     Christopher died before 17 May 1783 in St Phillip, Barbados.
     His will was proved on 17 May 1783 at Barbados.

Children of Christopher Ashby and Elizabeth Smith

Cornelius Ashby

(after 1729 - 25 July 1746)
     Cornelius Ashby was born after 1729 in St Phillip, Barbados. He was the son of William Ashby and Mary Unknown (Ashby).
     Cornelius was buried on 25 July 1746 in St Phillip, Barbados. Another Cornelius Ashby was buried at St Philip 20 September 1769.

Cornelius Ashby

(circa 1746 - 16 October 1803)
     Cornelius Ashby was born circa 1746 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, Cornelius Ashby was named as heir; 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.
     Cornelius Ashby married Sarah Mounter on 30 November 1776 in Christ Church, Barbados.
     Cornelius was buried on 16 October 1803 in St Phillip, Barbados.

Children of Cornelius Ashby and Sarah Mounter

Cornelius Ashby

( - 20 September 1769)
     Cornelius died on 20 September 1769 in St Phillip, Barbados.

daughter Ashby

(27 February 1741/42 - )
     Daughter Ashby was christened on 27 February 1741/42 in St Phillip, Barbados. She was the daughter of Thomas Ashby and Sarah Unknown (Ashby).

Deborah Ashby

(28 January 1654/55 - )
     Deborah Ashby was christened on 28 January 1654/55 in St Phillip, Barbados. She was the daughter of George Ashby and Deborah Unknown.
     In George Ashby's will dated 3 October 1672 in St Phillip, Deborah 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.
     Deborah Ashby married William Peacock before 1679 in Barbados.
     Deborah Ashby was mentioned in the will of Ronald Hotton dated 28 June 1679. Deborah Ashby was mentioned in a deed dated 17 April 1690 in St Phillip, Barbados. Deed of George Ashby of St Philip, signed 17 April 1690, proved 20 March 1691: Deborah Hilton, a widow of the parish of St Philip, and the mother of George Ashby, made unto her said son all her estate by a deed of gift. In consideration of this fact, Geo Ashby undertook that she should be paid the annual sum of £12 during her life on Feb 1. Further George Ashby undertook that within a year of his mother's death that there should be paid to Elizabeth, Susannah & Deborah Peacock, the children of his (George Ashby's) sister, Deborah Peacock, the full sum of £50. For the better security of these payments, he had sold unto the said Deborah Hilton 5 negroes and 2 acres of land in the parish of St Philip bounding on the lands of the said George Ashby. Witnesses by Ambrose Niles & John Nusum.

Children of Deborah Ashby and William Peacock

Deborah Ashby

(8 December 1695 - )
     Deborah Ashby was christened on 8 December 1695 in St Phillip, Barbados. She was the daughter of George Ashby and Dorothy T Nusum.
     Deborah Ashby was recorded on 22 July 1715 census in St Phillip, Barbados. Deborah Ashby, spinster, (x'ber next) aged 18. The preceding family were the Huttsons.
     Deborah Ashby married Cornelius Rosbotham on 30 March 1730 in St Phillip, Barbados.

Deborah Ashby

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

Dorothy Ashby

(18 February 1783 - 23 July 1856)
     Dorothy Ashby was born on 18 February 1783 in Bridgetown, Barbados. The family bible states: February 18 1783 Dorothy Ashby - daughter to Jno Lewis Ashby & Margarett Rebecca his wife - was born at half past seven o'clock p.m. She was the daughter of John Lewis Ashby and Margaret Rebecca Vodry. Dorothy Ashby was christened on 20 February 1783 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados. Dorothy, daughter of John Lewis [Ashby] and Margaret his wife, born 18th inst.
     In William Ashby's will dated 29 May 1793 in Christ Church, Barbados, Dorothy 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.
     Dorothy Ashby married Samuel Reddish, son of Samuel Reddish and Mary Ann Costello, on 31 August 1800 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados. Married August 31 1800 Dorothy Ashby, daughter of John Lewis Ashby and Margaret Rebecca his wife to Samuel Reddish Esq. Comptroller of His Majesties Customs, Bridge Town, Barbados.
     In John Lewis Ashby's will dated 28 November 1801 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Dorothy Reddish 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.

     Julian Crowe wrote: In 1806 Dorothy and Samuel visited England, bringing at least one child with them, a daughter. George Canning refers to her as his god-daughter, and seems to imply that she was christened while the family were in England.. She was widowed on 13 August 1812 on the death of her husband Samuel Reddish.
     Dorothy Ashby received a letter from George Canning dated 26 1825. Geo Canning to Mrs Reddish: London, March 13 1825, Dear Madam, The inclosed Memorandum, with the letter which accompanies it, will shew you what remains to be done to enable Mr Ashby to take possession of his office in Tobago. The first point (the Memorial to the Board of Customs) I can get done for you; but as to the other two, Mr Ashby's friends must take the necessary steps themselves. I apprehend that if Mr Ashby was born in Barbados the customs, upon a certificate of the fact & of Mr Ashby's age might be induced not to insist upon waiting for the production of the regular certificate of baptism from Barbados, but of this I am not sure. I am, dear Madam, Geo Canning.
     May 16 1825, Dear Madam, I am now enabled to offer to Mr Ashby, the office of Comptroller at St Vincent, Geo Canning. Mrs Reddish.
     Letter from London, May 17 1825 to Mrs Reddish: Dear Madam, I believe I said by mistake St Vincents in my letter of yesterday. It is St Lucia. Believe me, dear Madam, G C.
     1826 June 16 Letter to Mrs Reddish from Geo Canning: I return the letter which you have inclosed to me from which I ... yours which accompanied it, I am sorry to hear that your brother's appointment has not ... his expectations. I have no means of ascertaining any thing beyond what ....
     1826 Envelope from Geo Canning, London August 18th to Mrs Reddish, Lower Redland, Bristol - Dorothy must have visited England for this correspondence. Dorothy Ashby was a slave owner on 7 December 1835 in St James parish, Jamaica. Dorothy Reddish had 3 slaves and was paid £77/17/1 in compensation.
     In her diary dated August 1852 it was recorded: The question as to a home was decided, a skilful physician a kind and friendly surgeon had equally come to the conclusion that the climate of Brighton? would not suit my mother - what then was to be done? Barbadoes, with the friendly, social people was too warm, Jamaica, Earth's paradise as to natural advantages, was too ... and too degen.., Madeira too expensive for poor people a Catholic country too and ... where a school mistress aught not be ... and while a widow's son might find no opening for his energies no ... for his inde... Australia the modern El Dorado seemed to offer the best prospects even to us so that... ... our dear friend Mr ... this conviction he daily strove to impress upon my mother's friends. When she shrank from accounting/encountering the difficulties of a strange land and? became nervous from the apparition of traversing the torrid zone our ... ... tried early... in turn to bring her to his opinion which at length she agreed with him, that it would be desirable for me to see the famous? ... Miss Chisholm, and leave ... for the inc... vessels equipped by the Family Colonisation Society might approach the comforts ... to an... and the ... respectability indispensable for gentlewomen.
     The morning the bustle and the ... of the ... was.. s... I was dis... from the Waterloo Station located in a .. ... and .. ...a fine ...to... the end of July ... .. at ... at an insignificant street in Islington at which ... the ... before was had attended with anxious hearts to hear the verdict which this lady prov... upon this prospect and chance of success. I had expected to see a respectable ... son and to be received by our ... ... on her the ... of gentlewoman I was disappointed, a shabby dirty old woman answered my knock and ushered me into a parlour which seemed to have been long ... to any ... in the house maids labours. This was Mrs Chisholm's office. In a s.. ... the lady made her appearance she was dressed in black, and her hair drawn straight back from her forehead showed the whole extent of a heavy Chinese looking face. Pa... she listened to the detail of any ... and wishes or the subject of our acc.. ... and then she began to speak and to smile and the s... was like a sunbeam lightening and beautifying her face _ which before wasto ... To my enquiry whether the plan of the Society's ships admitted of additional space and comfort being had for additional expense Mrs Chisholm said she thought they did and ... ... see to ... sl.. then and fitting at the East India Docks after which she would see me again. To the East India Docks I therefore ... and after up and ... and in and out in every imaginable direction we ...search .. was at that ... to ... the Chalmers lay - crowds of dirty looking people were going in and out of her and unnoticed and unaided my child and I made our way among the throng. And was it in such a den as this that we are to make our home was the question I asked myself as with difficulty we progressed among open hatches and carpenters tools. The question was only to be solved in the negation and the following evening punctual to my appointment, I was at Charlton Crescent just as the clock struck six. and thought the lady will have been put off the Official and be disencumbered of the d..t and shreds by which she was surrounded - vain hopes - the Portress, the little parlour and Mrs Chisholm herself was just as I had seen them before - and after a little ineffectual talk and a direction to see the Ballenglish which was outfitting at Southampton I took my leave of the originator of the Family Colonisation Society. No practicable effort was to be ... which might further the great object we had in view. To Southampton therefore we went and to the Bellenglish which we found very superior in size and accommodation to the Chalmers. My tale was told - accommodation was ... for an invalid lady who had been accustomed to comfort and could not be ...ed as the emigrants generally were. The owner or the agents were all accommodation - such a case had never before come under their notice but they did not think there would be any objection to their meeting our needs. The owner Mr. T with bustling and good natured alacrity led us into two cabins opening into the saloon which he said might be spared we could have these, doubtless there could be no other passengers in that part of the ship, so that we should have the saloon to ourselves except when the officers were at their meals, and if we could be satisfied with the ships fare the expenses could be supposed be moderate.
The prospect was delightful. I left the Ballenglish full of hope and after one or two days more in London to show my child those great national monuments of Westminster Abbey and St Pauls returned to the sweet and pleasant home in which I had so lately entered and which I was so soon to leave.
Oh how disappointing are the hopes of Earths - How is that hope depends which maketh the heart seek sweet though sad had been the ... with which but there I had taken this lovely house it is f... token comfort it that long been my hearts fond ... to ... was ...in the Bristol Vol His letter just ... from the calls of mortality. Got he had left ... ius a legacy the support the ta.. the .. of his three children and the comfort of their dear mother. He had sacrificed every thing to me - was altogether dependant .. the remaining years of his existence - and fondly though painfully were whose remaining bonds to life interwoven with the b... so painfully discovered, which had first found me to this quiet secluded spot. cherished hopes - it remained only to pay bills, to extricate myself from a years engagements for ... to pack up that ought well be taken, to sacrifice what has been ... bought - to plant flowers over the graves so the departed and ... to .. to the stranger land.

     Dorothy immigrated with the family to Victoria, Australia, on 12 December 1852 per "Washington Irving". Dorothy was a teacher in her private school, Williamstown.
     Dorothy died on 23 July 1856 in Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, aged 73. She was buried on 26 July 1856 in Williamstown. Her remains were removed to Kew 26 Sep 1899.
     At her wedding Daisy Dempster wore a pearl necklet that had been worn by her great grandmother - possibly Dorothy's as she came to Victoria whereas her paternal line stayed in England.

Child of Dorothy Ashby and Samuel Reddish

Dorothy Ashby

(19 January 1693/94 - before 22 June 1736?)
     Dorothy Ashby was christened on 19 January 1693/94 in St Phillip, Barbados. She was the daughter of George Ashby and Dorothy T Nusum.
     Living alone as spinster in the 1715 census of St Philip, aged 18 X'ber next.
     Dorothy died before 22 June 1736? In St Phillip, Barbados. She was buried on 22 June 1736 in St Phillip, Barbados. Which Dorothy?

Dorothy Ashby

(after 1731/32 - )
     Dorothy Ashby was born after 1731/32 in St Phillip, Barbados. She was the daughter of William Ashby and Mary Unknown (Ashby).
     In William Ashby's will dated 20 December 1750 in St Phillip, Barbados, Dorothy Ashby was named as heir; 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.
     Dorothy Ashby married Thomas Riley on 16 July 1761 in St Joseph, Barbados.

Dorothy Rebecca Ashby

(26 August 1829 - )
     Dorothy Rebecca Ashby was christened on 26 August 1829 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados. She was the daughter of George William Ashby and Rebecca Joanna Unknown (Ashby).
     In George William Ashby's will dated 8 April 1832 in St George's, Barbados, Dorothy Rebecca Ashby was named as heir; I George William Ashby of St George being sick & weak in body ... unto my wife Rebecca Joanna all my property ... my children John Jarrott, Arthur Cadogan, George McCollin & Dorothy Rebecca at the death of my wife ...
Appoint my father Samuel John Ashby executor dated 8 April 1832, Signed George Wm Ashby, witnessed by Francis Ashby.

     In John Jarrott Ashby's will dated 8 January 1855 in St George, Barbados, Dorothy Rebecca Ashby was named as heir; I John Jarrott Ashby of St George .... to my sister Dorothy Rebecca Ashby ... to my beloved coloured daughter Sarah Ann Ashby ... He signed with an X in the presence of Thomas Ashby & Dorohty R Ashby.
     In Rebecca Joanna Unknown (Ashby)'s will dated 20 August 1855 in St Michael, Bridgetown Barbados, Dorothy Rebecca Ashby was named as heir; The will of Rebecca Joanne Ashby, widow of St Michael mentions her beloved sons Arthur Cadogan Ashby, George McCollin Ashby, and daughter Dorothy Rebecca Ashby who received the residue of her estate. Her executors were John McCollin Esq, coppersmith, William Goddard Esq. Planter, and Francis Ashby Esq. coroner. She made her mark.
     Dorothy Rebecca Ashby married John David Nicholls on 1 October 1859 in St Michael, Bridgetown Barbados.

Edgar Osborne Ashby

(circa 1853 - )
     Second son of Alexander Ashby of Barbados, arm. Merton College, Matric Jan 23 1872 aged 19, of the Middle Temple 29 Jan 1872. [Foster Alumni Oxon. Series 2,p.34].
. Edgar Osborne Ashby was born circa 1853 in Barbados. He was the son of Alexander Ashby and Sarah Elizabeth Bayley.

Edward Ashby

(before 1760 - before 6 August 1783)
     Edward Ashby was born before 1760.
     Edward Ashby married Elizabeth Durant on 10 March 1781 in Christ Church, Barbados.
     Edward died before 6 August 1783 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados. He was buried on 6 August 1783 in St Michael, Bridgetown Barbados. Edward, husband of Elizabeth Ashby.

Edward Ashby

(before 1665 - )
     Edward Ashby was born before 1665.

Child of Edward Ashby

Edward Ashby

( - before 1 January 1684/85)
     Edward Ashby was the son of Edward Ashby.
     Edward died before 1 January 1684/85 in St John, Barbados. He was buried on 1 January 1684/85 in St John.

Edward Ashby

(circa 1714 - )
     Edward Ashby was born circa 1714 in St Phillip, Barbados. He was the son of Thomas Ashby and Susannah Moore. Edward Ashby was recorded on the in 1715census in the household of Thomas Ashby and Susannah Moore in St Phillip, Barbados. Edward Ashby was christened on 1 November 1717 in St Phillip, Barbados.
     Edward Ashby married Susanna Cutting, daughter of John Cutting and Elizabeth Chase, on 30 June 1740 in Christ Church, Barbados.
     In Thomas Ashby's will dated 18 October 1760 in St Phillip, Edward Ashby was named as heir; 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.
     Edward Ashby was mentioned in a deed dated 20 November 1765 in Christ Church, Barbados. Counter deed of Edward Ashby of Christ Church signed 20 Nov 1765: Barbara Husbands of St Michael for £510 in fee simple sold to Edward Ashby 10.5 acres in Christ Church. Witnesses Robert Scott, Nathan Durant, Henry Lewis Cutting. Proved 20 Nov 1765, entered 21 Nov 1765.

Children of Edward Ashby and Susanna Cutting

Edward Ashby

(14 February 1774 - )
     Edward Ashby was born on 14 February 1774 in St Michael, Bridgetown, Barbados. He was the son of George Ashby and Mary Mason. Edward Ashby was christened on 23 November 1780 in St Michael, Bridgetown.

Eliza Georgina Ashby

(25 January 1829 - )
     Eliza Georgina Ashby was christened on 25 January 1829 in St George's, Barbados. She was the daughter of Francis Ashby and Margaret Ann Garnes.
     In Jane Ann Ashby's will dated 13 November 1841 in St George, Barbados, Eliza Georgina 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.

Elizabeth Ashby

(24 October 1650 - before 1672)
     Elizabeth Ashby was christened on 24 October 1650 in St Phillip, Barbados. She was the daughter of George Ashby and Deborah Unknown.
     Elizabeth died before 1672. She was not mentioned in her father's will dated 3 October 1672.

Elizabeth Ashby

(circa 1708 - after October 1760)
     Elizabeth Ashby was born circa 1708 in St Phillip, Barbados. She was the daughter of Thomas Ashby and Susannah Moore. Elizabeth Ashby was christened on 8 August 1710 in St Phillip, Barbados. She was recorded on the in 1715census in the household of Thomas Ashby and Susannah Moore in St Phillip, Barbados.
     Elizabeth Ashby married Thomas Shepherd before 1760 in Barbados.
     Elizabeth Ashby was mentioned in the will of Thomas Ashby dated 18 October 1760.
     Elizabeth died after October 1760.

Elizabeth Ashby

(circa 1690 - before 24 May 1722)
     Elizabeth Ashby was born circa 1690 in St Phillip, Barbados. She was the daughter of Unknown Ashby.
     Elizabeth Ashby and Mary Ashby were recorded in 1715 census in St Phillip, Barbados. Elizabeth Ashby, 25, spinster, Mary Ashby, aged 23, spinster.
     Elizabeth Ashby made a will dated 1722. Will of Elizabeth Ashby of St Phillip, dated and proved 1722, mentions her sister Mary and cousins Hannah & George Bushell, jnr.
     Elizabeth died before 24 May 1722 in St Phillip, Barbados.
     Her will was proved on 24 May 1722 at Barbados.

Elizabeth Ashby

(circa 1740 - )
     Elizabeth Ashby was born circa 1740 in Barbados. She was the daughter of Edward Ashby and Susanna Cutting. Elizabeth Ashby was christened in May 1758 in Christ Church, Barbados.

Elizabeth Ashby

(circa 1750 - after August 1780)
     Elizabeth Ashby was born circa 1750. She was the daughter of Christopher Ashby and Elizabeth Smith.
     Elizabeth Ashby married Thomas Niles, son of Thomas Niles and Elizabeth Cutting, on 15 April 1772 in St Phillip, Barbados.
     In Christopher Ashby's will dated 21 August 1780 in St Phillip, Barbados, Elizabeth Ashby was named as executrix of the estate; Will of Christopher Ashby of St Philip signed 21 Aug 1780 - His estate to be divided into 2 equal parts : daughter Elizabeth Niles, wife of Thomas Niles, 1/2 estate is for his said daughter Elizabeth Niles and her heirs; grandchildren - the other half to be divided equally between John Niles Ashby & Mary Ashby, son and daughter of John Ashby & Mary Ashby, formerly Mary Niles, spinster. John Niles Ashby is to have his share at 21 and Mary hers at 18. In case of death of either of these, such share to go to his grandson John Niles, son of Thomas & Elizabeth Niles. Execs - Thomas Niles, son-in-law & daughter Elizabeth Niles. John Niles Ashby & Mary Ashby guardians of his grand-children.
     Elizabeth died after August 1780. In August 1780 she was described as the wife of Thomas Niles..

Children of Elizabeth Ashby and Thomas Niles

Elizabeth Ashby

(24 June 1711 - )
     Elizabeth Ashby was christened on 24 June 1711 in St Phillip, Barbados. She was the daughter of John Ashby and Elizabeth or Dorothy Wiltshire. George, John and Elizabeth was listed as a child of John Ashby in the in 1715 census in St Phillip, Barbados.
     In John Ashby's will dated 9 March 1732/33 in St George's, Barbados, Elizabeth 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.

Elizabeth Ashby

(14 October 1791 - before 4 February 1793)
     Elizabeth Ashby was born on 14 October 1791 in Bridgetown, Barbados. She was the daughter of Samuel John Ashby and Elizabeth Unknown (Ashby). Elizabeth Ashby was christened on 28 May 1792 in St Michael, Bridgetown.
     Elizabeth died before 4 February 1793 in Bridgetown, Barbados. She was buried on 4 February 1793 in St Michael, Bridgetown .