Families of Ashton (near Roade), Northamptonshire,England


Thomas Whiting-1044 [Parents] was born about 1800 in , , England. He died before 1849. He married Mary Ann Masters-847.

CENSUS 1841 Upper End, Ashton, FHL film 0438873 Enumerator 2, page 8, folio 7. Born in county, age 40, an ag. lab.

DEATH date from his widow's remarriage.

Mary Ann Masters-847 [Parents] was born about 1800 in Diddington, Bedfordshire, England. She married Thomas Whiting-1044.

Other marriages:
Ward, John
Cook, William

CENSUS 1841 Upper End, Ashton, FHL film 0438873 Enumerator 2, page 8, folio 7. Not born in county, age 40.

MARRIAGE (1849) from parish records NRO ref. 17p/119, no 49, aged 49, named as widow Whiting of Ashton, but she signed her name as Ann Whiting.

CENSUS 1851 Ashton, FHL film 0087692 Enumerator 14, folio 329 page 10, no 36. Age 50, a lace maker.

MARRIAGE (1858) from Ashton parish records, NRO ref. 17p/119, no. 85, a widow of Ashton of full age.

CENSUS 1861 Ashton village, FHL film 0542722 Enumerator 2, folio 14 page 8, no 42. Age 60 a lace maker, with her son-in-law's family, though not mother of wife. Married so husband probably elsewhere. Listed as Mary A.

They had the following children:

  M i Austin Masters Whiting-1252
  F ii Sarah Whiting-1863 was christened on 5 Aug 1821 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She was buried on 2 Dec 1822 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/3, no. 87.

BURIAL from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/9, no. 70, aged 1.
  M iii John Whiting-1253 was born about 1823 in , Northamptonshire, England. He was christened on 31 Aug 1823 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/3, no. 112.

CENSUS 1841 Upper End, Ashton, FHL film 0438873 Enumerator 2, page 8, folio 7. Born in county, age 16.
  M iv James Whiting-1254 was born about 1825 in , Northamptonshire, England. He was christened on 7 Oct 1827 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/3, no. 161.

CENSUS 1841 Upper End, Ashton, FHL film 0438873 Enumerator 2, page 8, folio 7. Born in county, age 15.
  M v George Whiting-1255 was christened on 6 Nov 1829 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/3, no. 178. He was originally listed as Sarah but then changed to George. (I had listed Sarah for this baptism in error, she is now deleted).

CENSUS 1841 Upper End, Ashton, FHL film 0438873 Enumerator 2, page 8, folio 7. Born in county, age 11.
  F vi Elizabeth Whiting-1861 was christened on 2 Dec 1831 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She died on 16 Dec 1831. She was buried on 18 Dec 1831 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/3, no. 206, notation states "dead within the month". Twin.

BURIAL from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/9, no. 140, aged 14 days.
  M vii Percy Whiting-1862 was christened on 2 Dec 1831 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He died on 23 Dec 1831. He was buried on 25 Dec 1831 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/3, no. 206a notation states "dead within the month".
Twins.

BURIAL from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/9, no. 142, aged 21 days.
  M viii Thomas Whiting-1256 was christened on 21 Apr 1833 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/3, no. 218.

CENSUS 1841 Upper End, Ashton, FHL film 0438873 Enumerator 2, page 8, folio 7. Born in county, age 8.
  M ix William Whiting-1257 was born about 1835 in , , England.

CENSUS 1841 Upper End, Ashton, FHL film 0438873 Enumerator 2, page 8, folio 7. Born in county, age 5.

CENSUS 1851 of Roade, enumerator 2, folio 260, page 39, schedule no.155. Age 15, a tailor apprentice with the house of tailor William Foddy.
  M x Thomas Whiting-1865 was christened on 4 Jan 1836 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/3, no. 249.
  F xi Elizabeth Whiting-1045
  F xii Harriett Whiting-844

Cook-1050 [Parents] was born about 1820 in , , England.

The parent of a child living with William Cook as grand-child in 1851. This person may be male or female.

She had the following children:

  F i Sarah Cook-1049 was born about 1843 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1851 Ashton, FHL film 0087692 Enumerator 14, folio 329 page 10, no 36. Age 7. Grandchild of the parents in this house.

Thomas Wise-853 was born about 1780 in , , England. He died before 1851. He married Ann-1051.

KNOWN from Mary Ann and Susannah's weddings, he was a carpenter. It cannot be sure that he was the husband on Ann and the mother of Elizabeth but it seems to fit!

Ann-1051 was born about 1781 in Yardley Gobion, Northamptonshire, England. She was buried on 27 Sep 1856 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She married Thomas Wise-853.

CENSUS 1851 Ashton, FHL film 0087692 Enumerator 14, folio 330 page 11, no 43. Age 69 a pauper, staying with her daughter and son-in-law.

BURIAL from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/9, no. 361, listed as Ann Wyse, aged 74.

NOTE there is no proof that she was the mother of Mary and Susannah. However Mary and Elizabeth married brothers so it would be strange if they were not sisters. It is interesting to note that the third "sister" married a man with her surname.

They had the following children:

  F i Elizabeth Wise-699
  F ii Mary A Wise-865
  F iii Susannah Wise-1875

Edmund Elmes-1272 [Parents] was christened on 24 May 1789 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He married Sarah Longstaff-1273 on 8 Feb 1810 in Roade, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref.17p/19, no numbers here. Name looks more like Edward here.

CENSUS 1841 he was not with the family here.

NOTE first name from marriage of Ann in 1850, a labourer.

NOTE the list of villages in 1853 by the Rev Neely lists Edmund Elmes & wife with a daughter & child as Methodists.

NOTE Marriage detail from Gerri Burgess, also baptismal date, though this baptism appears to be for an Edward..

CENSUS 1851 Ashton, FHL film 0087692 Enumerator 14, folio 330 page 11, no 44. Age 62, an ag. lab.

CENSUS 1861 Ashton village, FHL film 0542722 Enumerator 2, folio 14 page 9, no 48. Age 73, an ag.lab. wiodower, living alone.

CENSUS 1871 Ashton, FHL film 838793 Enumerator 2, folio 60 page 13, no 67, on the third main road in the village. Age 84, a widower, a pauper, living alone.

Sarah Longstaff-1273 [Parents] was born about 1790 in , Northamptonshire, England. She was buried on 2 Dec 1855 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She married Edmund Elmes-1272 on 8 Feb 1810 in Roade, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1841 Upper End, Ashton, FHL film 0438873 Enumerator 2, page 10, folio 8. Born in county, age 50, a lace maker.

NOTE surname from Gerri Burgess, also marriage date and place.

CENSUS 1851 Ashton, FHL film 0087692 Enumerator 14, folio 330 page 11, no 44. Age 59.

BURIAL from Ashton parish records, NRO ref. 17p9, no. 356, aged 65.

They had the following children:

  M i John Elmes-2129 was christened on 21 Oct 1810 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He was buried on 5 May 1816 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref.17p/19, no numbers here.

BURIAL from Ashton parish records, NRO ref. 17p9, no. 20, aged 5, parents named.

NOTE the Bishop's Transcripts also lists the baptism of a John, son of Edmund and Sarh for 24 May 1811. Did the one baptised in 1810 die and the one baptised in 1811 die aged 5?
  F ii Elizabeth Elmes-2128 was christened on 17 Nov 1811 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref.17p/19, no numbers here.
  M iii Jabez Elmes-1538
  M iv Noah Elmes-1539 was christened on 14 Dec 1817 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from parish records. NRO ref. 7p/3, no.46.
  M v John Elmes-1274 was christened on 29 Sep 1822 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from parish records. NRO ref. 7p/3, no.101.

CENSUS 1841 Upper End, Ashton, FHL film 0438873 Enumerator 2, page 10, folio 8. Born in county, age 15.
  M vi George Elmes-2603 was born on 31 Jan 1825 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He was christened on 4 Mar 1834 in Towcester Methodist Circuit.

BIRTH & BAPTISM from Towcester Methodist records as researched by Mary Taylor. (e-mail 14 Jan 2001). Note big gap between birth and baptismal dates.
  F vii Ann Elmes-1275
  F viii Mary Elmes-1276
  F ix Elizabeth Elms-1278

James Baldwin-3209 [Parents] was born on 25 Mar 1792 in Potterspury, Northamptonshire, England. He married Sarah-3208.

KNOWN from information from Ken Sainsbury (e-mail (17 Oct 2001), data from Family Search site. He was a tailor, living at Grafton Regis at the time of the 1841 census. Siblings from Ancestral File.

Sarah-3208 was born about 1795 in , , England. She married James Baldwin-3209.

NAME from Ken Sainsbury (e-mail (17 Oct 2001), data from Family Search site. Birth date my estimate.

They had the following children:

  F i Louise Baldwin-936

James Lepper-1059 was born about 1792 in Paulerspury, Northamptonshire, England. He was buried on 20 Apr 1859 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He married Elizabeth-2945 on 16 Aug 1827 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

MARRIAGE from Ashton parish register, NRO ref. 17p/4, no. 191.

CENSUS 1841 Upper End, Ashton, FHL film 0438873 Enumerator 2, page 11, folio 9. Born in county, age 45, surname is Lepper here, and this fits with local usage. A mason.

CENSUS 1851 Ashton, FHL film 0087692 Enumerator 14, folio 330 page 12, no 47. Age 58, a journeyman mason. Surname reads Leppin here.

BURIAL from Ashton Parish Records, NRO ref 17p/9, no.379, aged 68.

NOTE in the Ashton Methodist Class lists for 1827, 1828, 1831, 1833 and 1836 he is listed as a member for each year. This information is from Mary Taylor.

Elizabeth-2945 was born about 1782 in Great Horton, Northamptonshire, England. She was buried on 20 Nov 1862 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She married James Lepper-1059 on 16 Aug 1827 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

Other marriages:
Robinson, Thomas

MARRIAGE from Ashton parish register, NRO ref. 17p/4, no. 191. Listed as Elizabeth Robinson, but I am assuming this was her marriage name and that she was a widow at this time. This matches with records of grandchildren in the 1851 census.

CENSUS 1841 Upper End, Ashton, FHL film 0438873 Enumerator 2, page 11, folio 9. Born in county, age 55. A mason.

CENSUS 1851 Ashton, FHL film 0087692 Enumerator 14, folio 330 page 12, no 47. Age 68. He was a journeyman mason.

NOTE The Rev Neely's "census" of 1853 lists a grandaughter still with them.

BURIAL from Ashton Parish Records, NRO ref 17p/9, no.403, aged 82.

NOTE in the Ashton Methodist Class lists for 1827, 1828, 1831, 1833 and 1836 she is listed as a member for each year. This information is from Mary Taylor.

NOTE the Scrapbook of Ashton (1953) (Page 12, col.1) speculates that he came to Ashton as a mason in connection with the railway. It correctly links him to Paulerspury, though by inference with other masons of that name there.


Thomas Robinson-1063 [Parents] was christened on 11 Oct 1812 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/19. He is listed here as Thomas Robason.

KNOWN first from his daughter in 1851 census, and from her marriage where he is listed as a baker..

He had the following children:

  F i Mary Robinson-1287 was born about 1827 in , Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1841 Upper End, Ashton, FHL film 0438873 Enumerator 2, page 11, folio 9. Born in county, age 13, with the Lepper family, and her sister. Elizabeth Lepper had been a Robinson.
  F ii Elizabeth Ann Robinson-298

Thomas Adam Cole-149 [Parents] was born about 1815 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He was christened on 12 Mar 1815 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He was buried on 31 Jul 1877 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He married Ann-1065.

Other marriages:
, Elizabeth

BAPTISM from praish records, NRO ref 7p/3 no.19.

CENSUS 1851 Ashton, FHL film 0087692 Enumerator 14, folio 330 page 12, no 49. Age 36, an ag. lab, named Coles here.

CENSUS 1861 Ashton village, FHL film 0542722 Enumerator 2, folio 15 page 10, no 53. Age 46. an ag lab. surname Coles here.

CENSUS 1871 Ashton, FHL film 838793 Enumerator 2, folio 56 page 4, no 16, on main road. Age 56, an ag.lab.

BURIAL from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/9, no.517, age 62. Second name given here.

Ann-1065 was born about 1813 in Hushenes Bosworth, Leicestershire, England. She was buried on 17 Dec 1854 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She married Thomas Adam Cole-149.

CENSUS 1851 Ashton, FHL film 0087692 Enumerator 14, folio 330 page 12, no 49. Age 37.

BURIAL from Ashton parish records, NRO ref. 7p/9, no. 348, aged 41.

They had the following children:

  M i John Coles-861 was born about 1841 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He was christened on 6 Nov 1841 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from praish records, NRO ref 7p/3 no.333.

CENSUS 1851 Ashton, FHL film 0087692 Enumerator 14, folio 330 page 12, no 49. Age 9.

CENSUS 1861 Ashton village, FHL film 0542722 Enumerator 2, folio 15 page 10, no 53. Age 19, a railway engine fireman.
  M ii James Cole-1066 was born in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He was christened on 24 Dec 1843 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from praish records, NRO ref 7p/3 no.352.

CENSUS 1851 Ashton, FHL film 0087692 Enumerator 14, folio 330 page 12, no 49. Age 7, a scholar.
  M iii Thomas Cole-1506 was christened on 8 Jul 1849 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He was buried on 12 Jul 1849 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from praish records, NRO ref 7p/3 no.412.

BURIAL from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/9, no.307, an infant.

John Summerton-985 was born about 1757 in , , England. He was buried on 24 Mar 1828 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He married Anne Bass-850 on 5 Oct 1779 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BIRTH date based on age at death.

MARRIAGE from parish records, NRO ref 17p/4, no.62. Listed as John Summerthorne.

NOTE listed as a labourer in 1794 at baptism of Susanna.

BURIAL from Ashton parish records, NRO ref. 17p/9, no 111, age 71.

Anne Bass-850 was born about 1758 in , , England. She was buried on 19 Jan 1825 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She married John Summerton-985 on 5 Oct 1779 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BIRTH date based on age at death.

MARRIAGE from parish records, NRO ref 17p/4, no.62.

BURIAL from Ashton parish records, NRO ref. 17p/9, no 89, aged 67.

They had the following children:

  F i Elizabeth Summerton-1147
  F ii Mary Summerton-1034
  F iii Sarah Summerton-3290 was born before 1786. She was buried on 18 Apr 1786 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BURIAL from Ashton parish records, Bishop's Transcripts, LDS film 1952292.
  F iv Sarah Summerton-72
  M v John Summerton-2318 was christened on 13 Oct 1789 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTIM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref. 17p/19, not numbered.
  F vi Charlotte Summerton-2317 was christened on 4 Aug 1791 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She was buried on 9 Aug 1791 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTIM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref. 17p/19, not numbered.

BURIAL from same records.
  F vii Susanna Summerton-2320
  M viii Thomas Summerton-826

Richard Timbs-1069 [Parents] was born about 1822 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He was christened on 25 Oct 1822 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He died in Apr 1882. He married Hannah Shakeshaft-1070 about Jun 1847 in Potterspury,Northamptonshire,England.

Other marriages:
Harris, Ruth

BAPTISM from Ashton Parish Records, NRO ref. 17p/3 no. 103.

CENSUS 1841 The Green, Ashton, FHL film 0438873 Enumerator 2, page 5, folio 6. Born in county, age 15, with his family at home.

MARRIAGE from freeBMD in the Potterspury registration district 2nd qtr. 1847. ref. XV/531.

CENSUS 1851 Ashton, FHL film 0087692 Enumerator 14, folio 331 page 13, no 51. Age 28, a journeyman shoemaker.

CENSUS 1861 at 6 Dover Stret, Northampton (st Giles). ref RG9/934 folio 53, page 24, sch.143. Age 38, a widower and a boot blocker.

MARRIAGE (1861) from FreeBMD in the Potterspury Registration district, 2nd quarter 1861, ref 3b/51.

CENSUS 1881 6 Dover Street, Northampton St Giles, Northampton, England. FHL Film 1341372 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1544 Folio 81 Page 27, age 58, shoe blocker, of Ashton.

DEATH date from Mary McGinnis.

Hannah Shakeshaft-1070 [Parents] was born about 1823 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She was christened on 4 Jan 1824 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She was buried on 20 Apr 1854 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She married Richard Timbs-1069 about Jun 1847 in Potterspury,Northamptonshire,England.

BAPTISM from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/3, no. 116.

MARRIAGE (1847) from freeBMD in the Potterspury registration district 2nd qtr. 1847. ref. XV/531. This marriage is listed together with that of her brother Charles. I have the date of his wedding as 26 June, so hers must have been about then.

CENSUS 1851 Ashton, FHL film 0087692 Enumerator 14, folio 331 page 13, no 51. Age 27 a dressmaker and milliner.

BURIAL from Ashton Parish Records, NRO ref. 17p/9, no. 342, aged 30, was living in the St Giles parish of Northampton.

They had the following children:

  F i Elizabeth Timbs-1071 was born about 1848 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1851 Ashton, FHL film 0087692 Enumerator 14, folio 331 page 13, no 51. Age 2.

CENSUS 1861 at 6 Dover Stret, Northampton (st Giles). ref RG9/934 folio 53, page 24, sch.143. Age 12, a boot closer.
  M ii William Timbs-1072 was born about Jun 1850 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He was buried on 20 Dec 1863 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1851 Ashton, FHL film 0087692 Enumerator 14, folio 331 page 13, no 51. Age 10 months.

CENSUS 1861 at 6 Dover Stret, Northampton (st Giles). ref RG9/934 folio 53, page 24, sch.143. Age 10. a scholar.

BURIAL from Ashton Parish Records, NRO ref. 17p/9, no. 413, aged 12.

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