Families of Ashton (near Roade), Northamptonshire,England


William Geary-1549 [Parents] was born about 1829 in Hanslope, Buckinghamshire, England. He married Ann Elmes-1275 on 9 Nov 1857 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

MARRIAGE from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/119, no. 80, a widow of full age, a labourer of Castle Thorpe.

CENSUS 1881 on CD. At Castle Thorpe, Buckingham, England. HL Film 1341359 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1482 Folio 141 Page 6. Age 51, a Labourer of Hanslope.

Ann Elmes-1275 [Parents] was born on 25 Mar 1829 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She was christened on 4 Mar 1834 in Towcester Methodist Circuit. She married William Geary-1549 on 9 Nov 1857 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

Other marriages:
Wickens, Thomas

BIRTH & BAPTISM from Towcester Methodist records as researched by Mary Taylor. (e-mail 14 Jan 2001).

CENSUS 1841 Upper End, Ashton, FHL film 0438873 Enumerator 2, page 10, folio 8. Born in county, age 12.

MARRIAGE (1850) Ashton Parish Records NRO ref 17p/119, no 53, spinster aged 21.

MARRIAGE (1857) from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/119, no. 80, a widow of full age, of Ashton.

CENSUS 1881 on CD. At Castle Thorpe, Buckingham, England. HL Film 1341359 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1482 Folio 141 Page 6. Age 52.

They had the following children:

  M i John Geary-3350 was born about 1867 in Castle Thorpe, Buckinghamshire, England.

CENSUS 1881 on CD. At Castle Thorpe, Buckingham, England. HL Film 1341359 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1482 Folio 141 Page 6. Age 13, a scholar.
  M ii Henry E Geary-3351 was born about 1870 in Castle Thorpe, Buckinghamshire, England.

CENSUS 1881 on CD. At Castle Thorpe, Buckingham, England. HL Film 1341359 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1482 Folio 141 Page 6. Age 10.
  F iii Mary E Geary-3352 was born about 1875 in Castle Thorpe, Buckinghamshire, England.

CENSUS 1881 on CD. At Castle Thorpe, Buckingham, England. HL Film 1341359 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1482 Folio 141 Page 6. Age 5.

John Geary-2475 was born before 1810 in , , England.

KNOWN only from remarriage of his son, a labourer, possibly of Castle Thorpe from where his son was married.

He had the following children:

  M i William Geary-1549

Benjamin Goodridge-1881 [Parents] was christened on 13 Oct 1811 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He married Leannah Balding-1554 on 30 Dec 1834 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

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

MARRIAGE from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/8, no.10, bachelor of the parish.

NOTE from baptism of daughter in 1835 he was a labourer.

Leannah Balding-1554 was born before 1816 in , , England. She married Benjamin Goodridge-1881 on 30 Dec 1834 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

MARRIAGE from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/8, no.10, spinster of the parish.

They had the following children:

  F i Emily Goodridge-1882 was christened on 22 Nov 1835 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/3, no. 247. Surname spelled Gooderidge here.

Henry Weston-620 [Parents] was born about 1828 in , , England. He died on 28 Nov 1900 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He was buried on 3 Dec 1900 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He married Mary-1856.

KNOWN from baptism of four children at the same time, of Hartwell, a farmer.

CENSUS 1841 The Harren Hill, Ashton, FHL film 0438873 Enumerator 2, page 12, folio 9. Born in county, age 10.

CENSUS 1851 Ashton, FHL film 0087692 Enumerator 14, folio 332 page 16, no 62. Age 22.

NOTE named at marriage of his daughter Elizabeth in 1889, a farmer.

NOTE four children baptised together in 1892, then a farmer of Hartwell.

DEATH from gravestone as recorded in the NFHS booklet, grave no. 110.

BURIAL from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/9, no. 644, aged 72, of Hartwell.

Mary-1856 was born about 1838 in , , England. She died on 12 Oct 1907 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She was buried on 17 Oct 1907 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She married Henry Weston-620.

DEATH from gravestone as recorded in the NFHS booklet, grave no. 110, with her husband.

BURIAL from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/9, no. 672, age 69, of Puiden End Manor, Hanslope. Note in margin says her husband had been buried as no. 644 and son as no. 658 (see Henry and Oliver).

They had the following children:

  M i Thomas Weston-3780 was born about Mar 1860 in , , England. He died on 1 Aug 1863 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

DEATH from gravestone as recorded in the NFHS booklet, grave no.27, where he is listed on his grand-father's grave as dying aged 3 years and 3 months.

NOTE only one son of John Weston known, but could be child of an unknown child of John.
  M ii John Henry Weston-534
  F iii Elizabeth Weston-544
  M iv William Weston-542 was born about 1864 in Hartwell, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1891 Ashton, FHL film 6096299 RG12/1189, Enumerator 2, folio 13 page 8, no 65, at Bozenham Mill. Age 26, living with his sister-in-law (his brother's widow), a miller.

CENSUS 1901 of Ashton, Northamptonshire, PRO ref RG13/1413, enumerator 2, folio 15, page 9, schedule 65, in Bozenham Mill House, age 34, occupation listed as farmer's son. He is single, but he has possission of the mill with his sister in law, and he children..
  F v Mabel Weston-1859 was born on 18 Jul 1874. She was christened on 28 Apr 1892 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/3, no. 710, four children baptised together some, long after birth.
  M vi Bernard Weston-1857 was born on 31 Mar 1876. He was christened on 28 Apr 1892 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/3, no. 709, four children baptised together some, long after birth.
  F vii Cassandra Weston-1858 was born on 4 Apr 1877. She was christened on 28 Apr 1892 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/3, no. 711, four children baptised together some, long after birth.
  M viii Oliver Weston-1860 was born on 10 May 1882. He was christened on 28 Apr 1892 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He was buried on 2 Sep 1903 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/3, no. 712, four children baptised together some, long after
birth. Of Hartwell.

BURIAL from Ashton parish records, NRO ref 17p/9, no. 658, aged 22, of Hanslope.

John Francis Harris-1516 [Parents] was born about 1843 in Roby, Lancs, England. He married Clara Wilding-627 on 26 Dec 1871 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1861 Shutlanger, Northants. Film no. 542722, page 11 no.62 Age 18, Occupation carpenter.

CENSUS 1871 Shutlanger, Northants. Film no. 838792, page 11 no.64 Age 27, Occupation carpenter.

MARRIAGE from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/119, no. 125, a 29 year old bachelor, carpenter of Shutlanger.

NOTE see Stoke Bruerne file for his parents.

Clara Wilding-627 [Parents] was born about 1850 in Roade, Northamptonshire, England. She married John Francis Harris-1516 on 26 Dec 1871 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1871 Ashton, FHL film 838793 Enumerator 2, folio 56 page 5, no 28, on second main road. Age 20, a school mistress.

MARRIAGE from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/119, no. 125, aged 21 a school misstress of Ashton (1871).

They had the following children:

  M i Harry Harris-1561 was christened on 19 Apr 1874 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/3, no. 590, listed as of Towcester, baptised in mother's home church.
  M ii Frank Harris-1562 was christened on 16 Jul 1876 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/3, no. 600, listed of Towcester, baptised in his mother's home village.

Eli Harris-1515.

KNOWN from his son's marriage. If I have connected the correct person, then his wife is in the census in Shutlanger, so see the Stoke Bruerne file also. He is listed as a coachman at his son's wedding.

He had the following children:

  M i John Francis Harris-1516

James Hobbs-1514 [Parents] was born about 1850 in London, Middlesex, England. He married Mary Ann Jane Malin-640 on 30 Sep 1875 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

MARRIAGE from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/119, no. 137, a 25 year old (1875) bachelor shoemaker of Leicester.

CENSUS 1881 on CD. At 121 Harrington St, Belgrave, Leicester, England. FHL Film 1341752 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 3154 Folio 90 Page 13. Age 30, a shoe press man.

Mary Ann Jane Malin-640 [Parents] was born about 1851 in Brixworth, Northamptonshire, England. She married James Hobbs-1514 on 30 Sep 1875 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1871 Ashton, FHL film 838793 Enumerator 2, folio 57 page 7, no 35, on second main road. Age 19 a dressmaker living at home.

MARRIAGE from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/119, no. 137, aged 24 (1875) a spinster and dressmaker, full names shown here.

CENSUS 1881 on CD. At 121 Harrington St, Belgrave, Leicester, England. FHL Film 1341752 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 3154 Folio 90 Page 13. Age 29 a dress maker.

They had the following children:

  M i James Ernest Hobbs-1560 was christened on 14 Jan 1877 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/3, no. 605, listed of Ashton.

CENSUS 1881 on CD. At 121 Harrington St, Belgrave, Leicester, England. FHL Film 1341752 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 3154 Folio 90 Page 13. Age 4.

James Hobbs-1559 was born before 1830 in , , England.

KNOWN from marriage of his son, a shoemaker, possibly of Leicester.

He had the following children:

  M i James Hobbs-1514

Jabez Martin-917 [Parents] was born in 1809 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England. He was christened in 1809 in Methodist Church, Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England. He married Amelia Dunsby-1904 on 30 Sep 1828 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

Other marriages:
Shouler, Diana

BAPTISMAL record noted by V Billington on film H224 (pre-1837 birth records. Confirmed by Mary Taylor from Towcester Circuit Methodist Records.

CENSUS 1821 of Stoke Bruerne (gives only rounded ages), page 5, aged 10.

MARRIAGE (1828) from Ashton parish records, NRO ref. 17p/4, no. 192. Named Jabus here.

MARRIAGE (1835) from Parish Records, NRO ref 17p/8, no.11, a widower of the parish.

CENSUS 1841 The Lane, Ashton, FHL film 0438873 Enumerator 2, page 1. Born in county, name could be Masters, age 26, an ag. lab.

CENSUS 1851 Ashton, FHL film 0087692 Enumerator 14, folio 325 page 2, no 8. Age 40, a journeyman carpenter.

NOTE see Stoke Bruerne file for other relatives.

NOTE in the Ashton Methodist Class lists for 1827, 1828, 1831, 1833 and 1836 he is listed for the 1833 record only. This information is from Mary Taylor.

NOTE the Scrapbook of Ashton (page 12, col,1) states that he worked for the Duke of Grafton as a carpenter with a Thomas Martin of Stoke Bruerne.

Amelia Dunsby-1904 [Parents] was christened on 14 Oct 1810 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She was buried on 26 Mar 1834 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She married Jabez Martin-917 on 30 Sep 1828 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

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

MARRIAGE from Ashton parish records, NRO ref. 17p/4, no. 192.

NOTE called Arabella in 1831, probably in error.

BURIAL from Ashton parish records, NRO ref.17p/9, no.158, aged 23, listed as wife of Jabez.

They had the following children:

  M i Thomas William Martin-165
  F ii Mary Maria Martin-1905 was christened on 10 Apr 1831 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref. 17p/3, no. 196. child of Jabus (labouer) and Arabella. I have assumed that Arabella is the same as Amelia, but as the next child was baptised by the Wesleyan minister I may be wrong.

NOTE there is a burial of Mary Martin aged 5 on 28 Dec 1833, but unless Mary Maria was baptised aged 2 this does not fit.
  M iii Joseph Martin-1225 was christened on 18 Sep 1833 in Towcester Methodist Circuit. He was buried on 24 Sep 1833 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BIRTH & BAPTISM from Towcester Methodist records as researched by Mary Taylor. (e-mail 14 Jan 2001).

BURIAL from Ashton parish records, NRO ref.17p/9, no 153, an infant, parents named.

Henry Webster-1569 [Parents] was christened on 4 Jun 1837 in Hartwell, Northamptonshire, England. He married Ann Hodgkinson-1023 on 17 Oct 1864 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Tony Kelly who quotes the Hartwell register entry 350.

MARRIAGE from Parish Records, NRO ref 17p/119, no.108, backelor, labourer of Roade, aged 25 (1864).

NOTE see Roade for later records and family.

Ann Hodgkinson-1023 [Parents] was born about 1839 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She was christened on 15 Feb 1840 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She died on 14 Mar 1924 in Roade, Northamptonshire, England. She married Henry Webster-1569 on 17 Oct 1864 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Parish Records, NRO ref 17p/3, no.314. Surnamed Hodgkins here.

CENSUS 1841 The Green, Ashton, FHL film 0438873 Enumerator 2, page 6, folio 6. Born in county, age 1.

CENSUS 1851 Ashton, FHL film 0087692 Enumerator 14, folio 327 page 6, no 21. Age 11, a lace maker staying with her cousin Jonathan Hodgkins(on).

MARRIAGE from Parish Records, NRO ref 17p/119, no.108, spinster of Northampton age 25.

NOTE see Roade for children.

DEATH from Kathy Richardson (email Aug 2203), from Roade gravestones.

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