Families of Ashton (near Roade), Northamptonshire,England


Thomas Goode-1708 was born before 1836 in , , England.

KNOWN from marriage of his daughter, a labourer.

He had the following children:

  F i Selina Goode-1707

Hugh Higgins-1714 [Parents] was born about 1848 in Hanslope, Buckinghamshire, England. He married Charlotte Robinson-890 on 13 Apr 1869 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/3, no. 118, a 21 year old bachelor, a farmer of Hanslope.

CENSUS 1881 on CD. At Pindon End, Hanslope, Buckingham, England. FHL Film 1341359 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1483 Folio 26 Page 8. Age 32, farmer of 333 acres employing 6 men and 4 boys.

Charlotte Robinson-890 [Parents] was born about 1846 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She was christened on 27 Sep 1846 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She married Hugh Higgins-1714 on 13 Apr 1869 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/3, no. 385, at Ashton Lodge.

CENSUS 1851 Ashwood, Ashton, FHL film 0087692 Enumerator 14, folio 335 page 22, no 81. Age 5.

CENSUS 1861 Ash Wood Lodge, Ashton, FHL film 0542722 Enumerator 2, folio 16 page 12, no 60. Age 14 a scholar.

MARRIAGE from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/119, no. 118, a 22 year old spinster of Ashton.

CENSUS 1881 on CD. At Pindon End, Hanslope, Buckingham, England. FHL Film 1341359 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1483 Folio 26 Page 8. Age 33.

They had the following children:

  F i Ellen Higgins-3353 was born about 1869 in Hanslope, Buckinghamshire, England.

CENSUS 1881 on CD. At Pindon End, Hanslope, Buckingham, England. FHL Film 1341359 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1483 Folio 26 Page 8. Age 11.
  F ii Living

Thomas Higgins-1715 was born before 1830 in , , England.

KNOWN from marriage of son, a farmer, probably of Hanslope.

He had the following children:

  M i Hugh Higgins-1714

George Robinson-1723 was born before 1825 in , , England. He married Louisa-1724.

KNOWN from baptism of children, a bricklayer.

Louisa-1724 was born before 1825 in , , England. She married George Robinson-1723.

KNOWN from baptism of children.

They had the following children:

  F i Delilah Robinson-1725 was christened on 18 Dec 1842 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/3, no. 344.
  M ii George Robinson-1726 was christened on 18 Dec 1842 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/3, no. 345.

Donald Gregory-1727 [Parents] was born about 1828 in , , England. He married Jane Anne Roddis-363 on 4 Aug 1886 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

MARRIAGE from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/119, no. 167, a 28 year old bachelor of Hackney in London, probably a surgeon, possibly a Vetinary surgeon.

Jane Anne Roddis-363 [Parents] was born about 1855 in Bugbrook, Northamptonshire, England. She married Donald Gregory-1727 on 4 Aug 1886 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS in Ashton Lodgee at Ashton. index 1881 FHL Film 1341370 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1537 Folio 17 Page 16 Age 25, unmarried, no occupation listed.

MARRIAGE from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/119, no. 167, a 30 year old spinster of Ashton, middle name given here.


Thomas Gregory-1728 was born before 1810 in , , England.

KNOWN from marriage of his son, either a retired surgeon or a vetinary surgeon.

He had the following children:

  M i Donald Gregory-1727

John Kemp-1730 [Parents] was born before 1839 in , , England. He married Sarah Barbara Scaldwell-1135 on 2 Jan 1860 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

MARRIAGE from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/119, no. 90, a labourer, of full age, a widower of Roade.

Sarah Barbara Scaldwell-1135 [Parents] was born about 1839 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She was christened on 26 Apr 1840 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She married John Kemp-1730 on 2 Jan 1860 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/3, no. 316. second name here and at marriage.

CENSUS 1841 Ashton, FHL film 0438873 Enumerator 2, page 14, folio 10. Born in county, age 1.

CENSUS 1851 Ashton, FHL film 0087692 Enumerator 14, folio 333 page 18, no 69. Age 11, a lace maker.

MARRIAGE from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/119, no. 90, a 19 year old spinster of Ashton.


Bennett Kemp-1731 was born before 1796 in , , England. He married Ann Cleaver-2594.

KNOWN from re-marriage of his son, a labourer.

NOTE his wife is listed in the Methodist baptismal records of the baptism of his daughter Elizabeth Judith. He is listed as a farmer of Hartwell Park in the parish of Hartwell.

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

Ann Cleaver-2594 [Parents] was born before 1796 in , , England. She married Bennett Kemp-1731.

KNOWN from record of baptismal records of Elizabeth Judith Kemp.

They had the following children:

  F i Elizabeth Judith Kemp-2597 was born on 4 Aug 1814 in Greens Northon, Northamptonshire, England. She was christened on 13 Apr 1830 in Towcester Methodist Circuit.

BIRTH & BAPTISM from Towcester Methodist records as researched by Mary Taylor. (e-mail 14 Jan 2001). Note that the gap between birth and baptism is as reported.

NOTE in the Ashton Methodist Class lists for 1827, 1828, 1831, 1833 and 1836 an Elizabeth Kemp is listed as a member for the last year only. This information is from Mary Taylor.
  F ii Ann Kemp-2598
  M iii John Kemp-1730

George Scaldwell-67 [Parents] was born about 1852 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He was buried on 30 Mar 1938 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He married Charlotte Geary-701 on 6 Dec 1892 in Potterspury, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1861 Ashton, FHL film 0542722 Enumerator 2, folio 18 page 17, no 90. Age 8.

CENSUS 1871 Ashton, FHL film 838793 Enumerator 2, folio 58 page 8, no 43, Carville's Yard. Age 18, a carptenter's apprentice.

CENSUS 1881 not living with parents.

CENSUS 1891 Ashton, FHL filem6096299 RG12/1189, Enumerator 2, folio 9 page 2, no 12, at Hillyers Cottages, age 38, unmarried, with parents, occupation shop assistant and carpenter.

MARRIAGE detail from Ruth Bird (July 2003). At the Congregational Chapel.

NOTE the Scrapbook of Ashton (page 11 col 2) states that he and his wife were the last Scaldwells to live in the village. It also notes that he was the first proprietor of Ashton village shop.

KNOWN from baptism of children, a grocer, later a labourer. One more baptisms was recorded after 1901.

CENSUS 1901 of Ashton, Northamptonshire, PRO ref RG13/1413, enumerator 2, folio 13, page 5, schedule 31, in the Cottages in the centre of the village, age 48, an ag.lab.

BURIAL from Ashton Parish records, NRO ref 17p/9, no.784, aged 85.

Charlotte Geary-701 [Parents] was born on 5 Jan 1860 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She was buried on 22 May 1937 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She married George Scaldwell-67 on 6 Dec 1892 in Potterspury, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1861 Ashton, FHL film 0542722 Enumerator 2, folio 17 page 14, no 74. Age 1.

CENSUS 1871 Ashton, FHL film 838793 Enumerator 2, folio 59 page 11, no 58, on the third main road in the village. Age 11, a scholar.

NOTE not found in 1881 census index, unless the Charlotte in London is her and the age is misread for it is given as 31. She was a live-in housemaid at 18 Greville Rd, St Marylebone, London, Middlesex, England. FHL Film 1341036 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0165 Folio 7 Page 7.

KNOWN as Charlotte Scaldwell from baptism of six children (five after 1900). Presumed to be the same as Charlotte Geary from the middle name of Oliver her son.

MARRIAGE from Ruth Bird (July 2003), at Congregational chapel. She had been a servant in Hampstead, London.

CENSUS 1901 of Ashton, Northamptonshire, PRO ref RG13/1413, enumerator 2, folio 13, page 5, schedule 30, in the Cottages in the centre of the village, age 40, a lace maker.

BURIAL from Ashton Parish records, NRO ref 17p/9, no.782, aged 77.

They had the following children:

  M i George Arthur Scaldwell-1734
  M ii Thomas William Scaldwell-1735
  F iii Dorothy Alice Scaldwell-3071 was born about 1895 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She was christened on 25 Aug 1901 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1901 of Ashton, Northamptonshire, PRO ref RG13/1413, enumerator 2, folio 13, page 5, schedule 30, in the Cottages in the centre of the village, age 5.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref. 17p/3, no. 766, the first of three siblings baptised together.

NOTE Marilyn Warne writes from Canada (email June 2006) the Dorothy emigraded to Canda as a new bride.
  M iv Henry Scaldwell-3072 was born about 1898 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. He was christened on 25 Aug 1901 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1901 of Ashton, Northamptonshire, PRO ref RG13/1413, enumerator 2, folio 13, page 5, schedule 30, in the Cottages in the centre of the village, age 2.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref. 17p/3, no. 767, the second of three siblings baptised together.
  M v Oliver Geary Scaldwell-3073 was christened on 25 Aug 1901 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref. 17p/3, no. 768, the third of three siblings baptised together.

NOTE the Scrapbook of Ashton (page 11 col 2) states that he went to Birmingham to work either just before or after the first World War.
  F vi Mary Barbara Scaldwell-3794 was christened on 26 Oct 1902 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She died on 28 Jan 1912 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England. She was buried on 1 Feb 1912 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Ashton parish records, NRO ref. 17p/9, no.772.

DEATH from gravestone as recorded in the NFHS booklet, grave no.130. aged 9.

BURIAL from Ashton parish records, NRO ref. 17p/9, no. 691.

Benjamin Scollet-1738 was born before 1805 in , , England. He married Sophia-1739 before 1824.

KNOWN from baptism of children. A labourer.

Sophia-1739 was born before 1805 in , , England. She married Benjamin Scollet-1738 before 1824.

KNOWN from baptism of children.

They had the following children:

  M i Jacob Scollet-1740 was christened on 16 May 1824 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/3, no. 123.
  M ii Joseph Scollet-1741 was christened on 25 Sep 1825 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/3, no. 137.
  M iii Ruben Scollet-1742 was christened on 27 May 1827 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/3, no. 157.
  M iv Charles Scollet-1743 was christened on 3 May 1829 in Ashton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from parish records, NRO ref. 17p/3, no. 175.

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