HISTORY OF THE ASHLEY NAME (Source www.surnamedb.com)
long-established surname is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and is locational from any
of the numerous places thus called, for example, Ashley in
The surname is first
recorded in the latter half of the 12th Century (see below), and other early
recordings include: Robert de Aslegh, who appears in the 1273 Hundred Rolls of Devon,
and a Robert de Ashley, recorded in the 1281 Court Rolls of Wiltshire. The
marriage of Richard Reeve and Anne Ashley was recorded in
Our Ashley family including Davidge
1. ~ ~ ~ ANN ASHELY was born Abt. 1805 and was baptized on 23 October
1808 in Laverton,
> Refer to the DAVIDGE family for more information about the Davidge family and the children of William and Ann.
Siblings of ANN ASHLEY included:
JAMES ASHLEY, baptized 14 July 1811 in Laverton,
FANNY ASHLEY, baptized 1814 in Laverton,
ELIZA ASHLEY, baptized 27 January 1819 in Laverton,
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