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From: "Kathy Witheridge" <kathpaul(a)ebtech.net>
Sent: Friday, August 27, 2004 1:46 PM
Subject: Re: [DEV] Coles and Ashtons in Pyworthy and Bradworthy
Matthew married Grace Ashton of Bradworthy
> (b.1804) in Bradworthy on 31 Mar 1824. They had their children
> Devon, then emigrated to Ontario. Can anyone help me verify or add to
> this information?
I have the Bradworthy Parish Registers and have found the following:
Aug 4, 1803 - Grace Ashton, d/o Samuel and Elizabeth Ashton
I cannot find a marriage for Samuel Ashton to Elizabeth, but their
children are as follows:
Sep 22, 1799 - Samuel Ashton, s/o Samuel Ashton, jr and Elizabeth
Nov 25, 1801 - Lawrence Ashton, s/o Samuel Ashton and Elizabeth (born
Aug 10, 1801)
Aug 4, 1803 - Grace Ashton, d/o Samuel Ashton and Elizabeth
May 30, 1805 - Thomas Ashton, s/o Samuel Ashton and Elizabeth (born
May 16, 1805)
Jul 30, 1807 - John Ashton, s/o Samuel Ashton and Elizabeth (born Jul
Aug 18, 1811 - William Ashton, s/o Samuel Ashton and Elizabeth
Dec 12, 1813 - Elizabeth Ashton, d/ Samuel Ashton and Elizabeth
All of the above were bapt., at Bradworthy, Devon
Mar 31, 1824 - Matthew Cole of Pyeworthy and Grace Ashton of
Bradworthy - WITS: Samuel Ashton and Thomas Wade
I cannot find any children for Matthew Cole and Grace Ashton.
I do hope that this is of some help to you.
> Thanks so much,
> Susan (Massachusetts)
Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
Regarding the above posts, I find a couple of things rather interesting!
The info/data I have has only recently been sent to me and I've not yet
quite sorted out the relationships to me!
We have a Samuel ASHTON married at Bradworthy 23rd February 1759 to Margaret
TREMEER. Plus we have WITHERIDGE/WETHERIDGE connections to these names,
which lead directly to our CLARKs of Lower Dunn Farm, Littleham (by
What other surnames do either of you have in connection to your main
interests? We have several others ourselves.
Kingston, Ontario, Canada.