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Samuel ASHE (of Langley Burrell), MP Heytesbury & Chippenham
Sir John JAMES of Heston, Middlesex
Dorothy LANE Countess Dowager of Denbigh
Joseph ASHE MP for Chippenham
Elizabeth JAMES
Squire and Rev. Robert ASHE


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Squire and Rev. Robert ASHE

  • Born: 1718, Langley Burrell, Wiltshire, England
  • Christened: 7 Aug 1718, Langley Burrell, Wiltshire, England
  • Marriage: Sarah KNAPP
  • Died: 4 Jan 1774, Langley Burrell, Wiltshire, England aged 56

bullet  General Notes:

Built the new Langley House Manor around 1770.
Robert Ashe was both Squire and (in 1744) Rector of the Parish.

Extract from England Births and Christenings
Name: Robert Ashe
Baptised: 7 August 1718 at Langley Burrell, Wiltshire, England
Father: Joseph Ashe

Extract from "Alumni Oxonienses: The Members of the University of Oxford, 1715-1886" by Joseph Foster (1891)
Ashe, Robert, son of Joseph, of Langley, Wilts, gent. Worcester College, matriculated 3 April 1738, aged 19. B.A. 26 January 1741-2. Robert Ashe, of Langley Burrell, Wilts., died 4 January 1774.

Extract from "A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland: Vol. I" by Sir Bernard Burke (1879)
Ashe of Langley:
Samuel Ashe, Esq., of Langley Burrell, married Anne, daughter of Oliver Pleydell, Esq., of Coleshill, Berks, died 1704, and was succeeded by his son, Joseph Ashe, Esq., of Langley, who married Elizabeth, daughter of Sir John James, by Dorothy his wife, Countess of Denbigh, died 1725. His son, Robert Ashe, Esq., of Langley, married Sarah Knapp, and was succeeded by his son, Robert Ashe, Esq., of Langley, married Thermuthis, daughter of Samuel Martyn, Esq., of Kennett, Wilts.

Extract from "Obituary prior to 1800: A General Nomenclature and Obituary" by Sir William Musgrave (1901)
Ash, Rob. (Rev.), Langley Burel, Wilts. 4 Jan. 1774.


Robert married Sarah KNAPP. (Sarah KNAPP was born in 1728, christened on 22 Aug 1728 in Westwood, Wiltshire, England and died on 10 Oct 1772.)

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