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Joseph Rutter ASHE

  • Born: 9 Jun 1779
  • Christened: 30 Jun 1779, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
  • Marriage: Catherine CARTWRIGHT on 6 Aug 1808 in Braddon, Isle of Man, England
  • Died: Feb 1861 aged 81
  • Buried: 16 Feb 1861, Walton On The Hill, Lancashire, England

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Extract from England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes
Name: Joseph Ash
Baptised: 30 June 1779 at Liverpool, Lancashire
Father: John Ash
Mother: Sarah Ash

Extract from "Reynolds-Rathbone Diaries and Letters: 1753-1839" edited by Mrs Eustace Greg (1905)
24th January, Wednesday, 1787: Went over to Cornhill. Bessy returned with me, called on my Aunt's and at shops. John and Joe Ash and Bessy at dinner. Finished the marmalade. W.R. packed up the boxes for Shropshire.
27th January, Saturday, 1787: Set out for Newton. John and Joe Ash, Bessy and me in a chaise; W.R. on horseback. Breakfasted at Ormskirk, dined at Preston, drank tea at Blackburn, and lodged at Burnley.
19th January, Tuesday, 1793: Went to York Street with W.R. and the children. Crossed the water with Joe Ash, Hannah, nurse, and Thomas. Dined at Chester, slept at Wrexham.
30th January, Saturday, 1793: Walked with my father in the new Wood. My sister and her little boy at dinner and tea. Returned with them and Joe Ash to the Bank in the evening.
19th August, Monday, 1793: Preparing Joe Ash's clothes for his going to school, and sent him in the afternoon.
3rd September, Tuesday, 1793: Sewing and attending to the children. Joe Ash and two of his schoolfellows came to tea.
22nd February, Sunday, 1795: Joe Ash decidedly ill with the measles. Dr. called in the morning and in the evening; staid supper.
27th February, Friday, 1795: Joe Ash came into my room and drank tea with hannah, etc. Dr. Rutter at dinner, and came again and staid supper; gave Hannah an emetic.
28th February, Saturday, 1795: Joe Ash came downstairs. Dr. Rutter called in the morning.

The Baptism Records at the Church of St. Mary for his children indicate that he was a Revenue Officer in the Customs.

Extract from "The Universal Magazine" (1806)
Ashe, J. R., Ormkirk, Lancashire, draper.

Extract from the Morning Chronicle, dated Wednesday, 17 September 1806
Joseph Rutter Ashe, of Ormskirk, Lancaster, draper; Oct. 10, 11, and 28, at one, at the George Inn, Dale Street, Liverpool. Attornies, Messrs. Swain and Stevens, Old Jewry.

Extract from "The Literary Panorama" by Charles Taylor (1807)

Joseph Rutter Ashe, Omskirk, Lancashire, draper.

Extract from "The National Register" (1808)
Tuesday's London Gazette:
April 25, Joseph Rutter Ashe, Ormskirk, Lancashire, draper, at twelve, at the George Inn, Liverpool.

Extract from "The London Gazette"
Insolvent Debtor -- Dividend
Whereas the Assignee of the estate and effects of Joseph Rutter Ashe, late of Stanhope Street, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, in the County of Lancaster, Landing Waiter in His Majesty's Customs for the Port of Liverpool, an Insolvent Debtor, lately a prisoner in the Gaol of Liverpool, in the said County of Lancaster, hath caused his account of the said estate and effects, duly sworn to, to be filed in the Court for Relief of Insolvent Debtors; the Creditors of the said Insolvent are requested to meet the Assignee at the Office of Mr. Marmaduke Foster, in Basnett Street, Liverpool on the 4th of February next, at Twelve o'Clock at Noon precisely, when and where the said Assignee will declare the amount of the balance in his hands, and proceed to make a Dividend with the same amongst the Creditors whose debts are admitted in the schedule sworn to by the Insolvent, in proportion to the amount thereof, subject to such correction of the rights to receive dividends as may be made according to the Statute. If any person has a demand which is stated in the schedule but is disputed therein, either in whole or in part,; of if the said Insolvent, the said Assignee, or any Creditor, objects to any debt mentioned therein, such claims and objections must be brought forward at the said meeting, in order that proceedings may be had for the examination and decision of the same according to the Statute.

Extract from Isle of Man Parish Registers
Name: Joseph Rutter Ashe
Spouse: Catherine Cartwright
Marriage Date: 6 August 1808
Marriage Place: Braddan, Isle of Man
Actual hand-written record:
Joseph Rutter Ashe and Catherine Cartwright, both of this Parish, were married in this Church by Special License this 6th Day of August 1808, By me:
Thomas Sandford, A.M., . . . Vice Curate;
Chaplain in Ordinary to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales.
This marriage was solemnized between us:
Joseph Rutter Ashe
C. Ashe, late Cartwright
In presence of:
Thos. Cartwright
John Cartwright
Philip Yongte

Extract from "The Law Adertiser, Vol. IX" (1831)
Petitions to be heard before the Commissioners on the Circuits; Tuesday, April 5 at 10, in Liverpool, in the County of Lancaster, at the Court House.
Ashe, Joseph Rutter, formerly of Westmoreland-place, Liverpool, afterwards of Walton-brock, afterwards of Willow-bank, both near Liverpool, landing waiter, ship-owner and ship-breaker, afterwards of Christian-street, afterwards of Gill-street, afterwards of Beach-street, all in Liverpool, and late of Stanhope-street, Toxteth-park, near Liverpool, landing waiter only, all in Lancashire.

Extract from the Chester Chronicle, dated Friday, 10 November 1837
The Court for Relief of Insolvent Debtors.
The Matters of the Petitions and Schedules of the Prisoners hereinafter named, the same having been filed in the Court, are appointed to be heard as follows: at the Court House, at Chester Castle, in the county of Chester, on the 2nd day of December, 1837, at the hour of nine in the morning precisely.
JOSEPH RUTTER ASHE, formerly of Chatham Street, Liverpool, Lancashire, landing waiter, for that port, and late of Lower Bebbington, near Neston, Cheshire, in no business.

Extract from the Chester Chronicle, dated Friday, 8 December 1837
Insolvent Debtors Court.
On the 4th instant the following Insolvents were brought up to be heard at the Court House, in this city, before William J. Law, Esq.:
In Chester Castle:
Prisoner's Name: Joseph Rutter Ashe
Attorney: Mr. Cunnah.
Result: Discharged.

Extract from England and Wales Census, 1841
Name: Joseph Rutter Ash
Age: 60
Registration District: Great Boughton
Sub-District: Castle
County: Cheshire

Extract from England Deaths and Burials
Name: Joseph Rutter Ashe
Burial Date: 16 February 1861
Burial Place: Walton-On-The-Hill, Lancaster, England
Age: 81
Birthdate: 1780


Joseph married Catherine CARTWRIGHT on 6 Aug 1808 in Braddon, Isle of Man, England. (Catherine CARTWRIGHT was born in 1776, died on 18 Feb 1853 in Oxton, Birkenhead, England and was buried on 21 Feb 1853 in Walton On The Hill, Lancashire, England.)

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