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Historical References

"ASHBY. From Ashby in England, "a local name occurring 18 times in the Gazetteer, mostly in the cos. of Lincoln, Leicester, and Northampton." William de Asseby and his son Peter de Asseby had dealings with Dryburgh Abbey concerning the lands of Ingelbriston c. 1200-1203 (Dryburgh, p. 160-163). George Ashbie weaver in Edinburgh, 1680 (Edinb. Man.). 0 "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Ashby Genealogy

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