Origin and Meaning of the name Ashton
ASHTON is an Old English place name; ton meaning a settlement or village plus the word ash refering to the ash tree.
My connection is Ellen Ashton, who was my paternal grandmoher's grandmother.
My aim would be to find out as much as possible about this branch of the family.
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Ellen Ashton b.1845
Ellen married Robert Anderton and lived at at Back 13 G. Burgess's Close, Belle Green Lane, Ince, Nr. Wigan Lancashire.
Ellen Ashton was christened in Wigan on 12th April 1845. Her parents were Richard and Ann Ashton.
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