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Ashton of Hyde, Baron (UK, 1911)


Creation: let. pat. 28 Jun 1911


Family name: Ashton




Sable on a Pile between two Crescents in base Argent a Mullet pierced of the first


On a mount Vert a Mower proper vested paly Argent and Sable in the act of whetting his Scythe also proper


Dexter:  a Mower proper vested paly Argent and Sable holding in the exterior hand a Scythe also proper;  Sinister:  a Boar Argent semée of Mullets Sable pierced


Fide Et Virtute (With faith and valour)



Thomas Gair [Ashton], 1st Baron Ashton of Hyde

1st son of Thomas Ashton DL, of Hyde, co. Cheshire, and Ford Bank, Didsbury, co. Cheshire, by his wife Elizabeth Gair, dau. of Samuel Stillman Gair, of Penketh Hall, Liverpool, co. Lancaster


5 Feb 1855


2 Dec 1886 Eva Margaret James (d.4 Jan 1938; cremated at Golders Green Cemetery, London), dau. of John Henry James, of Kingswood, Watford, co. Hertford, by his wife Jane Ramsden Ashworth, dau. of Rev Thomas Ramsden Ashworth


1. Thomas Henry Ashton (b. 8 Oct 1887; dvp. 20 Sep 1897)

2. Hon Thomas Henry Raymond Ashton, later 2nd Baron Ashton of Hyde

1. Hon Marion Evelyn Ashton, mar. 4 Apr 1913 Maj Robert Wood (d. 5 Mar 1940), son of Thomas Robert Wood, of Toronto, Canada

2. Hon Margaret Joan Ashton, mar. 2 Oct 1925 Hugh Whistler JP (d. 7 Jul 1943), son of Maj Fuller Whistler JP, of Battle, co. Sussex, and had issue


1 May 1933 (bur. at Hyde Chapel, co. Chester)


28 Jun 1911 Baron Ashton of Hyde, of Hyde in the County of Chester

suc. by



Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Hyde 1885-86 and for Luton 1895-1911; Chairman, Railway and Canal Traffic Committee and Standing Orders Committee ; served on several Royal Commissions ; a Governor of Manchester University; Member, Cheshire County Council; Freeman of the Borough of Hyde 1931


Thomas Henry Raymond [Ashton], 2nd Baron Ashton of Hyde, JP DL


2 Oct 1901


10 Jun 1925 Marjorie Nell Brooks JP (d. 1993), 2nd dau. of Hon Marshall Jones Brooks, of Portal, Tarporley, co. Chester (by his wife Florence Thomas CBE, 1st dau. of Frederick Freeman Thomas MP, of Ratton, co. Sussex), 2nd son of Thomas [Brooks], 1st Baron Crawshaw


1. Hon Thomas John Ashton, later 3rd Baron Ashton of Hyde

1. Susan Ashton (b. 11 Aug 1931; dvp. 15 Aug 1931)

2. Hon Judith Marjorie Ashton (b. 10 Jan 1934; dvp. 10 Sep 1943)


21 Mar 1983

suc. by



Master of Foxhounds, Heythrop Hunt 1934-52; Deputy Lieutenant, Gloucestershire 1957


Thomas John [Ashton], 3rd Baron Ashton of Hyde, TD JP


19 Nov 1926


18 May 1957 Pauline Trewlove Brackenbury, 1st dau. of Lt Col Robert Henry Langton Brackenbury OBE, of Yerdley House, Long Compton, Shipston-on-Stour, co. Warwick, by his wife Eleanor Trewlove Springman, only dau. of Paul Springman


1. Hon (Thomas) Henry Ashton, of Broadwell Hill, Moreton-in-Marsh, co. Gloucester (b. 18 Jul 1958), mar. 31 Oct 1987 Emma Louise Allinson, dau. of Colin N G Allinson, of Bath, co. Avon, and has issue:

1a. Harriet Emily Ashton (b. 11 Jul 1990)

2a. Isobel Louise Ashton (b. 22 Sep 1992)

3a. Flora Juliet Ashton (b. 17 Apr 1995)

4a. Matilda Hermione Ashton (b. 2 Feb 2000)

2. Hon John Edward Ashton (b. 8 Jan 1966)

1. Hon Charlotte Trewlove Ashton (b. 22 Feb 1960), mar. 1987 Andrew D Bartlett, only son of D W Bartlett, of Macclesfield, co. Chester, and has issue

2. Hon Katharine Judith Ashton (b. 30 Jan 1962), mar. 1987 Douglas J Lawson, son of Harry D Lawson, of 58 Seafield Road, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, and has issue


Last updated 27 Mar 2012




3rd Baron Ashton of Hyde, of Hyde in the County of Chester

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 28 Jun 1911)



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