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Families covered: Ashley of Ashby Ledgers, Ashley of Great Broughton

Baker identifies the arms of this family as "Azure, a cinquefoil within a border engrailed Ermine".
Isaac Ashley of Great Broughton, Cumberland
1. Joseph Ashley of Great Broughton, 1st of Ashby Ledgers, Sheriff of Northamptonshire (d 09.02.1739-40)
m1. ??
  A. Isaac Ashley of Welton (d 27.01.1757)
  m. Mary
  i. Abraham Ashley (bpt 18.06.1717, bur 03.08.1717)
  ii. Elizabeth Ashley (bpt 07.10.1718, dsp 12.05.1779)
m. Richard Clarke of Welton Place (d 12.1774)
  B. Solomon Ashley of Westminster (d 02.1775, MP for Bridgport, 4th son?)
  m. (25.06.1719) Winifred Pitfield (d 1753, dau of Alexander Pitfield of Hoxton)
  i. Elizabeth Ashley (d 15.03.1762)
  m. (01.1708-9) Julines Beckford of Jamaica & Stapleton (d 1765)
  ii. Dorothy Ashley (b 1722, d 08.11.1761)
  m1. Charles Pitfield of Huxton, Middlesex (d 1740)
  m2. (25.12.1740) Felton Hervey (b 12.02.1711-2, d 18.08.1773/5, son of John, 1st Earl of Bristol)
  C. Jacob Ashley (dsp)
  m. _ Haigh (dau of Rev. _ Haigh of Napton)
  D. Joseph Ashley (d unm bur 20.06.1732)
  m2. Jane Wodhull (b c1661, bur 12.10.1738, dau of John Wodhull of Thenford)
  E. John Bentley Ashley of Ashby Ledgers, Sheriff of Northamptonshire (b c1702, d 21.09.1761)
  m. Jane Pocock (b 1709-10, d 13.06.1784)
  F. Moses Ashley (b c1704, d 31.12.1740)
2. Jacob Ashley of Limehouse, Middlesex
  A.+ issue including Jacob (a 1739, dsp)
3. Jonathan Ashley
  A. Matthew Ashley of Brigham, Cumberland
  i. Joseph Ashley of Ashby Ledgers, Sheriff of Northamptonshire
m1. Mary Richmond of Aspatria
  a. Jane Ashley (b 02.06.1765)
  m. (29.08.1782) Thomas Gaitskell of Bermondsey, Surrey (Colonel)
  (1) Joseph Ashley Gaitskell of Bath (MD) had issue
  m. Maria Senhouse (dau of Sir Joseph Senhouse by Mary Ashley)
  (2)+ other issue - John, Thomas (d young), Henry, William Senhouse, George Frederick, Frederick, Anne Maria, Jane, Elizabeth, Mary Eleanor (d young), Catherine, Eleanor, Henrietta, Amelia, Matilda
  b. Mary Ashley
  m. (26.10.1787) Sir Joseph Senhouse of Nether Hall
  m2. (04.06.1781) Jane Smith (dau of Captain John Smith of Workington)
  c. Catherine Ashley
  ii.+ other issue (d um) - Isaac, Jane
  B Jonathan Ashley (a 1739) had issue

Main source(s): 'The History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton' (George Baker, vol 1, 1830, 'Ashley of Ashby Ledgers', p246)
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