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Fanny ASHBERY

Female 1855 -


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  • Name Fanny ASHBERY 
    Born 29 Jan 1855  Whitwell, Derbyshire, England. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I185  Ashbury
    Last Modified 7 Jul 2015 

    Father George ASHBURY,   b. 1827, Whitwell, Derbyshire, England. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1892, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Hannah BEEDALL,   b. Abt 1826, Langwith, Nottinghamshire, England. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1892, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 7 May 1848  Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Documents
    A0350+371 George ASHBURY+Hannah BEEDALE
    A0350+371 George ASHBURY+Hannah BEEDALE
    Family ID F346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George LAWSON,   b. Abt 1847, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1880  St Giles, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F179  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    A0185 Fanny ASHBERY
    A0185 Fanny ASHBERY

  • Notes 
    • 1855 : Born in Whitwell, Derbyshire, England. Note: Fanny claimed to be the illegitimate daughter of the 5th Duke of Portland. Her mother registered the birth on 24 Feb 1855 and recorded the father as her husband George ASHBERY.
      1861 : Belph, Whitwell, Derbyshire, England: Fanny ASHBURY/ Daughter/ Single/ 6/ Scholar/ Whitwell, Derbyshire.
      1871 : Fulwood Road, Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England: Fanny ASHBERRY/ Servant/ Single/ 16/ Domestic/ Whitwell, Derbyshire.
      1880 : Married George LAWSON in Edinburgh. Info. from Scots Origins via the Internet. Order#16182015
      1881 : 33 Morrison Street, St Cuthberts, Midlothian, Scotland: Fanny LAWSON/ Lodger/ Married/ 31/ none/ England.
      1884 : Son George A born in Portobello, Midlothian.
      1885 : Son Bertram E born in England.
      1891 : Leith Walk, South Leith, Leith, Midlothian: Fanny LAWSON/ Wife/ Married/ 35/ none/ England.
      1901 : Brook Street, Eastry, Farms Etc, Kent, England: Fanny LAWSON/ Head/ Widowed/ 45/ Living on Own Means/ England. County not known.
      1908 : Letter written in November 1908 by a lady called Fanny Lawson in Deal, Kent, to the trial lawyer, Horace Avory, saying she is the illegitimate daughter of the 5th Duke of Portland and was brought up by a family called the Ashburys at Norton Cuckney.
      1911 : Shoulden Bank, Deal, Kent, England: Fanny LAWSON/ Head/ Widowed/ 56/ Private Means/ NK.
      See: “The Dead Duke His Secret Wife and the Missing Corpse” by Piu Marie Eatwell. [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] See Birth Certificate.

    2. [S2] See Marriage Certificate.

    3. [S6] 1861 census.

    4. [S7] 1871 census.

    5. [S8] 1881 census.

    6. [S9] 1891 census.

    7. [S10] 1901 census.

    8. [S21] 1911 census.