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Charles Rolleston ASHBURY

Male 1807 - 1875  (68 years)


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  • Name Charles Rolleston ASHBURY 
    Born 1807  Co Tipperary, Ireland. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Aug 1875  Dunsford, Victoria County, Ontario, Canada. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5242  Ashbury
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2016 

    Father Robert ASHBURY,   b. Abt 1779, Borrisokane, Co Tipperary, Ireland? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Margaret ROLLESTON,   b. Abt 1786, Silverhills, Co Offaly, Ireland. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 7 Apr 1804  Templeharry, Co Offaly, Ireland. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Documents
    2026+2027 Robert ASHBURY+Margaret
    2026+2027 Robert ASHBURY+Margaret
    A0011+2027 Robert ASHBURY+Margaret
    A0011+2027 Robert ASHBURY+Margaret
    Family ID F1742  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann Ashbury,   b. Abt 1817, Ireland. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1851 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Ann ASHBURY
     2. Robert James ASHBURY,   b. 1855, Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada. Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Charles William ASHBERRY,   b. 9 Mar 1857, Biddulph Twp, Huron County, Ontario, Canada. Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary Frances ASHBURY,   b. Abt 1860, Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1891  (Age ~ 30 years)
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F3423  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1807 - Co Tipperary, Ireland. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Aug 1875 - Dunsford, Victoria County, Ontario, Canada. Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • ~1807 : Born, probably in Borrisokane, Co Tipperary. Ireland.
      1833 : Started teaching at Walshpark, Co Tipperary, Ireland in 1 Jul 1833.
      1845 : Nenagh Guardian, Sep 3, 1845: ‘On Sunday night last about 9 o’clock, some countrymen were going home from Borrisokane, one of them to all appearances tipsy, shouted for an Orangeman in passing Robert ASHBURY’s house, at the same time the fellow stooped for a stone and threw it … left a deep impression in the door. Charles ASHBURY, the son, had a narrow escape … ASHBURY’s house is in the suburbs of Borrisokane’
      ~1848 : Emigrated to Canada.
      1849 : Started teaching in Albion, Peel County, Ontario, Canada.
      1851 : Chinguacousy Twp, Peel County, Ontario, Canada: Charles H. ASHBURY/ Single/ 35/ Schoolmaster/ Born in Ireland/ E. Church/ 33/ Single (staying in the home of Andrus Gowanlock).
      ~1854 : Daughter Margaret born in Ontario, Canada.
      ~1855 : Son Robert born in Omtario, Canada.
      1857 : Postmaster at Lucan, Ontario, Canada. (1 Jun 1857 - 30 Mar 1859)
      ~1858 : Son Charles born in Ontario, Canada.
      ~1860 : Daughter Mary born in Ontario, Canada.
      1861 : 41 Maria St, St Patrick’s, York County, Ontario, Canada: Charles R ASHBURY/ Head/ Married/ 45/ Carpenter/ Ireland/ Protestant/ Frame house, one storey.
      1871 : Verulam, Victoria County, Ontario, Canada: Charles ASHBURY/ Head/ Married/ 64/ Born in Ireland/ W Meth/ Irish/ School Teacher.
      1875 : Died in Dunsford, Verulam Twp, Victoria County, Ontario, Canada. Recorded as Charles B ASHBERRY.
      Charles' death record indicates he was 68 years old at time of death, a School Teacher and born in County Tipperary, Ireland.
      The following notes, pertaining to Charles' teaching career, were transcribed by Mr. Bruce Elliott from files found at the Archives of Ontario, Series RG2 M-2, Education Department, Superannuation Applications, Box 1.
      Teaching certificates, issued by Mr. Hunter, Provincial Superintendent of York Co.; for the following counties - United Counties of York & Peel, Huron and Bruce, Carlton and Victoria. The last certificate, for Victoria County was dated June 30, 1870; a Second Class Certificate.
      Charles taught at Albion, Chinguacousy, Biddulph, Osgood, Russell Township, Fenelon, Emily, Harvey over a period of 18 years (no dates given as to when he taught at which school). His last school was Section 1, Union, Harvey Township., Peterborough County, 31 December 1870.
      (signed) Charles Rolleston Ashbury
      Chronic rheumatism of shoulder joints, hip joints, and back, of several years duration gradually increasing till almost completely crippled.
      (signed) Wm. McCamus, M.D. 5 April 1877
      James Kelly, J.P., Emily Township, 7 April 1871, certifies he knew him for the last four years, two of which as teacher of Section 3, (to be of) Good character and steady habits.
      Note : Aproximate date of birth and middle name, Rollston, are the only pieces of evidence connecting Charles with parents Robert & Margaret ASHBURY. [2, 3, 4, 5]

  • Sources 
    1. [S12] GRO marriage index.

    2. [S5] 1851 census.

    3. [S6] 1861 census.

    4. [S7] 1871 census.

    5. [S13] GRO death index.