Rev David Ashby
David Ashby was born on 22 Jan 1866 in Sydenham, Kent to William Ashby (1820-1895) a greengrocer and poulterer and Anne “Harriet” Engall (1821-1908).
David entered the Wesleyan Methodist Ministry in 1890 and married Ann Elizabeth Spencer (1864-1940) .
He died on 27 Aug 1945 at Aldersyde, Prestbury Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire.
He appears to have one daughter, Ruby Constance Annie Ashby (1899-1966) who married Samuel Ferguson (1866-1969) and to whom probate was granted.
David had a sister, Ruth Ashby (1863-1934), whose son, Clarence Arthur Lewis (1892-1963) was my Grandfather.