Profile & Legacies Summary
???? - 28th May 1842
Claimant or beneficiary
Liverpool merchant in Henry and Ralph Ashton (q.v.). Henry Ashton was also trustee under Ralph Ashton's will.
- Ralph Ashton was a resident of Dominica in the 1820s.
- '[Death] At his residence Woodside Cheshire near Liverpool England on the 28th May last  after an illness of five months, Henry Ashton Esq., many years an eminent merchant in the Island of Dominica.'
T71/881 Dominica claim nos. 224 (Trafalgar), 448 (Everton) and 820.
- See e.g 'An appeal and a caution to the British Nation with proposals for the immediate or gradual Emancipation of the slaves: indemnity must precede Emancipation' by a Member of the Dominica legislature (London, printed for John Richardson 1824) p. 74, dealing with formation of a Dominica Auxiliary Church Missionary Society Feb. 1823.
- Sydney Morning Herald, 19/12/1842 p. 2 at http://newspapers.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/12427146?searchTerm= [accessed 11/10/2010].
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