Ashman, Henry Clifford

Henry Clifford Ashman: He was a miner at the Teamway (Tramway?) in Butte, Montana. He was en route to Somerset, England, to manage the estates of his family. His father was seriously ill and a brother was at the front. He lived at the home of Harry Nankivelle, 814 East Park Street, Butte. He was born 17 February 1888  at Shepton Mallet, Somerset, and was christened in Doulting on 13 March 1888 in the Church of England. His parents were Henry Giles, a farmer born in late 1840 at Shepton Mallet in the Clutton district of Somerset, and Sarah Culliford (nee Salvidge; born in late 1852 at East Harptree in the Clutton district of Somerset) Ashman, who had married in the third quarter of 1874 in Mere, Somerset. In 1891, he lived at Long Cross in Shepton Mallet with his family. His brothers and sisters were Leonard, 10, Berkeley, 8, Ernest, 6, Gladys, 4, and Hilda, 1. There were two servants in the family, Ellen Warman, 15, and Thomas Philpott, 19, indicating the family was rather well off. In 1901, the family lived at Shepton Mallet and there was yet another sister in the family; Evelyn May, 7. He had been to Sydney, Australia, and had come to Vancouver in January, 1914. He was a miner and stood 5’6”, had medium complexion, brown hair, and blue eyes. Mr. Ashman survived the sinking of the Lusitania. He died in Thornbury, Gloucestershire, in the third quarter of 1968, aged 80.The material presented on this page has been researched by Peter Engberg-Klarström. Copyright 2017 Peter Engberg-Klarström.
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