ASHE, William (?1714-50), of Heytesbury, Wilts.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1747 - 11 Aug. 1750

Family and Education

b. ?1714, o.s. of William Ashe of Ormond St., London. educ. ?Eton 1728; M. Temple 1732; Wadham, Oxf. 6 Aug. 1734, aged 20. m. 4 Feb. 1749, Lady Catherine Powlett, da. of Henry Powlett, 4th Duke of Bolton, s.p. suc. fa. bef. Jan. 1732 and to Heytesbury estates of uncle Edward Ashe 1748.

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William Ashe was brought in as a Whig at Heytesbury by his uncle Edward, to whose estates he succeeded, thereby gaining complete political control of the borough. He died 11 Aug. 1750.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: R. S. Lea