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Ashby, Thomas (1874-1931), archaeologist

Ian A. Richmond and David W. J. Gill

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30468

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Ashby, Thomas (1874-1931), archaeologist, was born at Ashford Road, Staines, Middlesex, on 14 October 1874, the only child of Thomas Ashby (1851-1906), a member of the well-known Quaker family which owned Ashby's brewery at Staines, and his wife, Rose Emma, daughter of Apsley Smith. Young Ashby was an exhibitioner at ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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