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Ashley, Sir William James (1860-1927), economic historian

Ewen H. H. Green

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30472
Ashley, Sir William James (1860-1927), economic historian

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Ashley, Sir William James (1860-1927), economic historian, was born at 11 Sun Street, Bermondsey, London, on 25 February 1860. He was the eldest son of James Ashley, a journeyman hatter from Wrexham, Denbighshire, and his wife, Jane (née Short). He was educated at St Olave's Grammar School, Southwark, London, and ...

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