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Ashhurst, Sir William Henry (1725-1807), judge

Douglas Hay

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Ashhurst, Sir William Henry (1725-1807), judge, was born on 25 January 1725 at Ashhurst, near Wigan, Lancashire, the third son of Thomas Henry Ashhurst (d. 1744), vice-chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster and recorder of Liverpool and Wigan, who held the Lancashire manors of Dalton, Upholland, and Skelmersdale, and his ...

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