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Name: Ronald Ashdown

Burial Number: 0676

Gender: Male

Born: 28/08/1906

Died: 25/08/1912

Buried: 29/08/1912


Ronald Ford Ashdown was born on 28th August 1906 in Worthing, Sussex. His father, Samuel Ford Ashdown, was a Master Draper, owning a large drapery store at 30-32 Montague Street, Worthing. In 1911 Ronald, aged 5 years, was living with his father, Ronald, 45yrs, and his mother, Emily Jane nee Cousins, 40 yrs. He had two older sisters, Gertrude Nellie 18 yrs. who was a student teacher and Marjorie Gwendoline 15 yrs., the family employed two domestic servants. They lived at The Firs, St. Michaels’s Rd. Worthing. Ronald Ford Ashdown died on 25th August 1912 in Margate, Kent, 3 days before his 6th birthday, at 10, Northdown Avenue. His death certificate gave the cause of death as “Tuberculosis, Meningitis.”

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 12 Plot: 23

Exact Location (what3words):

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Ronald Ford (Roy) Ashdown born 28th August 1906 taken home 25th August 1912 "Suffer me to come to Thee"

Further Information


Name: Ronald Ford Ashdown

Gender: Male

Born: 28/08/1906

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 25/08/1912

Cause of death: Tuberculosis; Meningitis

Address line 2: 10

Address line 3: Northdown Avenue

Town: Margate

County: Kent

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at The Firs, St Michael’s Road, Worthing – Ronald 45yrs, Emily Jane nee Cousins 40yrs, Gertrude Nellie 18yrs Student Teacher, Marjorie Gwendoline 15yrs and two domestic servants

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