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Mary Ann Ashton (Woolley)

Birthdate: (84)
Death: September 06, 1926 (84)
Christchurch, New Zealand
Place of Burial: Christchurch, Linwood, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Frederick Woolley and Margaret Woolley
Wife of Richard Henry Ashton
Mother of Sarah Jane Mintrom; Mary Ellen Reed; Francis Alice Reed; Margaret Maud Dawson; Annie Smith and 2 others

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About Mary Ann Ashton

Mary Ann was baptised at the Manchester Cathedral on the 1st of January, 1843. She was still in her teens when she married Richard Henry Ashton at St John's Church, Manchester on October 13 1860.

In August 1863, the 'British Crown' arrived at Lyttleton with 405 passengers from Lancashire, including Richard and Mary. A month after their arrival, Mary Ellen was born and the following year the family moved to Heathcote. She later moved with the family to Waltham and then to Sydenham.

She lived longer than her husband who died suddenly at work at the age of 61. She lived to be 85 years old.

She is buried at the Linwood cemetery at block 233, plot number 306 with her husband.

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Mary Ann Ashton's Timeline

September 25, 1863
Age 21
Christchurch, New Zealand
April 21, 1866
Age 24
Christchurch, Heathcote, New Zealand
August 22, 1868
Age 26
October 16, 1870
Age 28
December 30, 1872
Age 30
November 21, 1877
Age 35
April 4, 1882
Age 40
September 6, 1926
Age 84
Christchurch, New Zealand
September 8, 1926
Age 84
Christchurch, Linwood, New Zealand