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John Ashley
Family Name: Ashley  Variant Spellings:  
Given Names: John
DOD Before 1895 
Place of Birth:
Place of Death:  
Age at Death:
Qualifications: LSA 1858
Other Occupations:
Spouse: Emily Hindson Baxter m.1866 Newcastle, NSW
Children: Emily Ward b.1867
Beatrice M b.1869
John b.1872
Catherine b.1874 m.Daniel Terrill 1895
Mary Ward b.1880
Archibald A d.1933
Voyages: "Duncan Dunbar" from London arr. Sydney 28 November 1859
Came out as: Ship's surgeon 
Date Settled Aus: 1859
Date of Departure:  
First Registered: 1859 UK
Off Register:  
Addresses: Bath, Somersetshire, England 1859 (Medical Register)
  • Kiandra, NSW 1860, 1861 (Wiles, Empire)
  • Nerrigundah NSW 1863 (Empire)
  • Stroud, NSW 1865-1867 approx. (newspapers)
  • Raymond Terrace, NSW 1869 (Medical Register)
  • Stroud, NSW 1870 onwards (Medical Register)
  • Positions Held: Surgeon Kiandra Hospital 1861
  • Public Vaccinator, Stroud 1867 (Empire)
  • Surgeon Stroud Hospital
  • Surgeon Gladesville Lunatic Asylum.
  • Publications: Imperforate glans penis. NSW Med Gazette 1870
  • Tumour of the scalp. NSW Med Gazette 1870
  • Notes: Registered NSW 2 April 1861
  • His father was Rev. John Ashley LLD
  • His grandfather was John Ashley Esq. of Ashley
  • Hall, Jamaica and Clifton, Gloucestershire, England
  • Acknowledgments: This record was updated in June 2012 with information from Ms. J. E. Ashley (UK)
    References: Medical register. General Council of Medical Education and Registration of the United Kingdom, 1860 [registered 1859 Bath, Somersetshire, LSA 1858]
  • New South Wales Medical Board. Minutes 2 April 1861 [registration of John Ashley LAC London 16 September 1858]
  • Medical directory for 1873, and general medical register. London, 1873 [LSA 1858, Surgeon Stroud Hospital, late Surgeon Kiandra Hospital 1861]
  • Bruck L. Australasian Medical Directory and Handbook, 1883 [Gladesville Lunatic Asylum NSW, LSA London 1858, late PV Port Stephens, and Surgeon Stroud and Kiandra Hospitals]
  • Wiles R. Medicine on the Monaro. In: Proust AJ. A social and cultural history of medicine in New South Wales in the 19th century. Canberra, 1999
  • "Duncan Dunbar" 1859. Mariners and ships in Australian waters website [John Ashley Surgeon aged 27]
  • Kiandra. Empire (Sydney) 5 February 1861 [Dr. Ashley is sinking on the hill...]
  • Central Criminal Court. Empire (Sydney) 18 December 1863 [witness Dr. Ashley of Nerrigundah]
  • Stroud. Maitland Mercury 4 February 1865 [Dr. Ashley attends case]
  • Marriages. Sydney Morning Herald 29 November 1866 [John Ashley Esq Surgeon of Stroud, Port Stephens, son of Rev. John Ashley LL.D to Emily Hindson Baxter]
  • Appointments. Empire (Sydney) 9 January 1867 [John Ashley to be Public Vaccinator at Stroud]
  • Deaths. Sydney Morning Herald 5 October 1871 [Martha Mary...daughter of the late John Ashley, Esq., of Ashley Hall, Jamaica and Clifton, Gloucestershire; aunt of John Ashley, Esq LSA of Holly Mount, Stroud]
  • Birth. Empire (Sydney) 16 January 1874 [at Holly Mount, Stroud, wife of John Ashley Esq LSAL of a daughter]
  • Departures for England. Sydney Morning Herald 13 March 1874 [Dr. Ashley on "Hydaspes" for London]
  • Birth. Maitland Mercury 27 July 1880 [at her residence, Irrawong Homestead, Raymond Terrace, the wife of John Ashley Esq LSA of a daughter]
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    last updated 22-06-2012


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