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Henry Ashcroft was born 21 February 1827 in Airds, New South Wales, Australia to John Ashcroft (c1780-1855) and Elizabeth Ann Tebbutt (1790-1847) and died 7 September 1896 in Forbes, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Rebecca Frances Taber (1830-1902) 27 April 1847 in Menangle, New South Wales, Australia.



Children


Offspring of Henry Ashcroft and Rebecca Frances Taber (1830-1902)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Elizabeth Charlotte Ashcroft (1848-1934) 28 August 1848 Menangle, New South Wales, Australia 17 June 1934 61 Cross-street, Guildford, New South Wales, Australia Jean Baptiste Boyer (c1840-1906)

Margaret Ashcroft (1850-1924) 17 October 1850 New South Wales, Australia 11 April 1924 Cudal, New South Wales, Australia Sebeastian William Jenkins (1852-1937)

Henry Ashcroft (1852-1946)
Rebecca Frances Ashcroft (1854-1937) 1 October 1854 Menangle, New South Wales, Australia 20 January 1937 10 Preddy's-road, Rockdale, New South Wales, Australia William Dean (c1851-1925)

Edward John Ashcroft (1856-1943)
Mary Ellen Ashcroft (1858-1926) 4 September 1858 Menangle, New South Wales, Australia 2 July 1926 Orange, New South Wales, Australia Charles McLean (c1841-1904)
Edward Isaac Barrow Moon (c1855-1937)

William John Ashcroft (1862-1936)
Alfred James Ashcroft (1864-)
Albert Thomas Ashcroft (1865-1928)
Frederick Charles Ashcroft (1867-)
Alice Deborah Ashcroft (1869-1896)
Charlotte Madeline Ashcroft (1871-1950)

Obituary

On Monday, Mr. Henry Ashcroft, of Forbes, and erstwhile resident of Cudal, passed over to the great majority. The deceased gentleman was born near Campbelltown in 1827, and was therefore in his 69th year. He was for 23 years a resident of Cudal, but removed to Forbes some three years ago. He was the father of 12 children, 10 of whom, together with his wife survive him. Five of his children are resident in the district, viz., Mrs. W. Dean of Gregra, Mrs. W. Jenkins, Mrs. C. McLean, and Messrs. H. and W. Ashcroft, of Cudal. His remains were interred in the Church of England portion of the Forbes cemetery the same afternoon, a large number of relatives and friends being present to pay a last tribute of respect to the departed gentleman.

Molong Argus, 11 September 1896, page 2




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