William Henry Ashenden was born 1860 in Armidale, New South Wales, Australia to William Ashenden (1829-1867) and Sarah Blackman (1834-1877) and died 12 April 1929 Taylor-street, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Jane Tibbs (1864-1959) 1883 in Bundarra, New South Wales, Australia.


Offspring of William Henry Ashenden and Elizabeth Jane Tibbs (1864-1959)
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Henry Ashenden (1883-)
Fanny Amelia Ashenden (1887-1961)
Vera Lily Ashenden (1897-1910)



Aged 69, Mr. William Henry Ashenden, an old and respected resident of Armidale, passed away at his residence, Taylor-street, early on Friday morning. Born at the Rocky River diggings, deceased was one of the best known of the early prospectors. He leaves one son (William Henry, of Newcastle), and one daughter (Mrs. Harry J. Court, of Armidale), in addition to one brother (Herbert, of Sydney) and one sister (Mrs. W. Burnett, of Glen lnnes). The funetal took place to the C. of E. Cemetery on Friday afternoon, and was largely attended. The Rev. Canon Best officiated, and Piddington's had charge of the arrangements.

The Armidale Express And New England General Advertiser, 16 April 1929, page 3

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
Ω Birth
  • BDM Index ref for birth: 4565/1860
₪ Wedding
  • BDM Index ref for marriage: 6538/1883
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 10840/1929