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William Ashley Clayton

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William Ashley Clayton (c1816-1893) of Clover, Clayton and Co

Born the son of John Clayton

1843 April 26th. Married to Helen Stubbs

1871 Living at 1 Delamere Terrace, Birkenhead: William Ashley Clayton (age 55 born Market Drayton), Shipbuilder. With his wife Helen Clayton (age 55 born Wavertree) and their six children; Emily Clayton (age 27 born Birkenhead); Charles Nole Clayton (age 36 born Tranmere), Naval Architecy; Marin Louisa Clayton (age 24 born Tranmere); Jessie Clayton (age 20 born Fairfield); Frederick Clayton (age 18 born Holyake, Ches.); and Alfred F. B. Clayton (age 15 born Claughton). Three servants.[1]

1893 February 10th. Died, of Bayswater, Mddx. probate to Frabcis Dodson Lowndes and John Merrett Wade.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census