Ashby, George, 1724-1808

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George Ashby (1724-1808), clergyman and antiquarian, was educated at Eton College and St. John's College, Cambridge. Although he published little himself, he was a correspondent of John Nichols, Thomas Percy, John Gough, James Granger, Daines Barrington, and others and contributed to their work on a number of scholarly topics. He was elected a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1775.

From the description of Commonplace book, [ca. 1770-1790]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702178597

From the description of Notes concerning Suffolk, circa 1799. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702183632

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associatedWith Cosens, F. W. (Frederick William), 1819-1889, person
associatedWith Dodsley, Robert, 1703-1764. person
correspondedWith Farmer, Richard, 1735-1797, person
associatedWith Gray, Thomas, 1716-1771. person
associatedWith Ives, John, 1751-1776. person
associatedWith Leathes, George Reading, person
correspondedWith Nichols, John, 1745-1826 person
associatedWith Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872, person
associatedWith Scott family. family
associatedWith Thomas, William John, 1803-1889, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Great Britain
England
Ireland
Great Britain
Suffolk (England)
Subject
English language--18th century
Church records and registers
Antiquarians
Learning and scholarship
Natural history--18th century
Occupation
Antiquarians
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Birth 1724

Death 1808

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