Edwin Ashton


Died aged 51 on 11/8/1917.
He was Private 107083 Royal Army Medical Corps. Born at Bradfield, Yorks, he enlisted at Wharncliffe. The husband of S.A. Ashton of High Road, Worrall, Sheffield. Buried at Wadsley Churchyard, Sheffield, 34. N3. North.  His family inscription on his headstone reads – ‘Gone from our home but never from our hearts’.
With the RAMC connection could he also be another candidate for the ‘missing’ panel from the Roll of Honour?

1871 Census, Aged 4, Brightholmlee Bradfield, Parents Edwin & Elizabeth Ashton
1881 Census, Aged 13, Bolsterstone Village, Occupation General Servant Domestic
1891 Census, Aged 24, Brightholmlee Bradfield, Occupation Quarryman (Stone)
1901 Census, Aged 33, Hill Top Bradfield, Occupation Quarryman Gritstone
1911 Census, Aged 44, Worrall Oughtibridge, Occupation Quarryman Stone


Wadsley Churchyard












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