Frank ASHMAN (1897-1991)


Frank William ASHMAN


Spouse: Elsie ROGERS, 1918, age 19

Frank William ASHMAN,1,2,3,4,5 son of Herbert William ASHMAN (1870-1962) and Lily Henrietta WEEKS (1872-1898), was born on 6 November 1897 in Halesowen, Worcestershire, England.6 In 1919 he was gazetted upon being awarded the Military Medal for outstanding bravery. He received Military Medal. He married Elsie ROGERS on 22 May 1926 in Sparkbrook, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.3 He died on 9 October 1991 in Birmingham R.D..6 He experienced Section No.


Elsie ROGERS3,5,7,8 was the daughter of Harry ROGERS (1866-1925) and Ann Maria HALLAM (1864-1944).


1Census: Weeks W, 1901, Weston, RG13/2344.
Text From Source: 54 Newbridge Hill, Weston
William Weeks, head, mar, 52, Mason Builder, Own account, Working at home, Farmborough
Hester Weeks, wife, mar, 53, Twerton
Edith Weeks, dau, single, 26, sick nurse, Twerton
Reginald Weeks, son, 11, schoolboy, Weston
Frank Ashman, grandson, 3, Birmingham, Warwickshire
2Census: Ashman H, 1911, Birmingham.
Text From Source: 8 Byron Road, Small Heath, Birmingham
Herbert Ashman, head, mar, 41, fitter foreman steam engine, Bath
Winifred Ashman, wife, mar for 6 years, 35, Birmingham
Edith Ashman, daur, single, 15, packer, Handsworth
Frank Ashman, son, single, 13, scholar, Halesowen
Winifred Ashman, daur, single, 6, scholar, Birmingham
3BMDCertificate: Marriage, 1926, Ashman & Rogers.
Text From Source: 22 May 1926. Frank William Ashman (28, bachelor, salesman & collector, resident at 8 Byron Road, Small Heath) married Elsie Rogers (26, spinster, viewer, resident at 91 Osborn Road). Fathers: Herbert William Ashman (foreman) & Harry Rogers (viewer, deceased). Place of marriage: Christ Church, Parish of Sparkbrook, County of Birmingham. Curate: Neville T. Grevon(?). Witnesses: Sidney Rogers & Winnie Ashman
4Newspaper: The London Gazette, 17 Jun 1919.
Text From Source: Military Medal: 29992 Cpl. Ashman, F. W., 1st Bn. (Birmingham)
5Census: Ashman FW, 1939, Birmingham.
Text From Source: 91 Osborn Road, Birmingham
Frank W Ashman, born 6 Nov 1897, married, electrician's stores clerk, ARP Post
Elsie Ashman, born 18 Dec 1899, married, milling machinist
6Oral history: Mary Waite on the Ashman family.
Text From Source: Frank William Ashman was born 6 Nov 1897 at Halesowen, Worcester. He died on 09 Oct 1991 in Birmingham.
7Census: Rogers H, 1901, Birmingham, RG13/2842-2566.
Text From Source: Paddington, Birmingham
Henry Rogers, head, mar, 34, Gun filer, Birmingham
Ann M. Rogers, wife, mar, 36, Birmingham
Harry Rogers, son, 9, Birmingham
Florence E. Rogers, daur, 8, Birmingham
Sidney Rogers, son, 6, Birmingham
Frederick J. Rogers, son, 4, Birmingham
Elsie Rogers, daur, 1, Birmingham
8Census: Rogers H, 1911, Birmingham.
Text From Source: 73 Sydenham Road, Aston, Birmingham
Harry Rogers, head, 44, gun smith, mar for 20 years - 5 children all still living, Birmingham
Ann Maria Rogers, wife, mar, 46, Birmingham
Harry Rogers, son, single, 19, machine hand, Birmingham
Florence Elizabeth Rogers, daur, single, 18, leather purse maker, Birmingham
Sidney Rogers, son, single, 16, carrier van boy, Birmingham
Frederick Rogers, son, single, 14, leather sticker(?) - portmanteau manufacturer, Birmingham
Elsie Rogers, daur, single, 11, Birmingham