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1829 January 10th. Born at West Bromwich, the son of Lazarus Ashmore (1796-1879), and his wife Sarah Green (1792-1876)
c1847 Married(1) to Betsy
1861 Living at 34 Dial Lane, West Bromwich: Lazarus Ashmore (age 66 born Thinbleston, Somerset), Proprietor of Houses. With his wife Sarah Ashmore (age 71 born West Bromwich) and their son William Ashmore (age 32 born West Bromwich), Boiler Maker and a Widower. Also two lodgers William Randall (age 30 born Handsworth), Boiler Maker and William Basford (age 22 born West Bromwich), Iron Puddler.
1869 August 18th Married(2) at West Bromwich to Eliza Fisher
1881 Living at 13 Van Mildert Terrace, Stockton-on-Tees: William Ashmore (age 51 born West Bromwich), Civil Engineer. With his wife Eliza Ashmore (age 50 born Ashley, Staffs.). Also his mother-in-law Elizabeth Smallman (age 70 born West Bromwich). One servant.
1904 December 8th. Died at Yarm
1904 Obituary 
THE death took place a few days ago of Mr. William Ashmore, of Stockton, who has for more than half a century been connected with the engineering industry of Teeside. He was one of the founders of the firm of Ashmore and White, whose business was taken over more than twenty years ago by Ashmore, Benson, Pease, and Co., Limited.