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Ashmore, a parish in the hundred of Cranborne in the Shaston (west) division of the county of Dorset, 5 miles southeast of Shaftesbury (Topographical Dictionary of England, Lewis, Vol. 1, p. 52) ... only 1.86 mi. west of Tollard Royal, Wilts; 2.56 mi. southeast of Compton Abbas; and 4.97 east of East Orchard and 6.39 southwest of Swallowcliffe, Wilts.

1633-5 Visitations, London, Blashford Family, p. 80

1 Richard BLASHFORD of Dorchester
  + Frances da. of .... COMBS of Ashmore in com. Dorset 
    2 John BLASHFORD of Dorchester eldest sonne 
    2 William BLASHFORD who lives in Cayne in Normandy [France]
    2 Henry BLASHFORD 4 sonne in Chichester  [Sussex]
    2 Thomas BLASHFORD 5 sonne in Roane in Normandy 
    2 Margery uxor John HOZARD of Lime com. Dorset 
    2 Richard BLASHFORD of London merchant living 1633 
      + Ellinor da. of Robert WATERTON of Newport in the Isle of Wight
        3 Richard [2] 
        3 Robert BLASHFORD sonne and heire 9 years old 1633 [1] 
        3 Frances [1] 
        3 Elinor [2] 
    2 Frances wife to John SEWARD of Lime 
    2 Edith wife to Richard CHURCHILL of Dorchester 

The above Frances COMBS Blashford has not yet been identified.

See Also John SEAWARD [sic] of Isle of Wight Co, VA

As of 1998, there were no IGI parish extracts for this parish.

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