ASHBY, Shukburgh (1724-92), of Quenby Hall, Leics.
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Family and Education
b. 6 Oct. 1724, 1st s. of Shukburgh Ashby of Quenby by Mary, da. and h. of Nathaniel Cradock of Cossington, Leics. educ. Balliol, Oxf. 1 June 1742. m. c.1746, Elizabeth, da. and h. of Richard Hinde of Cold Ashby, Northants., 2da.
Sheriff, Leics. 1758-9.
Ashby was returned on the interest of the corporation and, in accordance with its inclination, supported Pitt. Although popular in the town he declined a contest in 1784.1
He died 28 Jan. 1792.