DESCENDANTS OF EDMUND POTTER
DESCENDANTS OF JOHN SALMON
Note: WILLIAM HOPES HEELIS ABOVE IS THE BROTHER OF
REVD. JOHN HEELIS BELOW
DESCENDANTS OF EDWARD HEELIS
Two of Lord Ashton's sisters married Lupton brothers; Sir Charles Lupton to Katharine and Arthur Lupton to Harriet. Lord Ashton's first cousin, Helen Potter (nee Leech), was the mother of Beatrix Potter The Lupton family are the paternal ancestors of Catherine Duchess of Cambridge.
Lord Ashton married Eva Margaret James, daughter of John Henry James and his wife Jane Ramsden Ashworth, in 1886. They had four children, two sons and two daughters:
i. Thomas Henry Ashton (8 October 1887 - 20 September 1897)
ii. The Hon. Marion Evelyn Ashton (born 1890) - married Major Robert Wood
iii. The Hon. Margaret Joan Ashton (born 1893) - married Hugh Whistler
iv. Thomas Henry Raymond Ashton
(2nd October 1901 - 21 March 1983) - succeeded his father as 2nd Baron Ashton of Hyde.
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