Invitation from Lady Catherine Ashburnham to the Hobden Family to celebrate the Coronation of George VI
Ashburnham's tough stance on firearms 1824
Ashburnham's even tougher stance on illegal alcohol 1821
Cartoon drawn for the Swan Inn at Woods Corner in the '70s
The Victoria and Albert Museum includes within its collection a sampler made by Elizabeth Parker who was born in 1813 in Ashburnham. She was brought up in the Schoolhouse and then spent her later years in the Almshouses. The sampler is a needlework narrative detailing her unhappiness as a child. More about it at: http://www.vam.ac.uk/collections/textiles/stories/sampler/index.html
Earl of Ashburnham's Robes
The Earl of Ashburnham's robes were offered for sale on the Ebay website in December 2006 for £300. These robes were the ones worn by Thomas, the 6th Earl of Ashburnham, who lived from 1855 to 1924. The robes were not sold.
Ashburnham Family Coat of Arms
ARMS: Gules (red) a fesse between six mullets Argent.
CREST: Out of a ducal coronet Or, an ash tree Proper.
SUPPORTERS: Two greyhounds Sable their faces, breasts, and feet Argent
collared and lined Or.
MOTTO: LE ROY ET L'ESTAT.
Listed Buildings in Ashburnham
Click here for a very good website that lists all the listed buildings in Ashburnham
Click here for the similar information for Penhurst