Thomas Ashby

Thomas Ashby (1762–1841), and brother Charles Ashby, the former with whom Abraham Crowley apprenticed, all partnered in brewing, entered a 99 year lease of Barley Mow Public House in Alton. Thomas Ashby was married to Abraham's cousin Kitty.

  • Not to be confused with Thomas Ashby, archeologist, who was a relative. — “His father belonged to the well-known Quaker family to whom belonged Ashby's brewery at Staines – this became a private company in 1886.”
  • Richard Kaczynski, Perdurabo: The Life of Aleister Crowley 1556438990


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