William Peirce Ashe à Court, 1st Baronet 33,46,48
- Born: 22 June 1747
- Marriage (1): Katherine Bradford in 1769
- Marriage (2): Laetitia Wyndham on 30 October 1777 in Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire
- Died: 27 July 1817, Heytesbury, Wiltshire aged 70
- Buried: 1817, Heytesbury, Wiltshire
MP for Heytesbury 1781 - 1806. Colonel in Army.
Inscription found in Heytesbury Church:
In the family vault near this place lie the remains of Sir William
Pierce Ashe à Court Baronet who departed this life the 27th day of
July 1817 aged 69 years.
Also of Laetitia, his wife daughter of Henry Wyndham Esq. of Salisbury
who died August 2nd 1821 aged 75 years.
Godfather Peirce à Court Ashe
Noted events in his life were:
1. Baronet: 4 July 1795.
William married Katherine Bradford, daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel John Bradford and Unknown, in 1769. (Katherine Bradford was born in 1744, died on 23 September 1776 and was buried in 1776 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.)
William next married Laetitia Wyndham, daughter of Henry Wyndham and Arundell Penruddocke, on 30 October 1777 in Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire. (Laetitia Wyndham was born in 1746, christened on 3 October 1746 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, died on 2 August 1821 in Bath, Somerset and was buried in 1821 in Heytesbury, Wiltshire.)