John Ashe d.1707
John ASHE d.1707
Apothecary, of Chesterfield.
Ashe's probate inventory includes books valued at £1 10s.
A 19th-century writer who had a number of Ashe's books noted that they were regularly marked by "the initials I.A. branded on the top edge of the leaves with a hot iron". None have been traced today.
- Milward, R., Books and booksellers in late 17th century Chesterfield, Derbyshire Miscellany 10 (1981), 119-145, p.131.