Famous Personalities

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Ministers at Christ Church, Ashburton Road 1869 – 1972 on whose site was built Ashburton Court

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Francis T. Baring – probably the closest Portsmouth link to the use of Ashburton as a street name. First elected to the House of Commons in 1826 as a Member of Parliament for Portsmouth.

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Sir Alfred Blake KCVO, A Founder Director and First Company Secretary.

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John Kemp-Welch JP, Layer of the Foundation Stone 1870 and a Founder of Schweppes

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His Honour Judge Alfred Tylor QC, Sitting in The County Court at Ashburton County Court, Ashburton Road, Southsea in the 1950’s