See: Asheton (3:Assheton)

See: Ashton (31: quartered by Mitford as representing a second son of Assheton of Middleton)

Argent, a mullet sable pierced

Original blazon: Ar. a mullet sa. pierced of the field.

Crest: On a cap of maintenance, a mower, vested and capped quarterly, ar. and sa., the sleeves and stockings counterchanged, holding a scythe handled or, the point of the blade towards the dexter.

Supporters: -

Motto: Nec arrogo nec dubito.


(originally, temp. Henry III., of Ashton-under-Lyne, co. Lancaster, now of Downham and Cuerdale, in that county, represented by Ralph Assheton, of Downham and Cuerdale, Esq., M.P. for Clitheroe).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)

Quarterly: 1st and 4th, Argent, a mullet sable; 2nd and 3rd, Gules, a cross crosslet or

Original blazon: Quarterly, 1st and 4th, ar. a mullet sa.; 2nd and 3rd, gu. a cross crosslet or.

Crest: A boar's head couped or.

Supporters: -

Motto: -


(Chadderton, co. Lancaster, Edmund Assheton, second son of Sir Thomas Assheton of Assheton, m. Johanna, dau. of Richard Radcliffe of Cadderton. The last heir male, the Rev. William Assheton, rector of Prestwick, d. 25 Feb. 1731, leaving two daus. Catherine, m.. John Blackburne, of Orford, Esq., and Dorothy, m. Darcy Lever, of Alkington, Esq.)

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)

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