John Ashley of Clifton and Ashley Hall


Bristol Channel Mission Founder

1835 - ????

Religious (Anglican) institution to address sailors on board, founded by Rev. John Ashley, the son of John Ashley of Ashley Hall, in 1835. The predecessor of the Mission to Seafarers.


Anglican institution, designed to serve crews on board ship, founded in 1835 by the Rev. John Ashley, son of John Ashley of Ashley Hall. Predecessor to the Mission to Seafarers. R.W. H. Miller, Dr Ashley's Pleasure Yacht: John Ashley, the Bristol Channel Mission and all that Followed (James Clarke & Co. Ltd - the Lutterworth Press, 2017).