In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Ashton like this:
ASHTON, a hamlet in Ufford parish, Northampton; 2½ miles W of Helpstone r. station, and 5 E by S of Stamford. Acres, 980. Real property, £1,069. Pop., 115. Houses. 21. Ashton Wold is a resort of sportsmen.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ashton, in Peterborough and Northamptonshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 22nd March 2017
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