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ASHBEE, Charles Robert

Born: 1863 05 17
Died: 1942 05 23


Charles Robert Ashbee (Isleworth, 17 May 1863–Sevenoaks, Kent, 23 May 1942) was an English designer and entrepreneur who was a prime mover of the Arts and Crafts movement that took its craft ethic from the works of John Ruskin and its co-operative structure from the socialism of William Morris.

He was in South Africa in 1903 and visited Stonehouse.