| Ashley Ponsonby|
| January 12, 1898|
| William Ponsonby, 1st Baron de Mauley|
Henrietta Ponsonby, Countess of Bessborough
John Spencer, 1st Earl Spencer, Georgiana Spencer, Countess Spencer
Ashley Ponsonby Wikipedia
The Hon. Ashley George John Ponsonby DL JP (24 June 1831 – 12 January 1898) was a British Liberal politician.
Ponsonby was a younger son of William Ponsonby, 1st Baron de Mauley, third son of Frederick Ponsonby, 3rd Earl of Bessborough. His mother was Lady Barbara, daughter of Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 5th Earl of Shaftesbury.
Ponsonby sat as Member of Parliament for Cirencester between 1852 and 1857 and again between 1859 and 1865. He was also a Captain in the Grenadier Guards and a Justice of the Peace and Deputy Lieutenant of Gloucestershire.
Ponsonby married Louisa Frances Charlotte, daughter of Lord Henry Gordon, in 1857. They had two sons and one daughter. He died in January 1898, aged 66. His wife died in February 1910.
He lived at Prince's Gardens in London and at Heatherfield in Ascot, Berkshire, now Heatherwood Hospital.