The History of 14 Chichester Terrace

General Sir Frederick Ashworth

Recollections of Kemp Town’s early days by published on 16th January1892 by William Baines in the Brighton Herald

Another old resident at the time was General Sir Frederick Ashworth (now dead some 40 years) who commanded a division of Wellington’s Army when it crossed the Pyrennes in 1813. He was a truly notable man, with a fine intellectual countenance, lighted up by sharp keen eyes, which in conversation roamed all around as though expecting a sudden attack from some hidden enemy.

He died in 1858.

To read more of these Recollections find the Article on the Estate page by Andrew Doig