William Ashburnham 2nd Baron Ashburnham 
- Born: 21 May 1679
- Christened: 22 May 1679, St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, London, England
- Marriage: Catharine Taylor  on 16 Oct 1705
- Died: 16 Jun 1710, Ashburnham, Sussex, England at age 31
Cause of his death was smallpox.
William Ashburnham, 2nd Baron Ashburnham was born on 21 May 1679.1 He was baptised on 22 May 1679 at St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, London, England .1 He was the son of John Ashburnham, 1st Baron Ashburnham and Bridget Vaughan .1 He married Catharine Taylor , daughter of Thomas Taylor and Ursula (?) , on 16 October 1705.1 He died on 16 June 1710 at age 31 at Ashburnham, Sussex, England <pd225.htm>, from smallpox, without issue.1 He was buried at Ashburnham, Sussex, England .1
William Ashburnham, 2nd Baron Ashburnham held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Tory) for Hastings between 1702 and 1710.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron Ashburnham, of Ashburnham, Sussex [E., 1689] on 21 January 1709/10.1
1. G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 271. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
William married Catharine Taylor  [MRIN: 551615256], daughter of Thomas Taylor  and Ursula , on 16 Oct 1705. (Catharine Taylor  was born on 28 Aug 1686, died on 11 Jul 1710 and was buried in Ashburnham, Sussex, England.). The cause of her death was smallpox.