Enid Ashton (1922 – 2018) was born Enid Stott in Blackley near Manchester on 11 October. She began working for Barclays Bank and then during World War Two she joined the Women’s Royal Naval Service. In her later life, she ran a greengrocers with her husband John for many years. Enid enjoyed travelling across Europe with John and painting in oils and watercolours. She married John in 1948 and they had two children: Patricia and Jonathan, five grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren.