Kenneth H. Ashley

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Kenneth Herbert Ashley (1887--?) was an English poet, novelist, journalist, and farmer; published Up Hill and Down Dales (poetry), Creighton the Admirable (novel) and Death of a Curate (detective novel); wrote articles for The London Mercury,[1] The Spectator, and The Athenaeum. His poem "Rudkin was one who cattle sold" was selected by Leonard Strong as one of the best poems of 1923.[2]


  1. ^ Elson, William Harris; Mary H. Burris (1924). Child-library readers ... Scott, Foresman. p. 31. 
  2. ^ Strong, Leonard (1977). The Best Poems of 1923. Ayer Publishing. p. 23. ISBN 978-0-8369-6354-0.