Rev. Paul Ashmore was a clergyman.
Rev. Paul Ashmore was ordained in 1827, and retired to London. He may have known JW in the mid-seventies, since his name appears in an address book (#12714).
Allen's West London Directory, London, 1869; Venn, J. A. (ed.), Alumni Cantabrigienses 1752-1900, Cambridge University Press, 1940-1954.