Mr Mark Ashdown

WhatsApp Image 2024-04-17 at 9.02.11 AM.jpegOf Bath, formally of Kent, sadly passed away on the 2nd April 2024, aged 53 years.

He will be dearly missed by all his family and many friends.

A service to celebrate Mark's life will take place at Leafy Lane Natural Burial Woods, Corsham on Wednesday 1st May 2024 at 1:00pm.

Marks family have asked for the congregation to gather for approximately 12.40pm at the woodland.

Please dress appropriately for a woodland walk.

Donations in memory of Mark for 'Mind' can be made by clicking on the 'Donate' button below where your generosity can be increased with the benefit of Gift Aid.

There will be refreshments at Boston Tea Party, Alfred Street, Bath, following on from the service at 5.00pm

For further enquiries please contact Aaron Bewley or Sally Reid at AJB Funerals, Corsham, 01249 713134.

Total collected to date: £4,547.67

Charity details

Mind (The National Association For Mental Health)

Registered Number 219830

Service details

Thanksgiving Service

01 May, 2024 13:00

Leafy Lane Natural Burial Woods

Leafy Lane, Leafy Lane, Rudloe, Corsham, SN13 0LD


01 May, 2024 17:00

Boston Tea Party

8 Alfred Street, Bath, BA1 2QU

Messages of condolence

Sending my condolences to all of Mark's family and friends. Sleep well lovely, with love Nic, G, S & D xx

Miss Nicola Knight

Sending all our thoughts and love to Mark’s family and loved ones. Carmen and North xx

Miss Carmen Long

From a bunch of us who liked a little tipple of Diplomatico and an occasional game of mates poker. We'll miss you pal. ps. when you fell asleep at the table that time Mark, it was me who 'redistributed' all your chips... Anon

The Rum Club

Mark, you leave a huge void, we will remember your smile, laughter and friendship. You will be deeply missed. We send all our love to your family and loved ones.

Mr and Mrs Andy and Lou Punt

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. All our love to Tanya, Mia, Eva & Jake.

Mr and Mrs Marta Johnson Burzaco

You will be missed

Mr Gianni Rosell

Sending all our love and strength to Mark’s family and loved ones. A great man who will be greatly missed.

Mr and Mrs Jason and Rebecca Frank

To Tanya, Mia, Eva & Jake, with all our love to you all. We’re thinking of you constantly. All our love, Susie, Chris, Poppy, Amity & Flo xxx

Mr and Mrs Susie Aust

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. From Christian, Haider and the team at SixFive.


So sorry to hear of Mark's passing, and wishing all the very best to Tanya and family at this very difficult time.

Mr Paul Bassa

Here’s to you, Mark, and your full throttle roar. Shantha and Jo

Mr Shantha Shanmugalingam

Thinking of you all. With love, Katie & Simon Forrester

Mr and Mrs Katie & Simon Forrester

Thinking of you all at this difficult time. With love from all at Widcombe Junior School.

Mr Aaron Harley

‘Think where man's glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends.’ We’ll miss you, Mark x

Mr and Mrs Jamie & Li Saunders

We had many fun times and I’ll miss you, Mark. With love and condolences to Tanya and family from Mason and Kate xxx

Mr Mason Davies

In the words of Robert Loius Stevenson. ‘Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow’ . Our hearts are with you all Marina, Patrick, Amelia and Tomas xx

Mr and Mrs Marina Patrick Beare

In fond memory of Mark. Such an untimely passing of a loving family man.

Mr Philip Lamb

Many fun times shared with you Mark, that are remembered with a smile. You have left us way to early, but made a huge positive impression on so many. You want be forgotten. Rest in Peace sir.

Mr Andrew Minns

Mark you will be missed, your energy and bubbly character and kindness is what I will remember. Had some great times buddy and was lucky to spend those with you. Let’s hope the Arsenal can do it, I know you will be watching

Mr Kirk Russell

Dearest Tanya, Mia, Eva, Jake and family, sending love and positive energy to you all. Much love Al and Lara x x

Mrs Alexandra Bond

Thanking you for your and your family’s kindness and friendship to Elsie. Sending our love, Eugénie, Hugh and Elsie

Ms Eugenie Milbourn Pasco

So sorry to hear about Mark's death. Best wishes to his family

Mr Andrew Harrington

My sincerest condolences for the loss of such a beautiful soul. I will always remember him with much love. Marianne

Ms Marianne Fonteyn

We’ll miss you, mate!

Mr and Mrs Keulemans

Mark, missing you and our 9am catch ups. Feel lost with you gone fella. I hops you are at peace xxx

Mr Andy Doyle