Ashdowne, William, an English Unitarian, who wrote a number of controversial pieces toward the close of the 18th century, viz. An Essay Concerning the true Meaning of Jesus in his Parables (Canterbury, 1780, 8vo):-The Unitarian, Arian, and Trinitarian Opinions respecting Christ tried by Scripture (Canterbury, 1789, 8vo) ;-The Doctrine of Satan, as Tempter, etc. not founded in Scripture (1791, 8vo):--Proofs that Adults only are included in the New Covenant (1792, 8vo).Gentleman's Magazine, 1790, 1800,1805; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, iii, 435.