Sunday, September 06, 2020



Chic Silber said...

After more than 80 years of sawdust and spangles

veteran circus performer & owner manager

Mervyn Ashton has reached the end of the road

Chic Silber said...

5th Generation of the Ashton Circus dynasty

Mervyn Douglas Joseph has died at age 81

He was the only son of Doug and Phyllis Ashton

Chic Silber said...

His legacy will live on in future generations

of the Flying Ashtons trapeze troupes & circuses

Chic Silber said...

Mervyn's 6th generation son Joseph

currently helms "Circus Joseph Ashton"

Chic Silber said...

They claim to be the longest

continuosly operated family

circus in the world today

They are based in Australia

Unknown said...

The comment about merv being Doug's and phyllis son no sorry merv was dougs brother I know because I worked with the two brothers day in and day out