Ashcroft, Cecil 18??-19?? England Lancashire, Preston - ?, ?
pianist, 1898 called a local composer of Preston but he seems not to have been born in Preston, at least not under the name Cecil, 5.feb.1898 on piano
he accompanied the principal tenor of Liverpool Cathedral George Greene singing his 'Lady Betty' in a concert in aid of the Preston Dramatic Company
at the Public Hall in Preston
 Lady Betty. Song
words and music Cecil Ashcroft
pub Bossetti & Co., London 1898