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Ashby is part of Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet parish.
Population (2011) of Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet parish: 427.
Local licensing authority for Ashby is East Suffolk.
We have searched records dating back to before 1840 without finding reference to a single public house in this village; it seems likely there has never been one. Please let us know if you have any information to contradict this.
The village appears on John Speed's 1610 map as "Aſhbye".
A wooden boat thought to date from the 4th or 5th century was found in a watercourse in 1830.
Some historical information from English Heritage's National Monuments Record.