ASH, THE, a hamlet, in the parish and union of Stoke-upon-Trent, N. division of the hundred of Pirehill and of the county of Stafford, 3 miles from Hanley. This place occupies elevated ground; the scenery in its vicinity is very pleasing, and embraces extensive views. Coal, ironstone, and quarry-stone are wrought in the hamlet. Ash Hall, and the estate of Ash, are the property of Job Meigh, Esq., a magistrate of the county of Stafford. Washerwall spring here, is the finest in the county.