Thursday, October 26, 2006
PRIVATE AINSCOUGH, RICHARD (1897-19th MAY 1918)
Information researched by Anthony Brown (Aus)
Richard Ainscough is my 1st cousin 3 times removed.
Father: William James Ainscough (1862-30 Jan 1910) Mother: Alice Watson (1861-?) Married in 1882. Richard was the 5th son and living at Berry Lane, Alston, Longridge, nr. Preston, Lancashire in the 1901 census.
George Henry Ainscough born before 1886
Hugh Ainscough b.1891-5 june 1983
Thomas Ainscough b.1892-31 march 1936
William Ainscough b.1894-5 october 1914
Hellen Ainscough born before 1883
Mary Ainscough born before 1888
Helen Ainscough born 1884
Alice Ainscough born 1899
Details from CWGC website:
“In Memory of Private RICHARD AINSCOUGH 63924, "Z" Coy. 2nd Bn., Royal Fusiliers who died age 21 on 19 May 1918.
Son of William James and Alice Ann Ainscough, of Longridge, nr. Preston, Lancashire. Remembered with honour; CINQ RUES BRITISH CEMETERY, HAZEBROUCK”
“Pray for the soul of Richard Ainscough, Royal Fusiliers, killed in action May 19th 1918, interred in France. May he rest in Peace. Amen”
The following list shows how RICHARD AINSCOUGH is related to our Ainscough branch of the family
7. Parents Hugh AINSCOUGH (1822-July 21 1882) and Ellen Cowley (1826 -Nov 8th 1895)
They had 13 children of whom Thomas AINSCOUGH (my branch) and William James AINSCOUGH (Richard Ainscough’s branch) were brothers.
RICHARD AINSCOUGH'S BRANCH
6. William AINSCOUGH (1862-1910) m Alice WATSON (1861-?) FATHER
5. RICHARD AINSCOUGH (1897-19 MAY 1918) SON (WAR VETERAN)
6. Thomas AINSCOUGH (1846-1929) FATHER
5. Henry AINSCOUGH (1868-1912) SON
4. Norbert AINSCOUGH (1903-)
3. Peter AINSCOUGH
2. Barbara AINSCOUGH
1. Rhiannon AINSCOUGH