Sunday, March 25, 2007

Thomas Ainscough 1778-1861 m. Betty Whitehead 1797-1879

Thomas Ainscough d. 1861 m Betty (Whitehead) d.1879
Thomas Ainscough d.1861
Ainscoughs in Mawdesley
Our Ladys & All saints RC Mawdesley

Information provided by 2nd cousins Tony Brown & Jonathon Hopper.
Thomas Ainscough 1778-1861 was my GGGG grandfather. He was the 2nd eldest son of at least 8 children. Born, grew up, worked as a farmer and died in Mawdesley, Lancs. The son of farmer John Ainscough (1752-1835) and mother Margaret (Worthington) (1751-1835).

Thomas married Elizabeth (Betty) Whitehead (1797-1879)from Downholland, Lancs. on 17th May 1819; records can be found at Croston, Lancs.
Thomas and Betty had 5 children. Their 2nd eldest son, Hugh 1822-1882 was my GGG grandfather- see blog 15th September 2006.
Betty died 10th April 1879 and Thomas died 31st December 1861, both can be found on the same gravestone in St Peter and St Paul RC Cemetery, Mawdesley.

PARENTS - John Ainscough (1752-1835) and mother Margaret (nee Worthington) (1751-1835) see earlier blog 8th September 2006.

CHILDREN of Thomas & Betty
1.1 John (1820-?) m Ellen Eastman
1.2 Hugh (1822-1882) m Ellen Cowley (1824 -1895)
1.3 James(1827-?)
1.4 Richard (1833-1912) m Helen Blackburn
1.5 Margaret (2nd wife 1836-1918) m Thomas Cowley (1828-?)

SIBLINGS OF Thomas Ainscough
1.1 Elizabeth (Betty)(1776-1816) m Richard Ainscough (1773-1842)
1.2 James (1778-?)
1.3 Margaret(1782-1835) m Robert Gortly
1.4 Nancy (Ann 1784-1851) m Robert Alty (1794-1861)
1.5 Richard (1787-1849) m Nancy Sergeant - Rutters estate
1.6 Jane(1789-1794) died of smallpox
1.7 John(1794-1872) m Margaret Wignall (1797-1860) - the Harrock Hall link

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