Family Card - Person Sheet
Family Card - Person Sheet
NameWilliam AINSCOUGH
Birth1816, Haigh
Death27 Mar 1884, Little Scotland, Blackrod
Burial29 Mar 1884, Blackrod
FatherRalph AINSCOUGH (1782-1827)
MotherAnn AINSCOUGH (1782-)
Spouses
Birth1814, Duxbury
Death17 Sep 1855, Blackrod
Birth1814
FatherJohn HOLDING (1785-)
MotherJane DARBYSHIRE (1785-1853)
Marriage18 Feb 1838, Wigan Parish Church
ChildrenJohn (1839-1923)
 Ralph (1841-1917)
 James (1843-)
 William (1845-1903)
 Nanny (1847-1848)
 Charles (1848-)
 Robert (1851-1925)
 Thomas (1854-)
Birth1817, Orrell
Birth1817
FatherJohn Waring (1785-)
MotherMary [Waring] (1785-)
Marriage6 Apr 1856, Hindley Parish Chapel
ChildrenMichael (1857-)
 George (1859-)
 Elizabeth A (1861-)
Notes for William AINSCOUGH
William Ainscough was born in 1816 and christened on 14th April 1816 at St. Katherine's Church in Blackrod. He was the son of Ralph Ainscough (1782) and Nanny. He married Fanny Holding on 18th February 1838 in Wigan Parish Church. In 1841 he was a coal miner and was living at Red Rock Bridge in Arley. In 1851 he was a miner and was living at Canal Row in Haigh. Rate books of the period show that William was often in arrears. Sometime around 1855, Fanny Holding died and William married weaver Margaret Waring, the daughter of John Waring, at Hindley Parish Chapel on 6th April 1856. In 1861 he was a coal miner and was living at Farm House in Blackrod. In 1871 he was working as a coalminer and was living in Little Scotland in Blackrod. By 1881, Margaret Waring had died and William was living in Dark Lane, Blackrod. His occupation was given as a collier. He died on 27th March 1884 in Little Scotland, Blackrod, of heart disease and general debility. He was aged 67.

Sources
• 1. International Genealogical Index. William Ainscough. Christened 14 April 1816 at St. Katherine's Church, Blackrod. Son of Ralph Ainscough, b. 1782. • 2. 1841 Census. Red Rock Bridge, Arley, Haigh. William Ainscow. Head. Age 25. Coal miner. • 3. 1851 Census. Canal Row, Haigh. William Ainscough. Head. Age 35. Coal miner. Born Blackrod. • 4. 1861 Census. Farm House, Blackrod. William Ainscow. Head. Age 46. Coal miner. Born Blackrod. • 5. Marriage Registers. William Ainscow. Mar. 1838. 21. 424. Wigan. • 6. 1881 Census. Dark Lane, Blackrod. Head. Age 65. Carter [sic - more probably Collier]. Born Blackrod. • 7. Birth Certificate. William Ainscough, Father. Shown on son Ralph's birth certificate as a Collier living in Haigh. • 8. Marriage Certificate. Married on 18th February 1838 in Wigan Parish Church. William Ainscow, aged 21, bachelor. Living at Red Rock Bridge, Haigh. Father: Ralph Ainscough, Labourer. Witnessed by William Dean and Charlotte Holding. Married by James Kirkland Glazebrook, Curate. • 9. Death Registers. Ainscough, William. Mar. 1884. 8c. 14. Wigan. Age 67. • 10. Marriage Registers. Ainscow, William. Jun. 1856. 2c. 9. Wigan - possible second marriage, but no Margaret Waring in the same register. • 11. Death certificate. Died 27 March 1884, Little Scotland, Blackrod. Age 67. Cause: Heart Disease 6 months, General Debility. Certified: Henry Smith MRCS. Informant: James Ainscough, Son, Little Scotland, Blackrod. Sub District: Aspull. Reg. District: Wigan. • 12. 1871 Census. Little Scotland, Blackrod. William Ainscough. Head. Age 54. Coalminer. Born Blackrod. • 13. Marriage Registers. Ainscow, William & Waring, Margaret. Jun. 1856. 8c. 9. Wigan. • 14. Marriage Certificate. 1856. Hindley Parish Chapel, Wigan. No. 119. April 6th 1856. William Ainscow, 40, Widower, Collier, Blackrod. Father: Ralph Ainscow, Labourer. Margaret Waring, 39, Spinster, Weaver, Hindley. Father: John Waring, Collier. Parochial Chapel, after Banns, by W. Banker, Curate. Witnesses: John Monks, Elizabeth Gaskell. • 15. Blackrod Parish Registers, Deaths & Burials, 1813-1986. William Ainscough. Born Born about 1817. Buried 29 Mar 1884. Age 67.
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