Ainsworth is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1725 from chapelry in Middleton Ancient Parish.
Parish registers begin: 1727
Nonconformists include: Methodist New Connexion and Presbyterian Unitarian.
Parishes adjacent to Ainsworth
The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851
Ainsworth, or Cochey in Middleton, a chapelry in the parish of Middleton, co.-palatine of Lancaster; 9 miles from Manchester. Living, a perpetual curacy in the archd. and dio. of Chester; gross income £136. Patron, the rector of Middleton. The inhabitants are chiefly employed in the cotton manufacture. Pop., in 1801. 1,240; in 1831, 1,584. Houses 258. Acres 1,090. A. P. £2,213. Poor rates, in 1837, £345.
Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.
- County: Lancashire
- Civil Registration District: Bury
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Manchester
- Rural Deanery: Bolton le Moors
- Poor Law Union: Bury
- Hundred: Salford
- Province: York