Place:Ainsworth, Lancashire, England

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NameAinsworth
Alt namesCockeysource: Family History Library Catalog
Cockendsource: Wikipedia
TypeCivil parish, Suburb
Coordinates53.583°N 2.367°W
Located inLancashire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inGreater Manchester, England     (1974 - )
See alsoBury Rural, Lancashire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1933
Radcliffe, Lancashire, Englandborough in which it was situated 1933-1974
Bury (metropolitan borough), Greater Manchester, Englandmetropolitan borough in which the area was located since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia

Ainsworth (archaically known as Cockend) is a small village-—effectively a suburb-—within the town of Radcliffe, in the Metropolitan Borough of Bury, in Greater Manchester, England. Ainsworth lies on the western fringe of Bury, 2.2 miles (3.5 km) northwest of Radcliffe, and 2.9 miles (4.7 km) east of Bolton. The city of Manchester is 8.7 miles (14.0 km) south-southeast of Ainsworth.

Prior to 1974 it was a part of Lancashire. Originally Ainsworth was a chapelry in the parish of Middleton and hundred of Salford. From 1894 until 1933 it was a part of the Bury Rural District and in 1933 it was added to the Radcliffe Urban District.

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