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The Ainsworths of Smithills

The Ainsworths of Smithills

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Published by Tillotson & Son in Bolton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Wm. Brimelow.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 85/5230 (C)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxxviii p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2564187M
LC Control Number85104421

Peter Ainsworth DL JP (24 November – 18 January ) was a British landowner and operator of an important bleach works. Leaving the family business to a brother, he went into politics as a Whig, and was one of the two Members of Parliament for Bolton from to , before returning to the life of a country gentleman.. Background and life. In , the hall and estate were sold to the Ainsworth family, who were successful Bolton bleachers. Under three generations of Ainsworths Smithills was extensively rebuilt and modernised. In Richard Henry Ainsworth, the nephew of Peter Ainsworth (Colonel Ainsworth’s son), inherited the house. In around

Son of W. Ainsworth, of 56, Stewart Street, Halliwell Road, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Ann Colbert (formerly Ainsworth), of , Bolton Road, Westhoughton, Lancashire, and formerly of 12, Topping Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Listed as wounded and missing since 08/07/ and . The Wolfendens. Maybe you read in the paper recently about the scheme to build 35 houses at Marsh Fold Lane, Halliwell. There will be 19, 4-bedroom, 11, 3-bedroom and 5, 2-bedroom homes built on the site of the former Marsh Fold Mill.

  The estate was sold in and then sold again in this time to Joseph Byrom. Smithills wasn’t the Byrom’s main concern (they lived at Kersall Cell, Salford) and they rented out parts of the building. In Richard Ainsworth bought Smithills. The Ainsworths were successful bleachers, a family made wealthy by the Industrial Revolution. ARARAT, Va. — Dr. Jeanette Therese (Coe) Ainsworth, a resident of Ararat, Virginia, died on Febru , at the age of She was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, on J , the.


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The Ainsworths of Smithills Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Ainsworths of Smithills Hall In the 18th century ( years or more after my ancestor departed for America) members of the Ainsworth family became extremely wealthy in the cotton bleaching industry. They lived in a splendid rambling Elizabethan manor house called Smithills Hall, a few miles from Ainsworth.

Peter Ainsworth of Smithills Hall died in without issue, and the estate passed to John’s son, Col. Richard Henry Ainsworth (), who had already inherited Moss Bank and the bleachworks. He chose to live at Smithills and employed George Devey to restore and remodel the rest of the house in and Author: Nick Kingsley.

Ainsworth Heraldry There are at least four authentic coats The Ainsworths of Smithills book arms associated with various branches of the Ainsworth family, two shown here. Ainsworth of Pleasington, shown at left (the arms associated with the present day village of Ainsworth) consists of three silver shovels on a blue background, with the motto “Spes meliora” (“I hope for better things”).

It would be nice if this could be proved, for the Pleasington Ainsworths have recently been traced back to William the Conqueror. There is much about the Ainsworths and Smithills Hall in Mrs. Annabel Huth-Jackson’s book, printed in‘A Victorian Childhood’.

Colonel Ainsworth died about AINSWORTH OF LIGHTBOUNDS, SMITHILLS, AND MOSS BANK Description: ZAH/1. Accounts, Bills, and Receipts. ZAH/2. Appointments & Commissions (See also ZAH/15/). ZAH/3. Correspondence and Letter Books.

ZAH/4. Diaries and Journals of John Horrocks Ainsworth of Moss Bank. ZAH/5. Game Books. ZAH/6. Genealogy and Family History. (See also ZAH/14). Inwhen the last Radcliffe to own the estate died without a male heir, Smithills Hall was passed to the Bartons.

The Bartons were a wealthy family of sheep owners and they retained the house. The Ainsworths of Halliwell, W.D. Billington (), Halliwell Local History Society. This book has provided much of the information on this webpage. It is available from Smithills Hall, or from Halliwell Local History Society here.

Smithills Hall, W.D Billington and M.S. Howe ( A commitment to read the book each half term; A commitment to contribute answers and comments to the blog in response to other contributions and especially in response to four or five issues for discussion the Headmaster poses for each book.

The society takes its name from the Ainsworths of Smithills, who are one of the oldest Bolton families. who are all descendants of our Ainsworths. They meet for a get-together every two years. Richard (or Rick as he is called at home) has subsequently sent me a group photograph in which I counted 85 Ainsworths (see below).

Richard and Beth went home with an armful of our books about Smithills Hall and our Ainsworths. Ainsworths has resumed normal service and we are, in most cases, shipping orders the same day.

The problems are arising when the orders reach the country of destination. Therefore, we are asking customers to please be patient when waiting for their orders.

Some customers in countries such as USA, Canada, India, parts of Europe, Japan and South. Then the 17 th Century saw Smithills purchased by the Byroms of Manchester, who kept it until – when the Ainsworths took over.

Ainsworth is a prominent name in Bolton, as the Ainsworth family made their fortune during the Industrial Revolution, setting up the bleachworks at nearby Barrow Bridge, providing a much more time-and-cost. He was until his death President of the Friends of Smithills Smithills connection with the Ainsworth’s lives on with Sir William Burton Nigel Goring, bornthe son of Freda Margaret, sister of John Francis Ainsworth.

He is now President of the Friends of Smithills Hall. Of one of the many rich families who occupied Smithills Hall is the Ainsworths and they’re are plenty of reports of Colonel Ainsworth ghost. Buy The Ainsworth Family Of Smithills Hall From Norman Times To The 17th Century by (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Inthe hall and estate were sold to the Ainsworth family, who were successful Bolton bleachers, and, under three generations of Ainsworths, Smithills was extensively rebuilt and modernised. SM 53 – Oct On the edge of Bolton, in Greater Manchester, there is a splendid, rambling Elizabethan manor house called Smithills Hall.

It is one of the oldest halls in Lancashire – part of it actually dates back to the reign of King John in the 14th century, and it has been added to progressively since that time. The Ainsworth family of Smithills Hall from Norman times to the 17th century by John Keelan. Published by The Friends of Smithills hall in Bolton (19,Leighton Ave,Heaton,Bolton).

Written in. People say that this is the ghost of Colonel Ainsworth, returning to pour himself a drink of wine. Smithills Hall is an amazing place that gives you the opportunity to learn a lot of new facts that you may never have known before.

It is also a great museum because of the 71 TripAdvisor reviews. Under three generations of Ainsworths Smithills was extensively rebuilt and modernised. In Richard Henry Ainsworth, the nephew of Peter Ainsworth (Colonel Ainsworth& son), inherited the house.

In around He employed the prominent Victorian architect George Devey in about to design the most significant improvements to Smithills Hall.

A booklet of the family, The Ainsworth Family of Smithills Hall, was published by the Friends of Smithills Hall in Bolton. From Bolton too came Robert Ainsworth, the compiler of the well-used Latin-English dictionary of Thomas Ainsworth, a lawyer in Manchester in the early ’s, was a descendant of the Ainsworths of Tottington near.Re: Smithills Hall, Bolton The following account is from The Haunted Homes and Family Traditions of Great Britain By John Ingram ().

Smithills Hall, Halliwell, Lancashire, the seat of Richard Henry Ainsworth, Esq., is one of those lovely and picturesque ancestral abodes for which England is famous.Mary Ainsworth taught at the John Hopkins University and later at the University of Virginia.

She headed the Society for Research in Child Development from to and was a fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the British Psychological Association.