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Ainsley Early Origins



The surname Ainsley was first found in the county of Roxburghshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times. But they also had branches in Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Nottingham, where they gave their name to towns of the same name.

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Ainsley Spelling Variations


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Ainsley Spelling Variations



The name, Ainsley, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Ainslie, Ainsley, Ansley, Anslie, Aynslie, Aynsley, Aynsly, Aynsle, Ainley, Endlsley and many more.

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Ainsley Early History


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Ainsley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ainsley research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1246, 1296, and 1836 are included under the topic Early Ainsley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ainsley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ainsley Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Ainsley surname who came to North America were:

Ainsley Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Ainsley, who landed in North Carolina in 1718

Ainsley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Peter Ainsley, aged 24, arrived in Maryland in 1812
  • Hugh Ainsley, arrived in New York in 1825
  • Hugh Ainsley, who landed in New York in 1825

Ainsley Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Johanna Ainsley U.E., United Empire Loyalist who settled in Home District, South Central Ontario c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Sgt. Ozias Ainsley aka "Osiah", "Ansley" U.E., United Empire Loyalist who settled in Sussex Parish, King's County, New Brunswick in 1794 part of Ensign, 1st Battalion, New Jersey Volunteers, commanded by Lt. Col. Stephen DeLancey [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Ainsley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Ainsley, English convict from Durham, who was transported aboard the "Ann" on August 1809, settling in New South Wales, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Ann voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1809 with 200 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/ann/1809

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ainsley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ainsley (post 1700)



  • W. L. Ainsley, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Florida, 1896
  • LeRoy Ainsley (1911-1986), American politician, Mayor of Madison Heights, Michigan, 1959-60
  • John Ainsley, Educator
  • George Edward Ainsley (1915-1985), English professional footballer and football manager
  • John William Ainsley (1898-1976), British coal miner and politician

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Citations


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  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Ann voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1809 with 200 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/ann/1809

Other References

  1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  4. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  8. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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The Ainsley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ainsley Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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