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Ainslie Early Origins



The surname Ainslie 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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Ainslie Spelling Variations


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Ainslie Spelling Variations



During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Ainslie occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Ainslie, Ainsley, Ansley, Anslie, Aynslie, Aynsley, Aynsly, Aynsle, Ainley, Endlsley and many more.

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Ainslie Early History


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Ainslie Early History



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

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Ainslie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ainslie Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ainslie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Ainslie, or a spelling variation of the surname include:

Ainslie Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Robert Ainslie, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1796

Ainslie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Ainslie, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1800
  • John Ainslie, aged 47, landed in New York in 1812
  • Peter Ainslie, aged 24, arrived in Maryland in 1812
  • Adam Ainslie, age 36 who arrived in New York with his wife and 2 children in 1812
  • Adam Ainslie, aged 35, landed in New York in 1812
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ainslie Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Amos Ainslie U.E., United Empire Loyalist who settled in Kingston, 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
  • Mr. Samuel Ainslie U.E., United Empire Loyalist who settled in Kingston, 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

Ainslie Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Ainslie, English convict from Northumberland, who was transported aboard the "Adelaide" on August 08, 1849, settling in Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ainslie (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ainslie (post 1700)



  • George Ainslie (1838-1913), Congressional delegate from Idaho Territory
  • George Ainslie (1868-1931), American politician, Mayor of Richmond, Virginia (1912-1924)
  • Stephen E. Ainslie (1869-1939), American Republican politician, Member of South Dakota State Senate 42nd District, 1927-28
  • G. C. Ainslie, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1912, 1916
  • Montague Ainslie (1792-1884), English forester and businessman, involved in the iron ore company Harrison Ainslie
  • Henry Ainslie (1760-1834), English physician
  • John Bernard "Jack" Ainslie OBE (1921-2007), Wiltshire farmer and Liberal politician, Chairman of Wiltshire County Council from 1986 to 1990
  • Sir Charles Benedict "Ben" Ainslie CBE (b. 1977), English four-time Olympic gold medalist and eight-time World Championship gold medalist sailor
  • James Ainslie (1787-1844), Scottish pastoralist, best known as the first overseer of Duntroon in the Australian Capital Territory
  • Paul Ainslie (b. 1967), Canadian politician, city councillor in Toronto, Ontario
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849

Other References

  1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  5. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  6. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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The Ainslie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ainslie 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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