at Unsworth, a hamlet, in the township of Pilkington, parish of Prestwich cum Oldham,
Now part of the Metropolitan Borough of Bury, in Greater Manchester, Unsworth dates back to 1291 when it was first listed as Hundeswrth. By 1333, the place name was known as Undesworth.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jeffrey Hunsworth, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1840; Jesse Unsworth settled in Philadelphia in 1864; John Unsworth settled in Philadelphia in 1880; Mathew Unswerth settled in Philadelphia in 1870.