Ounsworth History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Ounsworth family

The surname Ounsworth was first found in Lancashire at Unsworth, a hamlet, in the township of Pilkington, parish of Prestwich cum Oldham, hundred of Salford. [1] 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.

Early History of the Ounsworth family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ounsworth research. Another 107 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1590, 1500, 1608 and 1760 are included under the topic Early Ounsworth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Ounsworth Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Unsworth, Unsworthe, Hunsworth, Hunsworthe and many more.

Early Notables of the Ounsworth family (pre 1700)

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Australia Ounsworth migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Ounsworth Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Thomas Ounsworth, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Anna Maria" in 1849 [2]


  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The ANNA MARIA 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849AnnaMaria.htm


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