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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Ainsworth Family History

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Some Famous People with the surname of Ainsworth

Wikipedia Henry Ainsworth, (1571?1622) was an English Nonconformist clergyman and scholar.
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Wikipedia Robert William Ainsworth (born 19 June 1952) is a British Labour politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Coventry North East since 1992, and is the current Secretary of State for Defence, replacing John Hutton on 5 June 2009.
Wikipedia Robert Ainsworth (September 1660 ? 4 April 1743) was an English Latin lexicographer, and author of the well-known compendious "Dictionary of the Latin Tongue".
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Wikipedia Kurt Harold Ainsworth (born September 9, 1978 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana) is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher.
Wikipedia Sidney Ainsworth (December 21, 1872 ? May 21, 1922) was a screen and stage actor who appeared in his first movie in 1909.
Wikipedia Michael Lionel Yeoward Ainsworth (13 May 1922 ? 28 August 1978) was an English cricketer: a right-handed batsman who played his county cricket for Worcestershire but also appeared on a number of occasions for Combined Services and Free Foresters.
Wikipedia Gareth Ainsworth (born 10 May 1973) is an English footballer who plays for Wycombe Wanderers as a midfielder is out on a 1 month loan from Queens Park Rangers.
Wikipedia Walden Lee "Pug" Ainsworth (10 November 1886 ? 7 August 1960) was an admiral of the United States Navy.
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Wikipedia Seymour Ainsworth (May 17, 1821 ? December 22, 1890) was an American businessman born in Woodbury, Vermont, USA.
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Wikipedia Roger Ainsworth is Master of St Catherine's College, Oxford and Professor of Engineering Science at the University of Oxford.
Wikipedia Jerry Lionel Ainsworth was a first class cricketer.
Wikipedia Alphonso "Alf" Ainsworth (31 July 1913 ? 25 April 1975) was an English professional footballer, whose regular position was at inside forward.
Wikipedia Frederick Crayton Ainsworth (September 11, 1852 ? June 5, 1934) was a surgeon in the United States Army who eventually rose to the position of Adjutant General.
Wikipedia Geoffrey Clough Ainsworth (born in Birmingham on October 9, 1905; died in Derby on October 25, 1998) was a British mycologist and scientific historian.
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