Alfred Ainscough was born around 1879 in Blackrod and was the son of William Ainscough (b. 1845) and Jane. In 1881 he was aged 2 and was living in Little Scotland, Blackrod. In 1891 he was aged 12, was at school and was living at 23 Hill Lane, Blackrod. In 1901 he was aged 22 and living at 26 Hill Lane, Blackrod. He married Ellen Leigh in the Chorley RD in 1901. In 1911 he was living at 16 Pleasant [sic], Blackrod, and working as a coal miner.
Spouse: Leigh, Ellen (1879)
Children: Jane (1902), John (1903), Mary (1905), Elizabeth (1907), William (1909)