Ann Ainscough was born in Horwich on 30th October 1901 and was the daughter of George Ainscough (b.1870) and Mary Ellen Winward. She was known as Annie and was never married. In 1911 she was living at 49 New Brunswick Street in Horwich. She and a sister ran a confectioner's-cum-bakery in Leicester Avenue in Horwich for many years but, when her parents retired to Lostock, she went with them to look after them. She died about 1983.