Solomon Ainscough was born in 1866 in Pemberton and was the son of John Ainscough (1839) and Alice. He was the grandson of William Ainscough (1816). In 1871 he was living in Goose Green in Pemberton. In 1881 he was a labourer in a coal mine and was living at 2 Little Lane in Pemberton. He married Mary Beardsmore, daughter of William and Eliza Beardsmore, in Pemberton in 1890. In 1891 he was a fireman in a coal line and living at 196 Enfield Street, Pemberton. In 1901 he was working as a fireman in a coal mine and was living at 141 Enfield Street, Pemberton. In 1911 he was living at 290 Warrington Road, Pemberton, and working as a colliery underlooker. He died in the Wigan RD in 1943, aged 77.
Spouse: Beardsmore, Mary (1867)
Children: Jone (1892), Fanny (1894), Enoch, (1895), Ralph 1897), Mary (1899), William (1900), James (1907), Nellie (1909), Fred (1910)