Thomas Ainscough was born on 24th September 1854 and christened on 8th October 1854 at St. Katherine's Church in Blackrod. He was the son of William Ainscough (1816) and Fanny Holding. In 1861 he was living Farm House in Blackrod. In 1871 he was working as a labourer and was living in Little Scotland, Blackrod. In 1881 he was living in the household of his elder brother Robert at 14 Regent Street in Pemberton. He married Ellen Parkinson in 1881. In 1891 he was working as a colliery engine minder and was living at 21 Turners Yard in Pemberton. In 1901 he was still living in Turner's Yard. By 1911 he had moved to 668 Warrington Road in Brynn, Pemberton.
Spouse: Parkinson, Ellen (1861)
Children: Robert (1882), Fanny (1887), Luke (1889), Mary (1892), Fanny (1895), Alice (1897), Sarah (1904)