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Ainsworth, Bury

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Ainsworth, Bury

Ainsworth (archaically known as Cockend) is a small village—effectively a suburb—within Radcliffe,in the Metropolitan Borough of Bury, in Greater Manchester, England. It lies on the western fringe of Bury, 2.2 miles northwest of Radcliffe, and 2.9 miles east of Bolton. The city of Manchester is 8.7 miles south-southeast of Ainsworth. Historically a part of Lancashire, Ainsworth was formerly a chapelry in the parish of Middleton and hundred of Salford.
Post townBOLTON
Administrative CountyBury
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD7610
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01204

Other names by which Ainsworth, Bury has been known in the past

Cockey ~ Cockley

Ainsworth, Bury in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Ainsworth, township and eccl. dist. (Christchurch), SE. Lancashire, 2½ miles SW. of Bury -- township, 883 ac., pop. 1729.

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