Ainsworth, Greater Manchester
known as Cockey
) is a small village—effectively a suburb—within Radcliffe
,in the Metropolitan Borough of Bury
, in Greater Manchester
It lies on the western fringe of Bury
, 2.2 miles (3.5 km) northwest of Radcliffe
, and 2.9 miles (4.7 km) east of Bolton
. The city of Manchester
is 8.7 miles (14.0 km) south-southeast of Ainsworth.
Historically a part of Lancashire, Ainsworth was formerly a chapelry in the parish of Middleton and hundred of Salford. It was added to the Radcliffe Urban District in 1933. Author and ghostwriter Paul Stenning is a former resident and pupil of Ainsworth County Primary School.
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