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Ainsworth, Robertlocked

(1660–1743)
  • R. D. Smith

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Ainsworth, Robert (1660–1743), lexicographer and schoolmaster, was born in September 1660, probably at Wordsall, which, in the seventeenth century, was a collection of gentlemen's houses, in the parish of Eccles, about 4 miles from Manchester, the location cited by Dr Samuel Patrick in his preface to the second edition of ...

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National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
J. Nichols, , 9 vols. (1812–16); facs. repr. (1966)