James Ainslie was born 3 June 1808 in Fordyce, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom to Archibald Ainslie (-1827) and Euphemia Steedman (?-?) and died 24 June 1860 New Norfolk Hobart, Tasmania, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Mary Steven (1808-1887) 23 October 1825 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

He arrived in Hobart, Tasmania on 10 January 1853 on the Louisa with his wife and children.


Offspring of James Ainslie and Mary Steven (1808-1887)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Archibald Ainslie (c1827-?)
George Ainslie (c1828-?)
Mary Stewart Ainslie (c1830-1925) 1830 Scotland, United Kingdom 1925 Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Edwin Cox (c1825-1894)
Amily Annie Ainslie (c1831-1915) 1831 Scotland, United Kingdom December 1915 New Town, Tasmania, Australia Francis Anderson (c1802-1875)
George Ainslie (c1833-?)
Euphemia Ainslie (c1835-?)
John Marshall Ainslie (c1837-?)
John Marshall Ainslie (c1839-?)
Jemima Ainslie (c1843-?)
Georgina Gordon Ainslie (c1845-1929) 1845 Scotland, United Kingdom 15 July 1929 Grafton, New South Wales, Australia Alexander Fairweather (1849-1919)
Jemima Ainslie (c1848-?)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General