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Francis SWINDELLS II
(1763 - 1823)
 
 
Mary LITTON
(1759 - 1813)
 
 

Married
 bd.  1784; Macclesfield, Cheshire UK
 dd.  11 March 1843, age about 58; Pott Shrigley, Macclesfield, Cheshire UK
 brd.  St John's Church, Bollington, Cheshire UK
 edu.  In Macclesfield
 occ.  Cotton spinner and manufacturer
 rel.  Born Anglican; Converted to Methodism at age 18
 res.  House next to Clough mill, Ingerlsey Vale
Pott Hall, Pott Shrigley, Cheshire, United Kingdom
 src.   [12]
 bd.  
 dd.  Deceased, age unknown
 res.  United Kingdom
 src.   [12]
Spouses: 1, 2

Martin SWINDELLS I


Notes for Martin SWINDELLS I

Established the Swindells cotton milling industry in Bollington by renting Ingersley Clough mill !Mill history page in partnership with Thomas Fernley. Later rented or owned several of the bigger mills in the town, employing over 2,000 people. Went on to build Clarence mill in 1830 in partnership with Joseph Brooke. [13]

His achievements are recorded on his grave with the words 'His ability and energy of character under the blessing of God mainly contributed to the increase and prosperity of this village.' [50]

Notes for Eleanor ROBINSON

Thought to be from Buxton.

Sources

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Book, 1973, reprinted 1986, Cotton Town, Wilmslow Historical Society
Document, Emma F Brooke, 1885, Happy Valley: George Swindells, notes
Church record, Gravestone at St John's Church, Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire UK


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