Notes for Martin SWINDELLS II
After the death of his father, Martin Swindells I, this son, Martin II,
together with Joseph Brooke, carried on the
business as partners together. But they gave up all the mills except
[Ed. This would have been before they built
18 July 1855: lost a leg in a serious accident at the mill
a pile of metalwork fell on him.
Built Adelphi mill with his brother
George, opening in 1856.
13th January 1869: retired and left the
son Frederick took over.
1872: moved to Cambridge; Rock Bank sold to
Fred Wilkinson, director of Brooke, Swindells & Co.
includes: XX September MDCCCLXXX Aged LXVI
Notes for Frances BROOKE
Grave inscription includes: IV September MDCCCXLVI Aged XXXIII
|12. ||Book, 1973, reprinted 1986, Cotton Town, Wilmslow Historical Society|
|48. ||Email, Fred Rowley, 03 January 2011|