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 the Clarence.
[Ed. This would have been before they built Adelphi]
18 July 1855: lost a leg in a serious accident at the mill when a pile of metalwork fell on him.
Built Adelphi mill with his brother George, opening in 1856.
13th January 1869: retired and left the mills; son Frederick took over.
1872: moved to Cambridge; Rock Bank sold to Fred Wilkinson, director of Brooke, Swindells & Co.
Grave inscription includes: XX September MDCCCLXXX Aged LXVI
Notes for Frances BROOKE
Grave inscription includes: IV September MDCCCXLVI Aged XXXIII