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Name
BirthMale; 1814
Death20 Sept 1880, age about 66; Cambridge, UK
BurialSt John's Church, Bollington, Cheshire UK
OccupationCotton mill owner and operator, company director
ReligionAnglican
ResidenceRock Bank House, Clarence Road, Bollington, Cheshire, UK
Father
Mother

Martin SWINDELLS II b.1814

Spouses:

Married, 1834
Name
BirthFemale; 1813
Death4 Sept 1846, age about 33
BurialSt John's Church, Bollington, Cheshire UK
ReligionAnglican
ResidenceUK
Father
MotherNot recorded
Marriage 1834, Leeds Parish Church, Yorkshire UK
Children (4):Martin (1836 - 1880)
Hannah (1845 - )
Frederick (1845 - )
Ellen

Married
Name
BirthFemale; 1824
Death25 May 1909, age about 84
BurialSt John's Church, Bollington, Cheshire UK
ReligionAnglican
ResidenceUK
Marriage Details not recorded
Children (6):Charlotte 'Tarlie' (1850 - )
Bertha (1853 - 1940)
Walter (1855 - )
Janet (1856 - 1937)
Ethel (1860 - )
Edna

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

Sources

12.  Book, 1973, reprinted 1986, Cotton Town, Wilmslow Historical Society
48.  Email, Fred Rowley, 03 January 2011

Person record last updated: 26 September 2020


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