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ResidenceUnited Kingdom


BirthMale; 1784; Macclesfield, Cheshire UK
Death11 Mar 1843, age about 58; Pott Shrigley, Macclesfield, Cheshire UK
Burial St John's Church, Bollington, Cheshire UK
Burial MemoPlot 929
EducationIn Macclesfield
OccupationCotton spinner and manufacturer
ReligionBorn Anglican; Converted to Methodism at age 18
ResidencePott Hall, Pott Shrigley, United Kingdom
Web Page happy-valley.org.uk/families/pictures/306a_martin_swindells_i_death_certificate.jpg


Marriage Details not recorded

Notes for Eleanor ROBINSON

Thought to be from Buxton.

Notes for Martin SWINDELLS I

Established the Swindells cotton milling industry in Bollington by renting Ingersley Clough mill 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.

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.'

Database record last updated 17 February 2013

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