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THE ARKWRIGHT STORY

SOPHIA MARY ARKWRIGHT

(1841-1929)

 Local benefactor to Grange

 

Sophia (pictured on the left) laid the foundation stone of this Parish Hall on 19 July 1912.

 She was the great great granddaughter of Sir Richard Arkwright,

the father of the factory system and the developer of the spinning frame.

 

(Sir) Richard Arkwright

(1732-1792)

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Richard Arkwright II

(1755-1843)

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Peter Arkwright

(1784-1866)

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Henry Arkwright

(1811-1889)

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Henrietta Beck Arkwright              Sophia Mary Arkwright

                                (1839-1906)                                               (1841-1929)