Richard Arkwright blue plaque in Bakewell

Richard Arkwright Junior 1755-1843 Shared in his father's cotton spinning mill innovations Lived at Lumford House following the construction of Lumford Mill in 1778 until 1792

Richard Arkwright junior (19 December 1755 – 23 April 1843), the son of the famous Sir Richard Arkwright of Cromford, Derbyshire, was the financier (creditor) of Samuel Oldknow of Marple and Mellor and a personal friend. His son Captain Arkwright married Francis Kemble, daughter of the famous theatre manager Stephen Kemble.

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