Richard Arkwright
(1755-1843)

Died aged c. 88

Richard Arkwright junior (19 December 1755 – 23 April 1843), the son of 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 theatre manager Stephen Kemble.

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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

Lumford House, Bakewell, United Kingdom where he lived (1777-1791)