The Arkwrights: Spinners of Fortune
Richard Arkwright was born in Preston in 1732. He married Patience Holt in 1755 and had a son, Richard, in the same year. After Patience's death in 1756, he married Margaret Biggens in 1761. He passed away in 1792, and was buried at Smelting Mill Green, close to Cromford Bridge.
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