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Richard Arkwright junior

Derby industrialist

Died when: 87 years 125 days (1048 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius


Richard Arkwright junior

Richard Arkwright junior (19 December 1755 – 23 April 1843), the son of Sir Richard Arkwright of Cromford, Derbyshire, was a mills owner, turned banker, investor and financier (creditor) of many successful state and private entreprises of the British Industrial Revolution which his father had helped to catalyse.

Among his debtors were Samuel Oldknow of Marple and Mellor, his friend.He was one of ten known British millionaires in 1799.

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