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Joseph Brooke was in partnership with Martin
Swindells I spinning
cotton at various mills in Bollington, and in the construction
and operation of Clarence mill.
After the death in 1843 of Martin Swindells I, Joseph Brooke
and his wife Anne Swindells (daughter of Martin I) moved into Limefield
House, behind Clarence mill.
Brooke, Edward Hugh 1916 - 2002
Edward Hugh Brooke of Calgary, Alberta, Canada,
passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on Friday 1st November
2002 at the age of 85 years. Edward was a farmer, a chemical engineer,
an accomplished painter. He was the son of the late Hugh Brooke
and Inez (Forel) Brooke of Didsbury AB, and brother of Stanley
and Cyril. His beloved older sister Evelyn (Trusler) passed away
just hours before, so that he followed her in death, as in life.
I am indebted to Lillian for this obituary.
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