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Samuel Brooks

Collaborator + Founder + Printer
Male
Born 1792

Samuel Brooks was born at Great Harwood, near Whalley in Lancashire, England, the second son of William Brooks. In 1815 he became a partner in his father’s Blackburn-based business, Cunliffe Brooks & Co. This business supplied cotton and/or textile equipment, and also ran a bank as a sideline. Around 1819 his father set up Samuel and his two brothers as junior partners in three separate firms of calico printers in Manchester.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1792 Birth Born in 1792.

TWENTIES

1815 23 Years Old In 1815 he became a partner in his father’s Blackburn-based business, Cunliffe Brooks & Co. … Read More
1819 27 Years Old Around 1819 his father set up Samuel and his two brothers as junior partners in three separate firms of calico printers in Manchester. … Read More

THIRTIES

1826 34 Years Old Gradually, banking became his principal activity, and in 1826 the bank moved to its own premises. … Read More

FORTIES

1836 44 Years Old In 1836 he bought Jackson’s Moss, a swampy area south of the city centre. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1862 70 Years Old As at Whalley Range, so at Brooklands he built a private road in 1862 with land available for superior residences. … Read More
1863 71 Years Old Died in 1863.
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