Charles Roe 1715 - 1781

occupation:
Industrialist,
Manufacturer of silk textiles
Nationality:
English
born in:
Castleton

1743–4 - built a small throwing mill on Park Green, Macclesfield

1748 - in partnership with Messrs Glover & Co. built silk mill on Waters Green;

Both mills, modelled on Sir Thomas Lombe's original silk mill in Derby, were water-powered.

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