Grimshawe family & friends

Samuel Grimshawe, a wealthy Manchester industrialist, purchased the Errwood Estate in 1832, from John Jodrell. We think construction work on Errwood Hall started in 1840, overseen by his son, also called Samuel. The family seems to have been popular in the valley. But when the last of Samuel’s daughters died childless in 1930, the estate was purchased by Stockport Corporation to build the twin reservoirs.

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