A Georgian Gent: The Life and Times of Charles Roe

This book encapsulates, through the business and social connections of Charles Roe of Macclesfield and his son, William, the hitherto somewhat elusive period called Georgian. It highlights important families in Manchester, Liverpool, Chester and elsewhere, not only in the Northwest but, through the trade of silk and copper, in places as far afield as Wicklow and Dublin in Ireland; Islay in Scotland; North Wales and Swansea; Cornwall, and London particularly the East End. This is the story of Charles William Roe of Charles Roe & Co, copper manufacturers of Macclesfield, who found the Parys Mountain, Anglesey, copper deposit. Illustrated throughout, the text also includes 32 page section of additional illustrations.