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Posted by Stan Wears on January 21, 2020, 7:50 am
Richard Grainger was in fact a joiner. He started a business with brother George but he died at 35 yrs old leaving Richard to carry on. He went on to marry Rachel Arundel the daughter of a wealthy tanner and have 13 children and employ 2000 men to rebuild the city. He finally fled to Carlisle owing a fortune and thanks to John Clayton the town clerk and friend his assets were sold off and his debts repaid. His wife Rachel Arundel died in childbirth in Berwick. The streets in Elswick were named after his children..