19th C – Rapid Change


How some people adapted to change and others suffered from it

Edward Entwistle, “Rocket” Driver

One of the greatest moments in transport history and an Entwistle was there! He drove the train on the day of the opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, the first passenger railway in the world.

Australia – The Ribbon Gang

An Entwistle bushranger in New South Wales.

Family Tragedy in Victorian Darwen

Disease and deprivation in Victorian England

The Loyd, Entwisle Bank

Manchester played an important part in the Industrial Revolution, not only through her cotton mills but also in her contribution to trade and commerce. The Loyd, Entwisle Bank was one of the institutions that facilitated this.