Robert Owens (1771- 1858)
Owen was born in Newton, a small market town in Powys, Waless, where his father
had a small businesss as a saddler and iron-monger, his mother came
from one of the prosperous farming families , there young Owen received all his school education, which terminated at the
age of nine. After serving in a draper's shop for some years he settled in Manchesterr.Then
he marrried his wife Caroline which who would have had a baby but died as an infant, but had 7 surviving children four sons
and 3 daghters.
He was a succesful businessman who devoted his time into work time all he thought about was work.
Reason for the community?
people wanted a place to where they believed in god and everyone was peaceful and poliet.
A place where no one is judged and everyone is equal.
Rules for the community?
"Reason why community did not last"