Make-and-Mend Molly


At the end of last century, in a northern mill town, young Molly Bolton was supporting her two sisters and herself with their old sewing machine. Molly vowed that they would never work at Arkell’s mill, where the had conditions had caused the deaths of both their parents. For helping the townspeople against him, mill-owner Joss Arkell turned Molly and her sisters out of their cottage. Rose, who had never been strong, collapsedand the local doctor made Joss Arkell give the girls an attic room in his house where Rose could be nursed back to health. Then a mob attacked the mill. Joss Arkell pleaded with Molly to try to calm the rioters and save his property.



  • Make-and-Mend Molly – Mandy: circa #214 (20 February 1971) – (?)

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