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of Castle Green, Taunton
1787-1817. 'The token issued at Cox's Foundry, Taunton, belongs to a much later date, and to a large and distinct class. These were issued between 1787 and 1817, when there was again a scarcity of copper money. The one referred to is copper, and of penny size...' 
1832 'Braziers, Smiths, etc. of Mr. W. C. Cox's Tangier Manufactory....this part of the procession consisting of about 90 men...' Taunton celebrations on the passing of the Reform Bill.
1834 Announcement that W. C. Fox removes his business from Market Place, Taunton, to the his manufactory in Castle Green.
1834 Advertisement. Improved Winnowing Machine. Mr. W. C. Cox's Foundry, Castle Green, Taunton.
1836 Mr. W. C. Cox' Tangier Works, Castle Green, Taunton.
1838 'The workman of the Tangier Iron and Brass works, in the employ of Mr. W. C. Cox, about 70 in number.'
1838 'The great foundry and brush making establishment in Tangier'