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Henry Hawes Fox, Junior

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c.1819 Born in Bristol son of Dr Henry Hawes Fox

1839 Entered Cambridge University

With James Barrett, moved to London and established the Fox and Barrett system of fireproof construction based on his father's patent.

1851 Henry H Fox 32, civil engineer, lived in Soho with Therese L Fox 31[1]

1856 Patent to Henry Hawes Fox, of 17 College-hill, in the city of London, on Improvements in manufacturing brushes.

1859 Bristle merchant of Leadenhall-street, London

1861 Henry H Fox 42, merchant (General and Russian), lived in Westminster with Elizabeth J Fox 31[2]

1866 Dissolution of the partnership of Henry Hawes Fox and Samuel Thompson, under the firm of Fox and Thompson, at 27, Leadenhall-street, London, Merchants.

1866 Henry Hawes Fox, of No. 27, Leadenhall-street, in the city of London, was a Merchant

1879 Died in London[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1861 census
  3. BMD