Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 150,662 pages of information and 235,203 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Robert Were Fox

From Graces Guide

Robert Were Fox (1754–1818) was the second son of George Croker Fox

1780 Became a principal partner in the family firm, G. C. Fox and Sons, ship brokers, until 1810

In partnership with John Williams of Scorrier, another local mining magnate, he also purchased the mineral rights of the Duchy of Cornwall for a period of thirty-one years, operating as Fox, Williams and Co.

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