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Fox, Carolinelocked

(1819–1871)
  • V. E. Chancellor

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Fox, Caroline (1819–1871), diarist, was born at Penjerrick, near Falmouth, Cornwall, on 24 May 1819, the second daughter of Robert Were Fox (1789–1877), mineralogist, of Penjerrick, and his wife, Maria Barclay (1786–1858), daughter of Robert Barclay of Bury Hall, Surrey. She was educated privately on a plan of her parents and a tutor that included science and a modern language as well as visits to the locality, which are recorded in her earliest journal. With her brother and sister she played a part in the foundation of ...

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