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Fox, Robert Werelocked

(1789–1877)
  • Denise Crook

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Fox, Robert Were (1789–1877), geologist and physicist, was born on 26 April 1789 in Falmouth, Cornwall, the eldest son of Robert Were Fox (1754–1818) and his wife, Elizabeth (1768–1849), daughter of Joseph Tregelles of Falmouth. The family were members of the Religious Society of Friends...

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