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Henry Hawes Fox

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Henry Hawes Fox, M.D.

1789 Born in Bristol

1819 Birth of son Henry Hawes Fox, Junior

Developed a method of fireproof construction

1848 James Barrett met Dr Henry Hawes Fox

James Barrett with Hawes' eldest son formed Fox and Barrett to exploit Dr Fox's invention.

1851 Died in Bristol

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