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Joseph Fox

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Joseph Fox (1789-1859) of Fox of Derby

1789 January 27th. Baptised at Tatenhill, Staffs the son of James Fox, Senior and his wife Ann

c1822 Birth of son Joseph Fox, Junior

c1826 Birth of daughter Elizabeth

c1828 Birth of son James Fox, Junior

c1831 Birth of son John

1851 Living in Nottingham Road, Derby: Joseph Fox (age 63 born Tatenhill, Staffs), Engineer employing twenty men. With his wife Ann Fox (age 57 born Derby) and their four children: Joseph Fox (age 29 born Derby), an Engineer Journeyman; Elizabeth Fox (age 25 born Derby); James Fox (age 23 born Derby), Engineer Journeyman; and John Fox (age 20 born Derby), Currier App. Two servants. [1]

1854 April 7th. Death of his wife Ann age 60.[2]

1857 Retired from the partnership

1859 January 6th. Died aged 71 at his residence in Duffield Road [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. Derbyshire Advertiser and Journal - Friday 07 April 1854
  3. Derby Mercury - Wednesday 12 January 1859