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Fox, family of Falmouth

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Date: 1650-2004
Places:
  • Falmouth, Cornwall
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/F244877
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
c1650-1950: medical papers of prominent family members
Wellcome Library
See Annual Return 2014
2
1663-2004: family and business records
Archives and Cornish Studies Service (formerly Cornwall Record Office)
See Annual Return 2014
3
1823-1916: additional personal papers
Archives and Cornish Studies Service (formerly Cornwall Record Office)
See Annual Return 2016
4
c1839-1960: papers, incl diaries of Dr Bonville Bradley Fox (1852-1902), proprietor of Brislington House insane asylum, and family photographs
Bristol Archives
See Annual Return 2018

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  Record creator Description of relationship Dates Category of relationship
1
Brislington House, established by Edward Long Fox (1760 - 1835), psychiatrist, in 1806, was one of the first purpose built private asylums for the insane. The asylum continued to be owned and run by physicians from the Fox family until the Second World War.
proprietors of Brislington House
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