Joseph Fox

Joseph Fox[1, 2]

Male 1758 - 1832  (73 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Joseph Fox 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 13 Jul 1758  Falmouth, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Address 1777  Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
     
    • Student of Medicine
    Address 1783  St. Andrews, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
     
    • Student of Medicine
    Address 1788  London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In 1789 Joseph was elected Physician to the London Hospital
    Address 1789  London Hospital, Whitechapel Road, Whitechapel, Tower Hamlets, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
     
    • The Royal London Hospital was founded in September 1740 and was originally named The London Infirmary. The name changed to The London Hospital in 1748 and later to The Royal London Hospital. The first patients were treated at a house in Featherstone Street, Moorfields. In May 1741, the hospital moved to Prescot Street, and remained there until 1757 when it moved to its current location on the south side of Whitechapel Road, Whitechapel, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
    Address 1792  Mark Lane, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
     
    • according to the marriage settlement between Joseph James the elder and Hannah Waring, in which Joseph Fox was named a trustee
    • Note: Crutched Friars where the Guion family lived at nr 35 until 1776
    Address 1794  South Street, Finsbury, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
     
    • The Finsbury Rate Books 1795 to 1806 for Number 1 South Place, and numbers 15,16, & 18 South Street.

      South Place and Finsbury pavement were laid out in the 1790's along the south side of Moorfields. In existence in 1799. Close to the boundary with the City of London. Only Nos. 1-4 South Place are in Finsbury; the remainder of South Place was in the City of London.
      1795 - Number 1 South Street was inhabited by Dr Joseph Fox as soon as the building was completed ? 25 June 1795 New
      1796,97,98 - South Street First property was inhabited by Dr Joseph Fox
      In 1798 Street districts were renamed and rate books confusing
      1799 - Unnumbered property recorded in South Street before 1 South Street and immediately after Finsbury Square was inhabited by Dr Joseph Fox
      1800 - South St and South Place were not in Old Street district
      1802 - First property South Place still St Luke Finsbury occupied by Rebecca Tomkins
      1803,04,05,06 No Finsbury Rate books found
      1838,39 1 South Place,15,16,18 South St were owned by Mrs Fox (by his will after Joseph Fox died in 1832)
      1840-1841 the same were owned by Mrs Fox
      Joseph Fox must have been residing at 1 South Street Finsbury when in 1797 (Mary), 1798 (Sophia) & 1799 (Charles) were born.
      The mother and children will also have lived there.
    Address 1800  Great Wood Cottage, Mylor, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Joseph purchased (Great)Wood Cottage, from Edward Yescombe who sold the house in 1798 (having probably only been tenant from 1795) because he was required to go back to sea in his Post-Office Packet, having remained on shore while it was sailed by a substitute for some years after escaping from prison in France. He had to move back to Flushing, which had a view of the packet anchorage at Falmouth. 
    Died 25 Feb 1832  Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 04 Mar 1832  Charles Church Yard, Plymouth, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Association Richard James (Relationship: Bussiness partners) 
    Person ID I2097  Geneagraphie | Descendant of Francis Fox, Voorouders HW
    Links To This person is also Joseph Fox the younger at Wikipedia 
    Links To This person is also Joseph Fox the younger at The Things That Catch My Eye, David William Wilkin's Weblog 
    Links To This person is also Joseph Fox the younger at Munks Roll 
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2016 

    Father Joseph Fox,   b. 1729, Parr, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1785, Falmouth, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Elisabeth Hingston,   b. 28 Oct 1733, Penryn, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1792, Falmouth, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 17 Apr 1754  Penryn, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 10 siblings 
    Family ID F937  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elisabeth Peters,   b. 5 Dec 1751, St. Dennis, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1839, Princes Place, St. Andrew's, Plymouth, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1780  Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced
    • Although Joseph fathered 4 children with 2 different partners they never divorced
    Documents 3 Documents
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2011 
    Family ID F855  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married
    • unknown partner
    Children 
     1. Emily Fox,   b. Aft Mar 1792,   d. 08 Mar 1866, Newton Abbot, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F1292412  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married
    • Unknown partner.
      The addition "James" to the names of the children suggests that her last name is "James".
      Most likely she is a daughter or a niece of his business partner the wine merchant Richard James
    Notes 
    Children 
     1. Mary James Fox,   b. Abt 1796, 1 South Street, Finsbury, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1866, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     2. Sophia James Fox,   b. 1798, 1 South Street, Finsbury, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1875, 113 Forest Road, Dalston, Hackney, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Charles James Fox,   b. 25 Jan 1799, Chelsea, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1874, 113 Forest Road, Dalston, Hackney, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Documents
    Devonshire House Monthly Meeting 4th of dec 1798
    Devonshire House Monthly Meeting 4th of dec 1798
    Note from Sarah Ann Fox(-Smith): In autumn 1798, Joseph asked to be disowned by the Society of…
    Timelines
    Timeline of Fox - James families
    Timeline of Fox - James families
    By Charles Brian Fox and Marjorie Mae Fox-Hill
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F1292775  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Jul 1758 - Falmouth, Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
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    - 1777 - Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Mar 1780 - Plymouth, Devon, England Link to Google Earth
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    - 1783 - St. Andrews, Scotland
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    Link to Google MapsAddress - 1788 - London, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
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    - 1789 - London Hospital, Whitechapel Road, Whitechapel, Tower Hamlets, London
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    - 1792 - Mark Lane, London, England
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    - 1794 - South Street, Finsbury, London, England
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    Joseph purchased (Great)Wood Cottage, from Edward Yescombe who sold the house in 1798 (having probably only been tenant from 1795) because he was required to go back to sea in his Post-Office Packet, having remained on shore while it was sailed by a substitute for some years after escaping from prison in France. He had to move back to Flushing, which had a view of the packet anchorage at Falmouth. - 1800 - Great Wood Cottage, Mylor, Cornwall, England
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    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Feb 1832 - Plymouth, Devon, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 04 Mar 1832 - Charles Church Yard, Plymouth, Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos 2 Photos

    Documents 20 Documents

    Histories 11 Histories

    Coat of Arms
    Fox of Falmouth
    Fox of Falmouth

  • Notes 

  • Sources 
    1. [S462] The Descendants of Francis Fox, Frances Allen, Joseph Foster, (Privately printed London , printed for the compiler by Head, Hole and Co.; Farringdon street and Paternoster row 1872) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S178] A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Greatbrittain and Ireland, John Burke, (4 volumes. London: Published for Henry Colburn, by R. Bentley, 1834-1838) (Reliability: 3).


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