Robert Harvey Cox
(1754-1815)

Died aged c. 61

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Photo of Robert Harvey Cox blue plaque
Elliott Brown on Flickr

On this site stood the house, and at the rear, the fusee watch chain workshop, of ROBERT HARVEY COX 1754-1815 who introduced the industry to the town in the 1790s. The manufacture which used factory, cottage and workhouse labour, continued in the town until 1914

Superdrug, 50 High Street, Christchurch, United Kingdom where he lived