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

Photo of Robert Harvey Cox blue plaque
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Photo of Robert Harvey Cox blue plaque
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Superdrug, 50 High Street, Christchurch
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by Christchurch Local History Society in 2000 Part of the Millennium Trail series

Colour: blue

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