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Cox, Francis Augustus (1783–1853), Baptist minister

Rosemary Chadwick

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Cox, Francis Augustus (1783–1853), Baptist minister, was born on 7 March 1783 in Leighton Buzzard, where his grandfather was a wealthy and well-regarded local Baptist. An only son, and for many years an only child, Cox inherited a sizeable estate from his grandfather, and had a comfortable childhood. Little is known about the early religious influences on him, other than the impression made by ...

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