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Dr Edward Long Fox
ALHA No 36 Radical and mental health pioneer
Author: Dinah Moore
Published by Avon Local History & Archaeology 2022
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Dr Edward Long Fox (1761 – 1835) was born into a Quaker family in Cornwall and came to Bristol in 1785. he pioneered a humane approach to the treatment of the mentally ill, building an asylum at Brislington with innovative features and ‘romantic’ landscape gardens, and a therapeutic spa at Knightstone, Weston-Super-Mare.