Dr Edward Long Fox - Radical and mental health pioneer
Dr Edward Long Fox (1761–1835) was born into a Quaker family in Cornwall and came to Bristol in 1785. He engaged in local politics, and led an inquiry into the Bristol Bridge riots. He pioneered a humane approach to the treatment of the mentally ill, building an asylum in Brislington with innovative features and “romantic” landscape gardens, and a therapeutic spa at Knightstone, Weston-super-Mare.
About the author
Dinah Moore has a degree in Philosophy with English Literature from Bristol University; and, while raising a family has practised as a solicitor, managed a farm, and served as a GP. After moving to Bristol she served as a member of the Councils of Bristol University and of the SS Great Britain. This is her first book, a product of lockdown.
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