1841–1926

Introduction

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Born: Oc­to­ber 21, 1841, Ma­sul­i­pa­tam (now Ma­chi­li­pat­nam, An­dhra Pra­desh), In­dia.

Died: May 12, 1926, Put­ney, Wands­worth, Lon­don, Eng­land.

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Biography

Henry was the son of Hen­ry Wat­son Fox.

He was ed­u­cat­ed at Har­row School and Tri­ni­ty Col­lege, Cam­bridge (BA 1864, 3rd class Class­i­cal Tri­pos; MA 1869).

Ordained in 1869, he was cur­ate of St. Ebbe’s, Ox­ford (1869–73); vi­car of Christ Church, West­min­ster (1873–82); and vi­car of St. Ni­cho­las, Dur­ham (1882–95).

In 1890 he be­came Com­mis­sion­er for Ugan­da, and for Mom­ba­sa, Ken­ya, in 1900. Start­ing in 1895, he served as Sec­re­ta­ry of the Church Mis­sion­a­ry So­ci­e­ty. He be­came a pre­ben­da­ry of St. Paul’s, Lon­don, in 1901.

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