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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Fox, William Johnson
Religious and political orator, born near Southwold, Suffolk; was trained for the Independent ministry, but seceded to the Unitarians, and subsequently established himself as a preacher of pronounced rationalism at Finsbury; as a supporter of the Anti-Corn-Law movement he won celebrity as an impassioned orator, and from 1847 to 1863 represented Oldham in Parliament; he was editor of the Monthly Repository , and a frequent contributor to the Westminster Review , and published various works on political and religious topics (1786-1864).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Fox, William Johnson'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/f/fox-william-johnson.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.