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Duddell, Frederick, c 1820-1856 (businessman in Hong Kong and Macao)



Frederick Duddell was an important landholder in Hong Kong and a member of the first volunteer corps formed for the defence of the city in 1854. He bought a store in Queen's Road, Victoria, during 1854, and a year later opened the hotel Oriental in Macao. He died on 1 November 1856, at the age of 36, and was buried in the Old Protestant Cemetery at Macao. Frederick's brother George (1821-1887) was also a significant landowner in Hong Kong, and Duddell Street in Victoria takes its name from their family.

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Papers on Duddell v Pryde, 1855

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/F23/13
Scope and Contents Legal papers regarding the case of Frederick Duddell of Macao v Charles Pryde of Whampoa, a U.S. citizen, at the British Vice Consulate, Whampoa, relating to a charge of embezzlement levelled by the plaintiff against Pryde:1. A letter from Alexander Bird, British Vice Consul, Whampoa, to James Patfield Cook, Consular Agent for the United States of America, 6 March 1855.2. Duddell's charge against Pryde, enclosed with no. 1. The text reads as follows:Form No....
Dates: 1855
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