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BirthMale; 29 April 1796; London UK
Death24 Jan 1857, age 60; London UK
Death MemoDied immediately on his return from Hong Kong
EducationSt Paul's School, London UK
OccupationCongregationalist missionary
Spent most of his adult life in Hong Kong and China
ResidenceUK

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Married
Name
BirthFemale; 1794
Death1874, age about 80
ResidenceUK
Marriage Details not recorded
Child (1):Eliza (~1828 - 1886)

Notes for Revd Dr Walter Henry MEDHURST D.D.

Well-known missionary and sinologue (expert in the study of Chinese language, history, customs, etc. [COD]) Published English-Chinese dictionaries, translations of the Bible and Book of Common Prayer.

Find lots of information on the Medhurst family on Andrew Hillier's most interesting pages. [163]

Sources

68.  Email, Andrew Hillier, 13 February 2012
163.  Personal information, Tim Boddington (Webmaster)

Person record last updated: 4 April 2022


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