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Photo Of Mr Frederick Sedley
« on: Thursday 30 November 17 09:54 GMT (UK) »
I am trying my best to find a photo of Mr Frederick Sedley. I have reason to believe that the person I am looking for is Lt. Col. Frederick Sedley Alessi, 5th. Marquis of Taflia or at least related to him.

According to this source: https://www.ryemuseum.co.uk/st-anthony-of-padua-and-the-sedley-family/

"Colonel Frederick Sedley, 5th Marquis of Taflia in Malta and his links with the Alessi Family"

"Colonel Frederick Sedley, 5th Marquis of Taflia, in Malta is commemorated on a bronze plaque over the iron grill doorway between the Friary and the church of St. Anthony of Padua in Rye."

"28th June 1852 Thomasina Antonia Alessi dei Marchesi di Taflia, daughter of Frederick Sedley, Superintendent of Police in Malta , married Hon. Richard Cornwall – Leigh, Assistant to the Government of Malta, in the British Embassy. Later celebrated at the Church of The Madeline in Paris."

"Initially it was thought that Colonel Sedley was British and his title was British, but this was soon found not to be the case. He had, in fact, been born in Valetta on Malta on 18th September 1836 to a Frederick Sedley senior, a Maltese Government employee who had been born in Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), and Caterina Alessi, a minor, daughter of Dr. Francesco Alessi dei Marchesi di Tatlia LL.D. so his later title, as Marquis of Taflia, descended through his mother’s line."

The person I am after should have served as Superintendent of Police in Malta between 1845 - 1858.

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