|Official positions held:|
|FR Co. Chairman||1851 - 1876 intermittent|
|FR Co. Director||pre 1851 - 1876|
|FR People | WHR People|
He came from Ireland (but born in Bombay in 1792) and was the brother of Sir Joseph Huddart's wife, Elizabeth. During his involvement with the FR he lived mainly in Bath but died in Dover.
He held the office of Chairman of the FR Co., no less than 6 times, a feat never attained before or since although others have held the post for longer. He held office in 1851-2, 1856-8, 1861, 1864, 1867 and finally 1869-76.
During this final period, with the new act of 1869 being enabled, the board consisted of Durham, C. Gaussen, J.G. Livingston, G.A. Huddart, L. Thompson, with C.E. Spooner as manager, secretary and engineer.