Edward Quince was born circa 1817 in Gosberton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom to John Quince (bef1817-bef1852) and Sarah Ruben (1802-1852) and died 1888 Hillston, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Mary Coddington (c1819-1900) 17 October 1842 in Quadring, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.

He left Plymouth on 13 November 1852 for New South Wales on the Bussorah Merchant as a bounty immigrant with his wife and children. The voyage took 121 days, and he was paid £6/- for self and family.


Offspring of Edward Quince and Mary Coddington (c1819-1900)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Edward Quince (1843) 18 July 1843 Gosberton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom 10 February 1904 Trunkey Creek, New South Wales, Australia Margaret Campbell (1846-1923)
Elizabeth Quince (1846)
John Quincey (-)
Esther Jane Quince (1848-1926) 1 October 1848 Gosberton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom 5 March 1926 Yass, New South Wales, Australia Richard Marks (1844-1907)
Robert Vitler (1839-1878)
Martin Doud (1842-1918)
Harriett Quince (1850-1927) 2 April 1850 Boston, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom 28 January 1927 Crookwell, New South Wales, Australia George King (c1840-1900)
Sarah Ann Quince (1852-1918) 17 October 1852 Swineshead, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom 24 June 1918 Crookwell, New South Wales, Australia Elisha Marks (1846-1939)
Mary Jane Quince (1855)
Edward Quince (1860-aft1880)
Rachel M Quince (1862)

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  • BDM Index ref for death: 11568/1888