lived in ceylon for 32years, left england about 1840 JESSE DIED IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1872 "Mr Coggins, wife and 3 children, arriving on 4 May 1872 on the Rangartira. The ship had come from England, via Galle (Ceylon). Jesse COGGINS married Charlotte Clara MATHER at St Paul?s, Pettah, Columbo, CAN ANYONE HELP ME FIND OUT ABOUT JESSE'S LIFE OR CHARLOTTE'S PARENTS PLEASE HELP
7 March 1844. Their family ? William Robert, born 27 February 1846, baptised by a visiting priest of the Kandy District. Mabel Priscilla Wilhelmina, 19 December 1847, baptised Holy Trinity Church, Columbo. Lydia Anne, 20 September 1850, baptised Holy Trinity Church, Columbo. Alfred Henry, 9 April 1852, baptised at Nuwara Eilya. Charles Augustus, 8 February 1854, baptised by visiting Priest of the Kandy District.
Charles Augustus COGGINS IS MY LINE SEEKING ANY INFO ABOUT JESSE OR HIS WIFE AND FAMILY, JESSE WAS A TEA PLANTER, AND WENT TO AUSTRALIA FOR HEALTH REASONS, he was told he had a chance for better life in a different climate