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, 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