Price

This family starts out with Daniel PRICE, and his wife Sarah Elizabeth PRINCE, whom were residing in Deptford, Kent around the 1810's.

Daniel was born 28 September 1772, son of Daniel PRICE, and Sarah WALKER.  He first married Charlotte WEEKS on 23 March 1795 at Bloomsbury St George in Middlesex.  Charlotte was born around 1777, and died 28 June 1812.

Between them, they had eight children:

About one year after the death of Charlotte, Daniel married Sarah PRINCE on 31 January at St Benek Fink in London.  Between them, they had nine children

There are five children that we know off:

Daniel PRICE died sometime in the 1840s.

 

William Cornelius PRICE

William Cornelius PRICE who, like his father Daniel PRICE, was a ships carpenter although the 1851 census lists him as a Dyer.  He was born on 19 August 1821, and baptised on 23 September 1821 at St Paul's, Deptford, Kent.  And on 25 July 1841, William married Catherine COLLINS at St James, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England.  It is beleived William died sometime between 1855 and 1861.

Catherine was born about 1823 at St Luke's, Middlesex to Cornelius John COLLINS, a bricklayer.

They seven five children:

 

John Robert PRICE

John Robert PRICE was born on 7 September 1853 and baptised on 4 December 1853 in Stepney, Middlesex.  Sometime in the 1870s he emmigrated to Australia and married Minnie CALLAN on 14 December 1876 in Sandridge, Victoria.  Minnie was born about 1858 in London, England.

While living in Victoria, John and Minnie had five children.  These were:

Sometime in the late 1880's/early 1890's they moved to Queensland and had a further four children.  These were:

Sometime around 1902/1903 when John was 50, he started having a relationship with a 17 year old girl, Margaret MAHONY which resulted in ten children.  It is likely that John's wife, Minnie found out about this as during this time she disappeared without any trace.

John's occupations varied over the year, but usually had something to do with furniture dealing or Tobacco dealing.  He died on 12 February 1926 in Rockhampton and is buried in the North Rockhampton Cemetery.

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(page last updated 18 October 2012)