32. Col. Edward PEARCE (1) (photo) was born on 22 Feb 1833 in Glasgow, Scotland. (9) He was christened on 28 Mar 1833 in Barony, Lanark, Scotland. He immigrated on 15 Jan 1861 to Wellington, NZ. (10) He died on 13 Oct 1922.(9) He was buried in Cheltenham, Co. Gloucester.(9) Arr Wellington 1861
Pearce & Co. 1862
MP for Wgtn City 1870
Consul for Norway & Sweden
Chm of Wgtn Harbour Board, the Patent Slip, Gas Co.
Dir Nat Bank 1885 & other companies
Colonel NZ Artillery

He was married to Henrietta 'Diana' COX (daughter of Austin William COX) on 20 Jul 1858 in Belize. (9)(11) Henrietta 'Diana' COX(9) (1) (photo) was born about 1840.(12) She died on 17 Jun 1892. (9) Col. Edward PEARCE and Henrietta 'Diana' COX had the following children:

child55 i. Nathaniel (Neil) PEARCE(9) (13) was born on 9 Mar 1860 in Bowden, Cheshire. (9) He died on 11 Sep 1877 in SS Avalanche lost at sea. (9) He was a Royal navy.(1)
child+56 ii. Florence PEARCE.
child+57 iii. Arthur Edward PEARCE.
child+58 iv. Helen PEARCE.
child+59 v. George Francis PEARCE.
child60 vi. John PEARCE(9) (1) was born on 15 Jun 1866.(9) He died on 10 Jul 1922.(9) Master mariner.
Died unmarried.
child+61 vii. Frederick PEARCE.
child+62 viii. Charles PEARCE.
child+63 ix. William Septimus PEARCE.
child+64 x. Alexander Pearce 'Campbell' PEARCE.

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