Born: 12th November 1872, St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

Died: 20th June 1916; age: 44; at Ipswich. Served 238 days.

Residence: 8, Bramford Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Details: Location: Ipswich; Date: 12th October 1914; age: 41 years & 11 months; Occupation: Labourer; Religion: CofE. Next of Kin: wife – Sarah Quinton, of 8, Bramford Road, Ipswich. Height: 5ft & 4 ins, sallow complexion, blue eyes & brown hair. Tattoo – spots – left forearm.

Joined at Felixstowe – 13th October 1914.


Discharged: Felixstowe – 6th June 1915 – very shaky with Arthritics.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 3/10243.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 3rd Battalion.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,





1871   96, Rope Walk, Ipswich.


Albert was 6 months old and living with his parents, widowed, maternal aunt & cousins.

William John Quinton, 21, a Labourer, born Ipswich.

Harriet Quinton (nee Barker), 21, born Ipswich.

Mary Quinton (nee Barker), 26, born Ipswich.

Alice Jane Quinton, 6, born Ipswich.

George William Quinton, 4, born Ipswich.

Harriet Caroline Quinton, 2, born Ipswich.


1881   80, St. Helen’s Street, Ipswich.


Albert was 10 years old and living with his parents, siblings & paternal uncle.

William, 31, an Iron Foundry Labourer.

Harriet, 30.

William Quinton, 6, born Ipswich.

Edith Quinton, 2, born Ipswich.

Elizabeth Quinton, 3 months, born Ipswich.

Charles Quinton, 20, an Iron Foundry Labourer, born Ipswich.


1891   55, Purplett Street, Ipswich.


Albert was 20 years old, a Sawyer – Foundry. He was living with his parents & siblings.

William, 41, a General Quay Labourer.

Harriet, 40, a Greengrocer – own account.

William, 16, a Shop Assistant – Greengrocer.

Edith, 12.

Henry Quinton, 7, born Ipswich.

Gertrude Quinton, 4, born Ipswich.

Arthur Quinton, 3, born Ipswich.

George Quinton, 1, born Ipswich.


1901   76, Purplett Street, Ipswich.


Albert was 31 years old, a Quay Labourer. He was living with his parents & siblings.

William, 51, a Labourer – Iron Foundry.

Harriet, 49.

Harry, 17, a Factory Labourer.

Gertrude, 15, a Cardboard Box Maker.

Arthur, 13.

George, 11.

Ellen Quinton, 9, born Ipswich.

Daisy Quinton, 7, born Ipswich.


1911   77, Purplett Street, Ipswich.


Albert was 40 years old, a Stoker – G.E.R. Steamboats. He was married and Head of the Household.

Sarah, 40, a Tailoress – Syleham & Co. – at home.

Charles William Gooding, 16, a Coal Trimmer – G.E. R. Steamboats, born Ipswich.

Gertrude Florence Gooding, 11, born Ipswich.


Albert’s father, William John Quinton died 1907, Ipswich.


On the 3rd February 1907, at Register Office, Ipswich, Albert married his next door neighbour (of 78, Purplett Street) Sarah Gooding, born 1871, Hanley, Staffordshire. They had 2 children:

Charles William Gooding, born 1894, Ipswich.

Florence Gertrude Gooding, born May 1899, Ipswich.

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