Historical information

William Abraham Quick (1820 - 1915). Born in the U.K. Methodist minister at Liskeard Cornwall, Tiverton Devon. In 1843 went to Sierra Leone. Upon returning to the UK was stationed at Bridport, South Shields, Glasgow. Arrived in Australia in 1856. Stationed in N.S.W. then at St. Kilda, Ballarat East, Richmond. President of the Australasian Conference 1866. President of Horton College at Ross, Tasmania. Founder and President of the Council of Queen's College, University of Melbourne. Died at Brighton 12 November 1915.

Physical description

B & W printed etching of the Rev. William Abrahm Quick in three quarter profile.

Inscriptions & markings

"Revd Willam A. Quick President of the Australasian Conference 1866"