Alfred Henry Collins

Male 1845 - 1930  (84 years)


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  • Name Alfred Henry Collins 
    Born 30 Jan 1845  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The abode of William Collins and Sarah Berringer was Pyrmont.
      William's occupation was Cattle Dealer.
      (Birth Certificate)
      Probably when Alfred Henry was christened.

      Name: Emily Maher
      Death Date: 10 Apr 1947
      Death Place: Queensland
      Father's name: Annie Orr
      Registration Year: 1947
      Registration Number: 002318
      (Queensland Death Index 1829-1984)

    Christened 30 Mar 1845  St Lawrence Church of England, Sydney, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Jan 1930  Burragong District Hospital, Young, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary 21 Jan 1930  The Tumut and Adelong Times, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location 
    OBITUARY
    THE LATE MR. ALFRED COLLINS
    Tlie following account of the death of Mr. Alfred Collins. brother of Mrs. Gillman, of Grahamstown, appeared in
    " Young Chronicle" last week:- A staunch old gold miner, a fighter in the cause of labor movement, beloved of a very wide circle of friends and especially fond of children, keen and intelligent, that was Alfred Collins, who died on Wednesday at Burragong District Hospital. The late Mr. Collins .was born in Sydney, 80 years ago. His parents kept the well-known hostelry, the Duck and Drake, in George Street, Sydney-today known as the Great Southern Hotel. His father was also a teamster. As a young man the late Mr. Collins left Sydney for Victorian goldfields, which were the great attraction for all men in those days. While in Victoria he married Miss Annie Orr, at Wangaratta. The couple came to N.S.W. for the Adelong gold rush and they remained at Adelong and Grahamstown for 14 years. Most of their children were born in this district. Afterwards they came to Young and at the time of his death Mr. Collins had resided here for 44 years. Mrs. Collins predeceased her husband by 14 years. Among other things Mr. Collins was known as a great Labor enthusiast. During elections he was always one of the leading local exponents of the cause and his arguments were intelligent and convincing, so much so that his views were generally accepted on the important political question of the day. He was a man well spoken, and always popular, and very fond of children. Mr. Collins had been ailing for some years. He leaves six children; who are: Mrs. Mailer (Queensland), Mrs. F. Wheeler (Hurlstone Park), Mrs. G. Mann and Mrs. Stephen (Lilyfield), Bob and Albert (Young). There are 29 grandchildren and 15 great grand- children. Two brothers survive in New Zealand, and one sister, Mrs. Gillman, of Grahamstown, who recently visited her brother here. There was a large attendance at the funeral to the Young Cemetery, where he was laid to rest beside the remains of his deceased wife and son. The officiating, clergyman was Rev. Canon Howse.
    The Tumut and Adelong Times, NSW, Tuesday 21 January 1930
     
    Person ID I13585  Hickey, List, Bundesen, Thomsen, Jensen, Jessen
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2016 

    Father William Collins,   b. Abt 1817, Cumberland St., The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1879, Grahamstown, New South wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Mother Sarah Berringer,   b. 25 Feb 1823, Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1891, Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 13 Mar 1845  St. Lawrence's Church, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Certificate Number 132 V30B
      William Collins and Sarah Berringer were married on 13 Mar 1845 by Licence in St Lawrence Church, Sydney. William's abode was Murrumbidgee. Sarah was a spinster and her abode was St Lawrence Parish. The Minister was William H. Walsh
      The witnesses were Peter X Hanslow of George Street, Sydney, and Ann Huff of Castlereagh Styreet, Sydney. The Groom signed with his Mark.
    Marriage 18 Mar 1845  The Sydney Morning Herald, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    MARRIED. By special license, at St. Lawrence's Church on the 13th instant, by the Rev. Mr. Walsh, William Collins, of Goulburn, to Miss Sarah Berringer, of Sydney.
    The Sydney Morning Herald, New South
    Wales, Tuesday 18 March 1845
     
    Family ID F4729  Group Sheet

    Family Annie Orr,   b. 1849, Wangaratta or Ovens, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1915, Young, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 1867  Beechworth, or Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Name: Annie Orr
      Spouse Name: Alfred Henry Collins
      Marriage Place: Victoria
      Registration Place: Victoria
      Registration Year: 1867
      Registration Number: 3619
      (Victoria Marriage Index)
    Children 
    +1. Alfred James Jackson Collins,   b. 1869, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1919, Murrumburrah, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     2. Ellen Collins,   b. 1873, Eldorado, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Amy Collins,   b. 1875, Grahamstown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Siloma M Collins,   b. 1877, Grahamstown, New South wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Robert Henry Collins,   b. 1880, Grahamstown, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951, Young, New South Wales, Austrlaia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     6. Garnet Jackson Collins,   b. 1882, Grahamstown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1918, Coast Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     7. Gladys F L Collins,   b. 1889, Sydney? New South Wales Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. Albert S Collins,   b. 1885, Grahamstown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. James A Collins
    +10. Emily Collins,   d. 10 Apr 1947, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F4776  Group Sheet


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