William Richard John Berringer Collins

William Richard John Berringer Collins[1]

Male 1847 - 1908  (61 years)

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  • Name William Richard John Berringer Collins 
    Born 11 Jun 1847  Murrumbidgee River, , New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The occupation of William Collins, the father of William Richard John Berringer Collins, was Grazier, Abode, Murrumbidgee River.
      Note
      William Richard John Berringer Collins had a twin called John Berringer Collins who died at birth.
      (Birth Certificate of William Richard John Berringer Collins)

      Name: William R J B Collins
      Birth Date: 1847
      Father's Name: William Collins
      Mother's name: Sarah
      Birth Place: New South Wales
      Registration Year: 1847
      Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
      Volume Number: V1847721 32A
      (New South Wales Historical Death Index 1788-1914)
    Christened 22 Jun 1847  St Lawrence Church of England, Sydney, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Name: William Richard John Bereges Collins
      Gender: Male
      Christening Date: 22 Jun 1847
      Christening Place: St. Lawrence, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
      Birth Date: 11 Jun 1847
      Father's Name: William Collins
      Mother's Name: Sarah
      (Australia Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981)
    Gender Male 
    Land 16 Aug 1879  Cootamundra Herald, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    LATE TELEGRAMS.
    [From our correspondents. ]
    GUNDAGAI, Friday,
    The following were the selections taken up at Gundagai yesterday:-W. R. J. B. Collins, 40a, Euadera, Duncan Sinclair, 40a, Mitta Mitta
    Cootamundra Herald, New South Wales, Saturday, 16 August 1879  
    Land 11 Apr 1879  The Gundagai Times and Tumut, Adelong and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    POLICE COURT.
    Tuesday, April 8th.
    (Bofore Mr. Vyner, P.M., and Messrs. Wilson and Monlove.)
    ILLEGAL OCCUPATION OF LAND.
    Mr. Ward, the new Forest Ranger, summoned W. R. J. Collins, of Grahamstown, for that he was in illegal occupation of land on a reserve. Mr. Ward acted on authority from the lands department. The bench said they did not like to act without special authority. The land was regularly taken up at the lands-office, and he (Mr Vyner) thought proceedings should be taken in Sydney, and adjourned the case for one week.
    The Gundagai Times and Tumut, Adelong and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser, New South Wales, Friday, 11 April 1879 
    Land 19 Apr 1879  Cootamundra Herald, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    LATE TELEGRAMS.
    [From our correspondents.]
    GUNDAGAI, Friday.
    Selections yesterday:-W. B. Collins, 60a, Euadera; Robert Cook, 40a, Euadera; Iromo Crain, 40a, Eilerslie; Octavius Turner, 40a, Euadera; Samuel Watt, 120a, Bangus; John Carney, 40a, North Gundagai; John Dillon, 53a, Willie Ploma; Chas. Hayes, 50a, Bangus.
    Cootamundra Herald, New South Wales, Previous issue Saturday, 19 April 1879 
    Land 14 Jun 1879  Cootamundra Herald, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    GUNDAGAI, Friday.

    The following were the selections taken up at Gundagai yesterday:-W. R. J. B. Collins, 50a, Euadera, Jabez Boyton, 100a, Nangus.
    Cootamundra Herald, New South Wales, Previous issue Saturday, 14 June 1879 
    Land 14 Jun 1879  Cootamundra Herald, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The following were the selections taken up at Gundagai yesterday:-W. B. J. B. Collins, 50a, Euadera, Jabez Boyton, 100a, Nangus.
    Cootamundra Herald, New South Wales, Saturday, 14 June 1879  
    Accident 3 Feb 1899  The Tumut and Adelong Times, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Accident-On Monday last, a very painful accident happened to a little grirl, aged 10 years, a daughter of Mr. W. Collins, of Grahamstown. It appears the little one got between a spring cart and the house, and the cart was started on without noticing the girl, She was crushed against the house, and in addition to other injuries received a fracture of tho skull. Dr. Lyttleton was called in, and did what was necessary to relieve the little sufferer. Up to the present the patient is getting on very well, and the doctor informs us there are no dangerous symptoms.
    The Tumut and Adelong Times, New South Wales, Friday, 3 February 1899 
    Accident 17 Jan 1902  The Tumut and Adelong Times, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    On Sunday a piece of iron fell on a young son of Mr. W. Collins, of Grahamstown, and fractured his right arm. Dr. Lyttleton performed the needful surgery.
    The Tumut and Adelong Times, New South Wales, Friday 17 January 1902

    On Sunday morning the residence and contents of Mr W Collins, Geahamstown, was totally destroyed by fire. His property was insured lu ths Mercantile Mutual Office for
    The Sydney Morning Herald, NSW, Tuesday, 17 March 1903
     
    Personal 25 Mar 1902  Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    THANKS
    I TENDER my sincere THANKS to Dr. GABRIEL for his skilful surgery, and to the matron and nursing staff of the Gundagai Hospital for their unremitting attention to my son while an inmate of the Hospital for a period of two months suffering from a fractured arm.
    W. B. COLLINS, Grahamstown, March 18, 1902.
    Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post, New South Wales, Tuesday, 25 March 1902
     
    Electoral Roll 1903  Grahamstown Find all individuals with events at this location 
    New South Wales Electoral Roll 1903
    Collins, William Richard John Berringer, Grahamstown, Miner 
    Fire 17 Mar 1903  The Sydney Morning Herald, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    On Sunday morning the residence and contents of Mr W. Collins, Grahamstown, was totally destroyed by fire. His property was insured in the Mercantile Mutual Office for 120
    The Sydney Morning Herald, New South Wales, Tuesday, 17 March 1903 
    Fire 19 Mar 1903  Wagga Wagga Advertiser, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    On Sunday morning the residence of Mr. W. Collins, Grahamstown, were totally destroyed by fire. The proporty was insured in the Mercantile Mutual Office for 120.
    Wagga Wagga Advertiser, New South Wales, Thursday, 19 March 1903  
    Fire 20 Mar 1903  Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Grateful Thanks
    MR. and MRS. W. B. COLLINS TENDER their most GRATEFUL THANKS to Mesdamcs HENRY MURPHY, W. HASSET, PERKINS sr., and S. J. TREWEEK, who rendered them and their children untold kindnesses when their house and home, with the whole of its contents, were destroyed by Fire on Sunday last.
    Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post, New South Wales, Friday, 20 March 1903  
    Personal 19 Apr 1904  The Gundagai Times and Tumut, Adelong and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location 
    MINING NEWS.
    W. R. J. B. Collins, of Grahamtown, has applied at the local land office for a residential lease of 2 acres, parish Euadera.
    The Gundagai Times and Tumut, Adelong and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser, NSW, Tuesday, 19 April 1904 
    Personal 26 Jan 1906  Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    W. B. COLLINS
    Cash Buyer of Hides and Skins, GRAHAMST0WN.
    The highest market value
    Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba, New South Wales, Friday, 26 January 1906 
    Land 15 Dec 1906  The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural and Mining Advocate, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    ON THE LAND.
    Laud applications lodged at the i local office during the past week:
    W. R. J. B. Collins, special lease for 26 acres, in Euadera parish as a bee farm and orchard (this land is, near Mt Horob homestead, and crosses the Gundagai-Adelong road)
    The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural and Mining Advocate, New South Wales, Saturday, 15 December 1906 
    Land 1 Jan 1907  The Gundagai Times and Tumut, Adelong and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    LAND INFORMATION.
    W. R. J. B. Collins' portion 111, and north of and fronting extension to Grahamstown Temporary Common, upset price 44.
    The Gundagai Times and Tumut, Adelong and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser, New South Wales, Tuesday, 1 January 1907 
    Land 26 Oct 1907  The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural and Mining Advocate, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Special lease granted:-W. R. Collins, 16 acres, parish Euadera, Gundagai land distric; for bee farm and orchard: annual rent, 3 12s.
    The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural and Mining Advocate, New South Wales, Saturday, 26 October 1907 
    Died 9 Jul 1908  Gundagai Hospital, Gundagai, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Two marriages
      Mary Dunleavy
      Living children listed
      Arthur William George, age 31
      Frederick Burnett, 29
      William B. 27
      Mary, 25
      Sarah P., age not known
      Rosie, age not known
      Victor B., age 15
      Sydney Felix John, 14
      1 male and 1 female, deceased

      Second Marriage to Ellen Howell
      Phoebe, 6
      Richard, 4
      Thelma, 2
      All living, none deceased
    Death Notice 11 Jul 1908  The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural and Mining Advocate, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    A death ocourred in the hospital early on Friday morning, tho victim being Mr. W. Collins, of Grahamstown. Deceased, when admitted to the institution, was in a state of collapse, and no hope for his recovery was held out, as he was suffering from a bad form of intestinal trouble. On Thursday an operation was performed, but 'twas of no avail, the patient dying seven hours later. Deceased was 61 years of age, and was a miner residing at Grahamstown.
    The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural and Mining Advocate, New South Wales, Saturday, 11 July 1908
     
    Buried 11 Jul 1908  Church of England Cemetery, Adelong, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Epitaph of William Richard John Berringer Collins

      Farewell dear wife farewell
      Adieu to thee Adieu
      And you my dearest loved ones all
      Farewell Farewell to you
      Though I am gone and you are here
      To tread this Vale alone
      We'll hope to meet again in Heaven
      With Christ before God's Throne.
      At Rest



    Death 14 Jul 1908  The Tumut Advocate and Farmers and Settlers' Adviser Find all individuals with events at this location 
    A death occurred in the Gundagai hospital early on Friday morning, the victim being Mr. Wm. Collins, of Grahamstown. Deceased, when admitted to the institution, was in a state of collapse, and no hope of his recovery was held out, as he was suffering from a bad form of intestinal trouble. On Thursday an operation was performed, but 'twas of no avail, the patient dying seven hours later. Deceased was 61 years of age.
    The Tumut Advocate and Farmers and Settlers' Adviser, NSW, Tuesday 14 July 1908
     
    Will 17 Nov 1911  The Tumut and Adelong Times, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Supreme Court of New South Wales Probate Jurisdiction.
    IN the Will of WILLIAM RICHARD JOHN BERRINGER COLLINS, late of Grahamstown in the State of New South Wales, Miner, deceased.
    APPLICATION will be made after fourteen days from the publication hereof that probate of the last Will of the above-named deceased may be granted to ELLEN COLLINS, the widow of the deceased, the Executrix named in the said Will, and all notices to be served at the undermentioned address.
    ELLEN COLLINS, Grahamstown
    The Tumut and Adelong Times, New South Wales, Friday, 17 November 1911 
    Probate 25 Nov 1911  The Sydney Morning Herald, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    THE SUPREME COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES
    -Probate Jurisdiction.-In the Will of WILLIAM RICHARD JOHN BERRINGER COLLINS, late of Grahamstown, in the State of Nsw South Wales, miner, deceased.-Application will be made after fourteen days from the publication hereof that Probate of the last Will of the abovenamed deceased may be granted to ELLEN COLLINS, the widow of the deceased, the Executrix named in the said Will, and all notices, are to be served at the undermentioned address. ELLEN COLLINS, Grahamstown.
    The Sydney Morning Herald, New South Wales, Saturday, 25 November 1911  
    Person ID I13546  Hickey, List, Bundesen, Thomsen, Jensen, Jessen
    Last Modified 27 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 1 Mary Dunleavy,   b. Abt 1848, Menominee, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1899, Grahamstown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married 1 Sep 1874  Church of England, Adelong, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Certificate Number 02603
      Marriage 7 Sep 1874 in Church of England, Adelong, Gundagai District
      Groom, William Richard John Berringer Collins, Bachelor, residence, Grahamstown, occupation, Drover Bride, Mary Dunleavy, Spinster residence, Bunabuckbuck, occupation, domestic Servant.
      Witnesses were William Jennigs and Annie Jennings.
      The Minister was David Evans Jones.
    Children 
    +1. Cordelia Catherine Collins,   b. 1875, Grahamstown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1907, Albertland, Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     2. Arthur William George Collins,   b. 1877, Grahamstown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1918, Ross, West Coast, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     3. Frederick Burnett/Bernard Collins,   b. 1879, Grahamstown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1938, Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     4. William Berringer Collins,   b. 1881, Grahamstown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Mary Martha Collins,   b. 2 Jan 1883, Grahamstown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1948, Private Hospital, Darling Point , Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     6. Anthony John Collins,   b. 1885, Grahamstown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1887, Grahamstown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    +7. Pearly/Pearl Sarah Collins,   b. 17 Jan 1888, Grahamstown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1951, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     8. Rosa May Collins,   b. 10 May 1890, Grahamstown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1978, Kaitaia, North Island, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     9. Bernard Victor Collins,   b. 1892, Grahamstown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1962, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     10. Felix Sydney John Collins,   b. 9 Jun 1894, Grahamstown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1945, Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F4722  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Ellen Howell,   b. 18 Sep 1876, Yass River, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1953, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1901  St Pauls Church, Adelong, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • William Richard John Berringer Collins was a widower aged 53 years, his occupation was Miner, living at Grahamstown. His parents William Collins, occupation, miner, and Sarah Berringer were both deceased.
      Ellen Howell, Spinster, aged 21, was born at Yass river, and living at Grahamstown. Her parents were Richard Howell, Grazier and Elizabeth Howell.
      (From Marriage Certificate of W.R.J.B. Collins and Ellen Howell)
      (Elizabeth was Elizabeth Hurst)
    Children 
     1. Phoebe Marie Collins,   b. 1902, Grahamstown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1976, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Richard James Collins,   b. 1904, Grahamstown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1971, Tottenham, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. Emily Ellen Thelma/Thelma Emily Ellen Collins,   b. 1906, Grahamstown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1977, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. Grace Gladys Collins,   b. 1908, Grahamstown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F4733  Group Sheet

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    William Richard John Berringer Collins

    Epitaph of William Richard John Berringer Collins

    Farewell dear wife farewell
    Adieu to thee Adieu
    And you my dearest loved ones all
    Farewell Farewell to you
    Though I am gone and you are here
    To tread this Vale alone
    We'll hope to meet again in Heaven
    With Christ before God's Throne.
    At Rest

  • Sources 
    1. [S115] Trove.


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