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Alfred COLLINS

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NSW Marriage 728/1879 COLLINS ALFRED - STANWELL SARAH JANE - SYDNEY

The Sydney Morning Herald - Saturday 26 July 1879 p.1
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COLLINS - STANWELL.-July 19, at the Trinity Church, by the Rev. Thomas Unwin, Alfred Collins, youngest son of Thomas Collins, to Sarah Jane, eldest daughter of Francis James Stanwell, both of Sydney.

Death of a son:

Australia Death Index, 1787-1985
Name: Alfred Wiliam Collins
Death Date: 21 Feb 1957
Death Place: Queensland
Father's name: Alfred Ernest
Mother's name: Sarah Ann Stanwell
Registration Year: 1957
Registration Place: Queensland
Registration Number: B018721
Page Number: 485


Death 12507/1930 COLLINS SARAH J - FRANCIS J - MARY - NORTH SYDNEY ** 27 July


Is this the right death for Alfred?

Death 15929/1940 COLLINS ALFRED ERNEST - THOMAS - CAROLINE - KOGARAH

COLLINS Alfred Ernest Death notice 24JUL1940 Death 84 late of Bexley SMH 26JUL1940

The Sydney Morning Herald - Friday 26 July 1940 p.6
DEATHS
COLLINS-July 24, 1940, at a private hospital, Alfred Ernest Collins, of 42 Haig Street, Bexley, dearly loved husband of Elizabeth and dear father of William, aged 84 years. ??


Death of son has father's name as Alfred Ernest and marriage says he was the son of Thomas, so in that regard the 1940 death fits.
 
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1930 NSW Warringah -
1933 NSW Warringah -
1937 NSW Barton -
1937 NSW Cook -
COLLINS Alfred Ernest

Any chance we can match an occupation from 1933 to the Alfred in either Barton or Cook?

There does not seem to be another death for an Alfred Ernest with father = Thomas.

No sign of a marriage in NSW 1930 - 1940 to an Elizabeth ???
 

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Thanks gibbo.

I didn't have the Golden Wedding notice.

The 'husband of Elizabeth' is the bit that has to be sorted to rule that Alfred in or out.
 

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The Sydney Morning Herald - Saturday 24 November 1906 p.12
MARRIAGES
COLLINS - SALMON.-October 18, at the Methodist Church, Newtown, by the Revs. W. Woolls-Rutledge and E. Fox, Alfred William, only son of A. E. Collins, Esq., to Ethel Paton, only daughter of Alderman Jno. Salmon, Esq., J.P., of Newtown.

That would fit only if son Alfred was known as William by his father. Death notice has 'father of William' in SMH 1940.

He used the name he was given at birth and he didn't swap it to William Alfred:

1913 NSW Electoral Roll - MOSMAN - NEUTRAL BAY POLLING-PLACE
463 COLLINS Alfred William, 105 Ben Boyd, road traveller
464 COLLINS Ethel Paton, 105 Ben Boyd road, domestic duties
 

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20 years between children ???

Birth 34786/1900 COLLINS HILDA W - ALFRED - SARAH J - REDFERN

Death 9278/1975 COLLINS HILDA WESLEY - ALFRED - SARAH JANE ** 13 April

Not in Ryerson
 
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Thanks gibbo.

Wonder why he was in Europe.



I'm still wondering about the 'husband of Elizabeth' bit. No 2nd marriage in NSW but I've not looked in Qld.
 

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The Sydney Morning Herald - Friday 26 July 1940 p.6
DEATHS
COLLINS-July 24, 1940, at a private hospital, Alfred Ernest Collins, of 42 Haig Street, Bexley, dearly loved husband of Elizabeth and dear father of William, aged 84 years.

I agree gibbo. This is not his death. So when and where did he die?

Also can we find more about the one who died in 1940, assuming details re wife and son and age are accurate.
 

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Do we have 2x with different occupations here?

1937 NSW Barton -
1937 NSW Cook -
COLLINS Alfred Ernest
Alfred Ernest Collins
Electoral Year: 1937
State: New South Wales
District: Barton
Subdistrict: Bexley
[Retired. With Elizabeth Anna. 42 Haig St]

Alfred Ernest Collins
Electoral Year: 1937
State: New South Wales
District: Cook
Subdistrict: Tempe
[Plumber. Alfred Henry, painter. Alice Emily Maud, milliner. Emily, hd]

There are a few other Alfred Ernests' in 1937 :rolleyes:

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Is the son's death index the only time Ernest is mentioned in Alfred's name?
Marriage index and marriage notice both just have Alfred Collins. I was wondering if maybe the informant on the son's death got the name wrong.
 

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Is the son's death index the only time Ernest is mentioned in Alfred's name?
Marriage index and marriage notice both just have Alfred Collins. I was wondering if maybe the informant on the son's death got the name wrong.
Birth 3136/1880 COLLINS ALFRED WILLIAM - ALFRED ERNEST - SARAH JANE - SYDNEY ** 4 Oct

A sibling?

Birth 34786/1900 COLLINS HILDA W - ALFRED - SARAH J - REDFERN ** 26 Aug

Death 9278/1975 COLLINS HILDA WESLEY - ALFRED - SARAH JANE ** 13 Apr

Not in Ryerson - No notice in SMH Mon 14th p.22, 15th p.26 or 16th p.54.

Hilda Wesley Collins - Date of Death 13/04/1975, Granted on 29/07/1975

They share a plaque for some reason.

Castlebrook Memorial Park
Margaret ROBINSON 1888-1976 -- Hilda Wesley COLLINS 1900-1975
 

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