John Collins

M, b. 1846
  • John Collins was born in 1846 in St Mawes.
  • He was the son of John Collins and Elizabeth Lower.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census John Collins was living in the household of John Collins and Elizabeth Lower in St Mawes. John is shown as a 33 year old mariner with the RN, born St Mawes living with his wife Elizabeth 31 born St Mawes, and children Joseph 10, scholar, Bennett G Collins 8, John Collins 5, Ambrazina 2. All the children were born in St Mawes. An unmarried uncle John Greet, a 57 year old porter born St Mawes is also living with the familly.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census John Collins was living in the household of Elizabeth Lower in St Mawes. Elizabeth is shown as the 40 year old widowed head, a lodging house keeper living with her children: Mary 20, a dressmaker, Elizabeth Ambrosie 12, a scholar, George Greet 8, a scholar and John 15, and Naval apprentice RN. Mary Lower, Elizabeth's mother is also living with the family, aged 72, formerly a fish seine maker. All were born in St Mawes.

John Collins

M, b. 1875, d. 29 July 1955
  • John Collins was born in 1875 in Highfields, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Cornelius Collins and Margaret Collins.
  • John attended Highfields School, then known as the Koorjarwan State School. After leaving school he joined the Railway. His athelitic abilites saw him winning trophies for running, pole volting and high jump.
    John won his block of land at Djuan in a ballot. With his father and brother Daniel, he was contracted to carry out road works on the North Road between Toowoomba and Merritt's Creek for the Highfields Divisional Board. John and Daniel also carried out construction work on the roads from Crow's Nest to Djuan. They built a heavy bridge over Perseverance Creek in 1891.
    He was community minded and became the secretary of the Queensland Farmers Union (Djuan) and Djuan Primary Producers association. He was also a member of the Djuan State School Committee.
  • John Collins appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan. He was a farmer as was his brothers Maurice and Daniel.
  • At the age of 28 years, John Collins married Mary Murphy, daughter of Denis Murphy and Mary Hart, on 8 July 1903 in Queensland.
  • John Collins appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Djuan. John was a farmer as was their son Con. Daugthers Irene and Veronica carried out home duties.
  • He and Mary Murphy appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Djuan. John was a farmer as was their son James and Con who also farmed at Djuan. Daughters Bridget, Irene and Veronica also lived at Djuan possibly with their parents.
  • John Collins died on 29 July 1955 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 30 July 1955 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of John Collins and Mary Murphy

John Collins

M, b. 1906, d. 1906
  • John Collins died in 1906 in Queensland.
  • He was born in 1906 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Collins and Mary Murphy.

John Thomas Collins

M, b. 1898

Joseph Collins

M, b. May 1840
  • Joseph Collins was born in May 1840 in St Mawes.
  • He was the son of John Collins and Elizabeth Lower.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Joseph Collins was living in the household of Elizabeth Lower in St Mawes. Elizabeth is shown as the 22 year old wife of a mariner (crossed out) born in country living with her twin children Mary and Joseph aged 11 months, both born in country.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Joseph Collins was living in the household of John Collins and Elizabeth Lower in St Mawes. John is shown as a 33 year old mariner with the RN, born St Mawes living with his wife Elizabeth 31 born St Mawes, and children Joseph 10, scholar, Bennett G Collins 8, John Collins 5, Ambrazina 2. All the children were born in St Mawes. An unmarried uncle John Greet, a 57 year old porter born St Mawes is also living with the familly.

Josephine Vincent Collins

F, b. circa 1895, d. 1983
  • Josephine Vincent Collins was born circa 1895. She was the daughter of Edward Collins and Mary Ann Toomey.
  • Josephine Vincent Collins married Norman Keith Wockner, son of Frederick Wockner and Louisa Wagland, in 1916 in Queensland.
  • Josephine Vincent Collins and Norman Keith Wockner appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Goombungee. Norman was an auctioneer.
  • In 1975,her husband, Norman Keith Wockner died in Queensland.
  • Josephine Vincent Collins died in 1983 in Queensland.

Kathleen Collins

F, b. 11 April 1902, d. 22 March 1979
  • Kathleen Collins was born on 11 April 1902 in Djuan, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Maurice Collins and Johanna Leahy.
  • Kathleen Collins and Maurice Collins appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Haden. Maurice was a storekeeper and his daughter Kathleen a shop assistant. Daughter Mary Ellen carried out home duties.
  • At the age of 28 years, 1 month and 6 days, Kathleen Collins married John Wilson O'Connor, son of Cornelius O'Connor and Mary Wilson, on 17 May 1930 in Queensland. He and Kathleen lived at "Mountain Camp", taking over his parents property.
  • On 10 November 1969,her husband, John Wilson O'Connor died in Queensland at age 80.
  • Kathleen Collins died on 22 March 1979 in Queensland at age 76.
  • She was buried in Emu Creek Cemetery.

Children of Kathleen Collins and John Wilson O'Connor

Margaret Collins

F, b. 18 March 1880, d. 26 April 1964
  • Margaret Collins was born on 18 March 1880 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Cornelius Collins and Margaret Collins.
  • Margaret Collins appeared on the Electoral Roll with Cornelius Collins and Margaret Collins in 1913 in Cabarlah. Con was a farmer as was their son Simon. Their daughters Margaret and Bridgit most likely lived with them. The girls gave their address as Reedy Creek.
  • At the age of 36 years, 10 months and 20 days, Margaret Collins married Edward Evans, son of John Evans and Ernestina Julian Henrietta (Julia) Hauf, on 7 February 1917 in Queensland. They had four children.
  • Margaret Collins and Edward Evans both worked for the railway. He was listed as a Fetter and she a Gatekeeper on the 1922 Electoral Role in Stanthorpe
    in 1922.
  • On 17 April 1929,her husband, Edward Evans died in Queensland at age 46. After Edward's death Margaret continued to work for the railway and was Station attendant at Peaks Crossing in 1941. She had retired by 1949 and was living at 3 Logan Street, Greenslopes. She moved back to Toowoomba in 1954 to Rome Street.
  • Margaret Collins died on 26 April 1964 in Queensland at age 84.
  • She was buried on 28 April 1964 in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Margaret Collins

F, b. 1843, d. 25 November 1933
  • Margaret Collins was born in 1843. She was the daughter of John Collins and Margaret Keane.
  • At the age of 24 years, Margaret Collins married Cornelius Collins in 1867 in Queensland.
  • Margaret Collins and Cornelius Collins appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Cabarlah. Cornelius was a farmer.
  • Margaret Collins and Cornelius Collins appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Cabarlah. Con was a farmer as was their son Simon. Their daughters Margaret and Bridgit most likely lived with them. The girls gave their address as Reedy Creek.
  • Margaret Collins died on 25 November 1933 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 27 November 1933 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of Margaret Collins and Cornelius Collins

Margaret Collins

F, b. 1896

Margaret Collins

F, b. circa 1820
  • Margaret Collins was born circa 1820.
  • Margaret Collins married John Arthur in 1844 in New South Wales.

Children of Margaret Collins and John Arthur

Margery Collins

F, b. circa 1710
  • Margery Collins was born circa 1710.
  • Margery Collins married William Hunkin on 23 December 1734 in Cornwall.

Child of Margery Collins and William Hunkin

Martha Collins

F, b. 1880
  • Martha Collins was born in 1880 in St Mawes.
  • She was the daughter of George Greet Collins and Florence Green Jenking.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Martha Collins was living in the household of George Greet Collins and Florence Green Jenking in St Just in Roseland. George is shown as a 28 year old coachman, head of the family living iwth his wife Florence aged 27 and their children Florence R aged 4 and Martha aged 1. All were born St Mawes.

Martin Collins

M, b. 1871, d. 1955

Mary Collins

F, b. May 1840
  • Mary Collins was born in May 1840 in St Mawes.
  • She was the daughter of John Collins and Elizabeth Lower.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Mary Collins was living in the household of Elizabeth Lower in St Mawes. Elizabeth is shown as the 22 year old wife of a mariner (crossed out) born in country living with her twin children Mary and Joseph aged 11 months, both born in country.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Mary Collins was living in the household of Richard Collins in St Mawes. Richard is shown as a 56 year old fisherman, born St Mawes, living with his wife Mary also born St Mawes aged 61 and Granddaughter Mary aged 10, born St Mawes.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Mary Collins was living in the household of Elizabeth Lower in St Mawes. Elizabeth is shown as the 40 year old widowed head, a lodging house keeper living with her children: Mary 20, a dressmaker, Elizabeth Ambrosie 12, a scholar, George Greet 8, a scholar and John 15, and Naval apprentice RN. Mary Lower, Elizabeth's mother is also living with the family, aged 72, formerly a fish seine maker. All were born in St Mawes.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Mary Collins was living in the household of Elizabeth Lower in St Mawes. Elizabeth is shown as a 51 year old widow, patriotic fund, living with her unmarried daughter Mary 30, as dressmaker and son George G 18, a roper. All were born St Mawes. Visiting were: James Cock, 30 pensioner born St Mawes, George Davies 26, Sailor Part NK London, William Macfogill, 17, scholar born Isle of White.
  • At the age of 31 years, Mary Collins married James Cock in 1872 in St Mawes.
  • Mary Collins and James Cock appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in St Mawes. James is shown as a39 year old pensioner,living with his wife Mary 40 and their children: John J aged 9, Georgina 8, William G 7, Elizabeth 2 and George 11 months. His mother in law Elizabeth Collins aged 61 is also living with them. All were born St Mawes.

Children of Mary Collins and James Cock

Mary Collins

F, b. circa 1820

Child of Mary Collins and Henry Primmer

Mary Collins

F, b. 1860, d. 1943
  • Mary Collins was born in 1860. She was the daughter of James Collins and Mary McInerney.
  • At the age of 25 years, Mary Collins married William Downey Winfield in 1885 in Queensland.
  • Mary Collins and William Downey Winfield appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1919 living at George Street, Allora. William was a labourer and Mary carried out home duties. Son John was a clerk.
  • Mary Collins and Gretrude Isabel Winfield appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1922 living at Mascotte, Hope Street. Mary carried out home duties and Gretrude was a teacher. Mabel carried out home duties.
  • Mary Collins and Mabel Winfield appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1928 living at Ashgrove. Mary and Mabel carried out home duties, Josephine was a typist.
  • In January 1937,her husband, William Downey Winfield died in Queensland.
  • Mary Collins died in 1943 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 1 May 1943 in Toowong Cemetery.

Children of Mary Collins and William Downey Winfield

Mary Elizabeth Collins

F, b. 1841
  • Mary Elizabeth Collins was born in 1841 in Mudford, Somerset.
  • She was the daughter of Sampson Collins and Mary Unknown.
  • Her marriage, at 20 years, to Frederick John French, son of Abraham French and Maria Winsor, was registered in the March 1861 Quarter Registration District.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Mary Elizabeth Collins was living in the household of Sampson Collins and Mary Unknown in Coronation Buildings, Yeovil. Samson Collins is shown as head of the house, a 67 year old born Yeovil, formerly a shepherd. He is living with his wife Mary, 65, born Lopen and their daughter Mary E French 40, born Mudfore, a laundress and their grandson Frederick H French, a groom born in Yeovil. William Ridd, a 22 year old engineman born in Barnstaple, Devon and William Medland a 26 year old railway driver born in Taunton were lodging with the family.

Child of Mary Elizabeth Collins and Frederick John French

Mary Ellen Collins

F, b. 1877

Mary Ellen Collins

F, b. 1900, d. 1981
  • Mary Ellen Collins was born in 1900 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Maurice Collins and Johanna Leahy.
  • Mary Ellen Collins appeared on the Electoral Roll with Maurice Collins and Kathleen Collins in 1925 in Haden. Maurice was a storekeeper and his daughter Kathleen a shop assistant. Daughter Mary Ellen carried out home duties.
  • Mary Ellen Collins appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Haden. She carried out home duties.
  • At the age of 30 years, Mary Ellen Collins married Charles Samuel Garrett, son of William George Garrett and Louisa Frith, in 1930 in Queensland.
  • Mary Ellen Collins and Charles Samuel Garrett appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1954 and 1963 living at Haden. Charles was a wheelwright.
  • Mary Ellen Collins died in 1981 in Queensland.

Maurice Collins

M, b. 1868, d. 8 January 1953
  • Maurice Collins was born in 1868 in Highfields.
  • He was the son of Cornelius Collins and Margaret Collins.
  • With his father and brothers Danial and John, Maurice was contracted to carry out road works on the North Road between Toowoomba and Merritt's Creek for the Highfields Divisional Board. John and Daniel also carried out construction work on the roads from Crow's Nest to Djuan. They built a heavy bridge over Perseverance Creek in 1891.
    Around 1893 Maurice had a butchering business, supplying locals as well as carrying meat to Bergen. Some of the surviving records from this business show he paid £2/10/- for a 752 pound bullock, £2/-/- for a 530 pound cow. The price for a 7 pound roast was 1/2; 25 lbs of salted meat 4/2 and 5 lbs of steak 1/-.
  • At the age of 27 years, Maurice Collins married Johanna Leahy, daughter of David Leahy and Margaret Leane, on 20 February 1895 in Queensland. Maurice and Johanna operated a small storeon his property. Their mail came from Crow's Nest. Maurice built the first general store in Haden for Mr McCollum in 1912. In 1920 Maurice took over the store.
  • Maurice Collins and Johanna Leahy appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan. He was a farmer as was his brothers John and Daniel.
  • In 1913 Maurice became a member of the first Crow's Nest Shire council. He was a member of the school committe at Djuan
    Maurice also had land at Blackbutt where he built a stone dip.
  • On 7 May 1924,his wife, Johanna Leahy died in Queensland at age 55. After her death Maurice retired to Haden in 1925.
  • Maurice Collins and Kathleen Collins appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Haden. Maurice was a storekeeper and his daughter Kathleen a shop assistant. Daughter Mary Ellen carried out home duties.
  • Maurice Collins died on 8 January 1953 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 9 January 1953 in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Children of Maurice Collins and Johanna Leahy

Maurice Hugh Collins

M, b. 1897, d. 5 September 1916
  • Maurice Hugh Collins was born in 1897 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Cornelius Collins and Ellen Bridget Nolan.
  • Maurice Hugh Collins enlisted in the Military on 25 September 1915. His regimental number was 3796, he was a Roman Catholic,
    his occupation a Fruit hawker. He lived at Rockburn Terrace, Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland at his parents home. He was single and aged 18 years. His next of kin was listed as his father Cornelius Collins of Rockburn Terrace, Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland. His previous military service was with the 7th Infantry as a cadet for 4 years. Maurice enlisted on 25 September 1915 as a Private with the 25th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement. His AWM Embarkation Roll number was 23/42/3 and his unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT Wandilla on 31 January 1916. He went missing in action on 5 September 1916 and after a court of inquiry on 31 July 1917 was deemed killed in action. He body was located in 1930 and Maurice was re- buried in Serre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXV, Row H, Grave No. 12), France. Panel number, Roll of Honour,Australian War Memorial     147.
    Other details War service: Western Front. His Medals the British War Medal and the Victory Medal went to his father in 1923, although his dog tags were only sent to his father when his body reburied in 1930.
  • Maurice Hugh Collins died on 5 September 1916 in France.
  • His death was recorded with the an unknown place , an unknown place Registration District in the 1922 Quarter.
  • He was buried in 1930 in Beaumont Hamel, France.

Norah Collins

F, b. circa 1870
  • Norah Collins was born circa 1870.
  • Norah Collins married Martin Moriarty.

Child of Norah Collins and Martin Moriarty

Peter Collins

M, b. 1886, d. 1887
  • Peter Collins was born in 1886 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of Wiliam Collins and Theresa Bailey.
  • Peter Collins died in 1887 in New South Wales.

Peter Patrick Collins

M, b. 1900

Richard Collins

M, b. 1795
  • Richard Collins was born in 1795 in St Mawes.
  • Richard Collins married Mary Unknown.
  • Richard Collins appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in St Mawes. Richard is shown as a 56 year old fisherman, born St Mawes, living with his wife Mary also born St Mawes aged 61 and Granddaughter Mary aged 10, born St Mawes.

Child of Richard Collins and Mary Unknown

Rita Florence Collins

F, b. 13 December 1912, d. 2003
  • Rita Florence Collins was born on 13 December 1912 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Herbert Collins and Florence Sarah Primmer.
  • Rita Florence Collins died in 2003 in New Zealand.

Roy Herbert Collins

M, b. 29 January 1909, d. 2003

Ruby Beatrice Collins

F, b. 1888

Sampson Collins

M, b. circa 1814
  • Sampson Collins was born circa 1814 in Yeovil.
  • Sampson Collins married Mary Unknown circa 1836.
  • Sampson Collins and Mary Unknown appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Coronation Buildings, Yeovil. Samson Collins is shown as head of the house, a 67 year old born Yeovil, formerly a shepherd. He is living with his wife Mary, 65, born Lopen and their daughter Mary E French 40, born Mudfore, a laundress and their grandson Frederick H French, a groom born in Yeovil. William Ridd, a 22 year old engineman born in Barnstaple, Devon and William Medland a 26 year old railway driver born in Taunton were lodging with the family.

Child of Sampson Collins and Mary Unknown