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Collins, Albert MossRef 255-20
[1817-1???] Son of Charles Collins, shopkeeper.

He was a clerk of 24 Moorland View, Halifax [1847]

Around 1847, he married Florence Greenwood in Halifax.


Florence was the daughter of
Hartley Greenwood
 

Collins, AnthonyRef 255-5
[1773-1832] Son of Ely Collins.

Baptised at Cleckheaton [25th December 1773]

On 30th June 1793, he married Mary Holdsworth [1776-1809] at St Peter's Church, Birstall.


 

Children:

  1. David [1794-1797]
  2. Lydia [1795-1798]
  3. Charles [b 1797]
  4. George [b 1799]
  5. Ann [1800-1801]
  6. Harriet [1803-1837] who married Joshua Bateman
  7. Jonas
  8. Eliza Holdsworth [b 1807]
  9. Sharp [1809-1810]

Anthony died at Wyke in 1832.

He was buried at Cleckheaton Whitechapel [5th September 1832]

Collins, ArthurRef 255-1014
[18??-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Bernard's Catholic Church

Collins, BarryRef 255-154
[1941-] Halifax-born writer and playwright. His work includes:

  • And was Jerusalem builded here? [1972]
  • Beauty and the Beast [1973]
  • Judgement [1974]
  • The Strongest Man in the World [1978]
  • Toads [1979]
  • The Ice Chimney [1980]
  • Atonement [1987]

Collins, BenjaminRef 255-19
[1805-1875] Or Collings.

(Possibly) son of John Collings.

He was a wool comber [1841].

He married Mary [1805-1870].

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1829] who had a daughter Harriet Collings [1852-14th March 1854]
  2. John [b 1831]
  3. Thomas [b 1834]
  4. Samuel [1836-17th September 1848] who was buried with his Collings grandparents
  5. Mary [b 1838]
  6. Martha [b 1840]

The family lived at

  • Holywell Green [1848]

Benjamin died 5th June 1875 (aged 70).

Mary died 11th August 1870 (aged 65).

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with granddaughter Harriet who died 14th March 1854 (aged 1 year & 9 months) 

Collins, BenjaminRef 255-13
[1829-1898] Born in Wadsworth.

He was a carpet weaver [1871, 1881, 1891].

In [Q4] 1851, he married (1) Elizabeth Gledhill [1825-18??] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Mytholmroyd
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1854] who was a gardener [1871]
  2. Emma [b 1856] who was a carpet setter [1871]
  3. Greenwood
  4. Samuel [b 1864] who was an office assistant [1881]

An Elizabeth Collins died in Halifax [Q1 1864].

In 1880, he married (2) Elizabeth in Halifax.


Elizabeth – née Greenwood – was the widow of Joseph Haslem
 

The family lived at

  • 1 Barley Corn Square, Stannary Lane, Halifax [1871]
  • 3 Wilson Street, Halifax [1881, 1891]

Benjamin was a widower by [1891].

He died in Halifax [Q1 1898]

Collins, BenjaminRef 255-16
[1868-1945] Son of John Collins.

He was a worsted spinner [1881] / a wool sorter [1891, 1901].

In [Q4] 1902, he married Charlotte Park in Halifax.


Charlotte was the daughter of David Park
 

Charlotte died 1st November 1939 (aged 68).

Benjamin died 28th September 1945 (aged 77).

They were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with Charlotte's parents

Collins, Rev BineberryRef 255-2666
[17??-1???] Recorded in 1784, when Mrs Mary Hudson is recorded as
having gone to hear a pious Church of England Minister Rev Bineberry Collins preach at Halifax Methodist Chapel

Collins, BrearleyRef 255-1948
[1868-19??] Of Brighouse. He was landlord of the Joiners' Arms, Brighouse [1900].

He married Sarah Parkinson [1874-19??].

Children:

  1. Frank [b 1895]
  2. Amy [b 1897]
  3. Elsie [b 1899]

Collins, CampbellRef 255-1285
[1855-1931] Partner in Emsley & Collins [1905].

He died in Baildon [2nd September 1931]

Collins, CecilRef 255-1603
[1908-1989] Mystic and Surrealist / neo-Romantic artist.

He married Elizabeth, daughter of Clifford Ramsden.

He frequently stayed with the Ramsdens when they lived at The Hollins, Warley. Some of his work hangs in The Tate Gallery

Collins, CrowtherRef 255-9
[1865-1???] Illegitimate son of Fanny Collins of Northowram.

Baptised at St John the Baptist, Coley [9th April 1865]

Collins, DanielRef 255-1018
[17??-18??] He was a comber [1819].

He married Elizabeth [1783-18??]


Elizabeth was born in Norland
 

Children:

  1. Martha
  2. Margaret
  3. Jabez [bapt 1823]
  4. Ann [bapt 1824]

The family lived at

  • Range Bank, Halifax [1841]
  • 2 Clarence Street, Halifax [1851]

Daniel died between 1824 & 1841.


The death of a Daniel Collins is recorded in Halifax [Q1 1838]
 

Living with the widowed Elizabeth [in 1851] were unmarried daughter Martha and her children Fanny & William, and unmarried daughter Margaret and her children Tom Emma

Collins, DanielRef 255-1613
[18??-18??] He bequeathed money to install a stained glass east window at Christ Church, Barkisland

Collins, DavidRef 255-25
[1798-1872] He married Nancy [1801-1874].

Children:

  1. Mary who married Tom Bottomley
  2. Harriet who married Godfrey Drake

Members of the family were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Collins, DennisRef 255-1267
[1914-1942] Son of Annie Elizabeth & Joseph Chappell Collins of 105 Savile Park Road, Halifax.

He was educated at Holy Trinity School & Rishworth School / captain of Old Rishworthians RUFC / employed at the Halifax Borough Treasurer's office.

During World War II, he served as an Ordinary Telegraphist with the Royal Navy aboard HMML 311.

He died 15th February 1942 (aged 28).

He is remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, England [Grave Ref 67 1].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Rishworth School

Collins, EliRef 255-7
[1807-1872] Born in Stainland.

He was innkeeper White Lion, Ovenden [1851, 1853] / a coachman [1871].

Around 1846, he married Phyllis [1805-1869].


Phillis was born in Stockton on Tees
 

Children:

  1. Anthony [1846-26/12/1875] who was a groom [1871] who was buried with his parents
  2. Clara [b 1847]

The family lived at

Phyllis died 16th March 1869 (aged 65) 

Eli died 15th June 1872 (aged 65).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 2240]

Collins, ElyRef 255-4
[17??-1???] Of Wyke.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Anthony

Collins, EphraimRef 255-1003
[1835-19??] Born in Hove Edge.

He was a blacksmith [1891].

In [Q3] 1860, he married Hannah Brearley [1840-1???] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Rastrick
 

Children:

  1. Brearley [b 1867] who was a gardener's teamster [1891]
  2. Sowden [b 1872] who was a stone quarryman [1891]
  3. John [b 1874] who was a teamster [1891]
  4. Edith [b 1876] who was a silk spinner [1891]
  5. David [b 1879] who was a blacksmith [1891]
  6. Albert [b 1886]
  7. Joseph 30 stone delver

The family lived at Hove Edge Cottage, Hipperholme [1891]

Collins, FrankRef 255-686
[1???-194?] Of Todmorden.

During World War II, he served with the Royal Navy.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Collins, FrankRef 255-1260
[1929-] Son of John William Collins.

He took over from his mother Mabel Collins at the Dog & Partridge, Sowood [2000]

Collins, FredRef 255-1061
[1???-191?] He was educated at Crossley & Porter School.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died 8th October 1918.

He was buried at Masnières British Cemetery, Marcoing, France [Grave Ref I E 20].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Crossley & Porter School, Halifax

Collins, GeoffreyRef 255-2294
[19??-1971] Son of Lewis Collins.

He took over his father's business as a Hipperholme butcher.

He married Nellie.

Children:

  1. Anne [b 1953]
  2. twins John [b 1958]
  3. Anthony [b 1958]

In 1871, whilst going on holiday to Salzburg, Austria, the whole family was killed in a plane crash. The tail section fell off the BEA Vanguard aircraft, causing it to plunge to the ground, killing 63 passengers and crew. There was a public collection and a clock was erected outside Hipperholme Public Library in memory of the family.

See Memories Hipperholme Businesses & Shops

Collins, GeorgeRef 255-1000
[1830-1876] Born in Halifax.

He was a wood moulding manufacturer [1861] / a joiner [1871] / a commercial traveller [1876]

In [Q2] 1852, he married Mary Ann Pulman in Halifax.


Martha Ann was a dressmaker [1876]
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ellen [b 1854]
  2. John Pulman

The family lived at

  • 26 Upper Brunswick Street, Halifax [1861]
  • 8 Upper Brunswick Street, Halifax [1871]

George died 27th May 1876.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £100.

The will was proved by his widow, Martha Ann and his son John Pulman Collins

Collins, GeorgeRef 255-1995
[1840-1???] Stationmaster at Hipperholme Railway Station [1881]

Collins, George BenjaminRef 255-1925
[1850-1929] He was Superintendent at the fire brigade station at Albion Street / Southgate [1887].

He married Sara [b 1855].

Children:

  1. George [b 1877]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1880]
  3. Lilian [b 1886]

Collins, George HenryRef 255-1177
[1894-1916] Son of Janet & Sowden Collins of 5 Half House Lane, Hove Edge.

During World War I, he served as a Corporal with the 26th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died 10th November 1916 (aged 22).

He was buried at Cité Bonjean Military Cemetery, France. [Grave Ref IV A 48].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Brighouse Parish Church, and on the Memorial at Zion Methodist Free Chapel, Hove Edge

Collins, George PulmanRef 255-1927
[1856-1917] Illegitimate son of Margaret Collins & (probably) Joseph Pulman.

He was a mechanic [1881] / a mechanic fitter [1891] / an iron turner [1911] / an iron moulder [1901].

He was associated with Abram Pulman & Sons.

In 1882, he was living with his sister and brother-in-law John Smith.

In 1888, he married Ellen Nutton [1961-1919].


Ellen was born in Southowram.

She was a weaver cotton [1891], a carpet weaver [1911], a tapestry weaver [1901]

 

They had no children.

They lived at

  • 6 Brinton Terrace, Halifax [with George's mother Margaret Collins 1891]
  • 48 Boothtown Road, Halifax [1901, 1911]

George died 28th December 1917.

Ellen died 28th September 1919.

The couple were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax

Collins, GreenwoodRef 255-14
[1862-1913] Son of Benjamin Collins.

He was a mill hand [1871] / a mechanic turner [1881] / a printing machine maker [1891, 1901] / an iron turner for printer's engineer [1911].

He married Elizabeth [1861-1???].


Elizabeth was born in Dublin
 

Children:

  1. Emma [b 1890] who was a bag maker for paper merchant [1911]
  2. Harold [b 1897]
  3. Irvine [b 1900]

The family lived at

  • 3 Wilson Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 34 Plum Street, Parkinson Lane, Halifax [1911]

Greenwood died Q1 1913 (aged 51) 

Collins, HarryRef 255-15
[18??-1???]

In [Q2] 1904, he married Eliza Briggs in Halifax.


Eliza was the daughter of
Thomas Briggs
 

Children:

  1. Reginald Meynand

Eliza died 5th January 1934 (aged 52).

She was buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Collins, HarryRef 255-8
[1871-1???] Illegitimate son of Delia Collins of Bailiffe Bridge.

Baptised at St Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe [15th October 1871]

Collins, Rev HenryRef 255-3000
[1835-1921] MA.

Vicar at St Bartholomew's Church, Dean Head.

He married Maud Mary Edwards [1843-1907].


Maud Mary was the daughter of Henry Edwards of Woodbridge Suffolk
 

Henry died in 1921 and was buried at Ottery St Mary, Devon [4th August 1921].

Maud Mary died 6th November 1907.

There is a grave and a memorial buried at St Bartholomew's, Dean Head

The couple were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Dean Head There is a transcription of the epitaph [number 85] in Alan Shaw's CD Monumental Inscriptions in the Ripponden Area

Collins, J.Ref 255-2657
[18??-19??] Recorded in The Tradesmen's Advertiser of 1874, where he was an umbrella manufacturer at 17 Woolshops, Halifax

(LATE OF MANCHESTER) 
Umbrellas and Parasols Made, Re-covered and Repaired on the Shortest Notice
N.B. REPAIRS DONE FOR THE TRADE
Silk Umbrellas Made to order and Re-covered with Silk, Zanella or Alpaca, at one hour's notice

Collins, JohnRef 255-21
[1825-1904] Born in Stainland.

He was a quarryman [1871] / a quarryman (stone) [1881, 1891] / a retired stone dresser [1901].

In 1852, he married Mary Jane Priestley [1836-1906] in Halifax.


Mary Jane was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. James [1854-1930] who was a stone dresser [1871]
  2. William Henry [1855-1926] who was a factory hand [1871], a quarryman (stone) [1881]
  3. Elizabeth [b 1859] who was a factory hand [1871]
  4. Walter [1861-1925] who was a factory hand [1871], a quarryman (stone) [1881]
  5. Mary [1863-21st March 1876] who was buried with her parents
  6. Alice [1866-29th June 1926] who was a cotton spinner [1881], a worsted weaver [1891, 1901], & was buried with sister Martha & husband
  7. Benjamin
  8. Eliza [1870-2nd June 1934] who was a worsted spinner [1881], a worsted weaver [1891], & was buried with sister Martha & husband
  9. Martha [1873-1967] who was a worsted weaver [1891], a cotton reeler [1901], & married Ernest Crossley Rothwell
  10. Rothwell Priestley
  11. Eli who died in infancy
  12. Nanny who died in infancy
  13. Martha Ann who died in infancy

The family lived at

  • Thorn Hill, Stainland [1871]
  • Moor Hey Lane, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1881]
  • Thornhill, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1891]
  • Stannary Yard, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1901]

Living with them [in 1891] were greatniece Harriet E. Collins [b 1865] (worsted weaver)  & greatnephew Leonard Collins [b 1868] (woollen cloth presser).

John died 21st September 1904 (aged 78).

Mary Jane died 4th September 1906 (aged 70).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Collins, John PulmanRef 255-1926
[1855-1887] Son of George Collins.

Born in Halifax.

He was an apprentice to law stationer [1871] / a solicitor's clerk [1876] / a clerk of 24 Craven Terrace, Halifax [1880] / a solicitor's clerk [1881].

He was associated with Abram Pulman & Sons.

In [Q3] 1880, he married Eleanor Jane Wilcock [1858-1???] at St Paul's Church, Heaton Moor, Stockport.


Eleanor Jane, of Leegate Road, Heaton Moor, was born in Manchester, the daughter of Edwin Wilcock, merchant
 

The family lived at

  • 6 Highfield Place, Halifax [1881]
  • 24 Craven Terrace, Halifax [1887] (where he died) 

Collins, John WilliamRef 255-1255
[1897-1956] He was landlord of the Savile Arms, Elland [1954-1956].

He married Mabel Hilton [1905-2001].

Children:

  1. Frank

John William died at the Savile Arms in 1956 Mabel was landlady at the Dog & Partridge, Sowood [1956-2000].

Son Fred took over at the Dog & Partridge, Sowood [2000]

Collins, JonasRef 255-6
[1805-1877] Son of Anthony Collins.

Born in Wyke [17th September 1805].

Baptised in Cleckheaton [3rd November 1805].

He was innkeeper at the Red Lion, Wyke & farmer [1841] / innkeeper & farmer of 15 acres [1851] / innkeeper & farmer [1871].

On 27th December 1830, he married Ann Jessop [1805-1869] at All Saints' Church, Dewsbury Children:

  1. John
  2. Mary Holdsworth who was a school teacher [1871]
  3. Martha Catharine
  4. Sarah who was a school teacher [1871]
  5. Alfred

Jonas died 31st March 1877.

He was buried at Whitechapel, Cleckheaton [4th April 1877]

Collins, JosephRef 255-12
[1799-1848] Of Greetland.

In [Q3] 1839, he married Martha Turner [1819-1899] in Halifax.


Martha was born in Greetland
 

Children:

  1. Ellen [b 20] who was a woollen power loom weaver [1861]
  2. Maria [1843-8th May 1848]
  3. Mary [1846-10th May 1855]
  4. William [b 1846] who was a mason [1861]
  5. Joseph [bapt 21st May 1848] who was a mason [1861], a mechanic [1871]

Joseph died 22nd February 1848 (aged 49) 

In [Q3] 1858, Martha married William Harrison in Halifax.

Martha died 18th February 1899 (aged 80) 

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: R15]

Collins, JosephRef 255-1813
[1854-1907] Born in Northowram.

He was a stone delver [1875, 1901].

On 31st July 1875, he married Frances Sarah Dunstan [1854-1915] in Halifax.


Frances Sarah was born in Rotherham
 

Children:

  1. William [b 1877]
  2. Robert [1881-1882]
  3. Frances Sarah Emma [1883-1923] who was a worsted twister [1901], & married Arthur Woods
  4. Ethel Myers [1886-1951] who was a worsted spinner [1901]
  5. Annie Emily [b 1888]
  6. Sam Dunstan
  7. Wilfred
  8. Mary Hannah Emily [b 1893] who was a worsted twister [1911]
  9. Clara [b 1894] who was a worsted twister [1911]

The children were born in Hipperholme, and baptised at St Matthew's, Lightcliffe.

The family lived at

  • Watergate, Hipperholme [1901]
  • 6 Watergate, Hipperholme [1911]

Joseph died in 1907 (aged 52) 

Collins, Joseph ChappellRef 255-994
[1884-19??] Son of Thomas Pulman Collins.

He was gymnastic instructor / physical director at Heath Grammar School.

In [Q2] 1911, he married Annie Elizabeth Stott at St Paul's Church, King Cross.


Annie Elizabeth was the daughter of Squire Kershaw Stott
 

Collins, Joseph EdgarRef 255-18
[1890-19??] Born in Stainland.

He was a grocery assistant [1911]

In [Q1] 1910, he married Edna Elizabeth Sykes.


Edna Elizabeth was the daughter of
Thomas Herbert Sykes
 

Children:

  1. (possibly) Stanley who died 18th November 1910 (aged 14 weeks) 
  2. Kenneth [b 1915]

In 1911, they were living with Edna Elizabeth's parents.

Edna Elizabeth died 9th September 1954 (aged 64).

Edna Elizabeth & Stanley were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with Edna Elizabeth's parents

Collins, JoshuaRef 255-10
[1774-1857] Of Copy Nook, Greetland.

He married Betty [1778-1828].

Children:

  1. William

Betty died 14th August 1828 (aged 50).

Joshua died 29th January 1857 (aged 83).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: H1]

Collins, L. A.Ref 255-1089
[19??-19??] Lay Pastor at Moor End Congregational Church [1962]

Collins, MargaretRef 255-1013
[1821-1902] Daughter of Daniel Collins.

She was a power loom weaver [1851] / a worsted weaver [1861] / a cleaner [1871].

Margaret did not marry but had 6 children:

  1. Robert Pulman Collins [1844-1845]
  2. Thomas Pulman Collins
  3. Emma Jane Pulman Collins [1848-1???] who was a worsted factory worker [1861] & married John Smith in 1873
  4. Ann Collins [1853-1???] who was a worsted weaver [1871]
  5. George Pulman Collins
  6. William Henry Pulman Collins [1860-1861] who died [Q3 1861] aged 13 months and was buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax


One clue to the father of her children is found on daughter Emma's marriage certificate which gives her father as
Joseph Pulman, iron merchant

Furthermore, son George Pulman Collins is mentioned in connection with the business of Abram Pulman, Joseph's father

 

In 1851, Margaret and her children, Thomas and Emma, were living with her widowed mother Elizabeth at 2 Clarence Street, Halifax

The family lived at

  • 18 Albert Street, Northowram [1861]
  • Haley Hill [1861]
  • 5 Newtown, Haley Hill, Northowram [1871]
  • 6 Brinton Terrace, Halifax [1891]
  • 16 Martin Street, Halifax [where Margaret was living alone 1901]

Living with Margaret [in 1891] were son George Pulman Collins & his wife Ellen, and granddaughter Margaret A Smith.

Margaret died in Halifax [Q3 1902] (aged 81) 

Collins, MarthaRef 255-1019
[1819-1???] Son of Daniel Collins.

Baptised at Halifax Parish Church [1819].

She was a dress maker [1851].

She had illegitimate children:

  1. Fanny Collins [bapt 1845]
  2. William Collins [bapt 1848]

In 1851, Martha and her children were living with her widowed mother Elizabeth

Collins, Reginald MeynandRef 255-79
[1905-1945] Son of Harry Collins.

In [Q3] 1935, he married Nellie Davies in Sheffield.

During World War II, he served as a Warrant Officer / served as a Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant Class II with the Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers.

He died 30th May 1945 (aged 40).

He was buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland [327]

Collins, Rothwell PriestleyRef 255-17
[1877-1949] Son of John Collins.

He was a paper picker [1891] / a stone dresser [1901].

He married Hannah [1880-1955].

Rothwell Priestley died 20th September 1949 (aged 72).

Hannah died 4th March 1955 (aged 75).

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Collins, RufusRef 255-3
[18??-1???]

In [Q3] 1873, he married Hannah Maria Brook in Halifax

Collins, RufusRef 255-2
[1806-1875] Born in Halifax.

Landlord of the Martin's Nest, Brighouse [1861].

He married Sarah [1805-18??].


Sarah was born in Barnsley
 

Rufus died in Halifax [Q3 1875] (aged 70) 

Collins, RufusRef 255-1286
[1865-1943?] Partner in Emsley & Collins [1905]

On 27th December 1884, he married Ann Pearson in Halifax.


Ann was born in Shelf
 

The couple were buried at the Westfield Congregational Chapel, Wyke

Collins, SamRef 255-1950
[1865-19??] Of Lightcliffe. Landlord of the Upper George, Rastrick [1895, 1896, 1901].

He married Annie [1865-19??] from Rastrick.

Children:

  1. Eustace [b 1887]
  2. Lewin [b 1889]
  3. Clarence R. T. [b 1896]

Collins, Samuel DunstanRef 255-1803
[1889-1917] Son of Joseph Collins.

Born in Hipperholme.

Baptised at St Matthew's, Lightcliffe.

He was a member of Lightcliffe Congregational Sunday School / a hairdresser [1911] / employed by L. Broadley at Hipperholme / a self-employed hairdresser.

In [Q4] 1914, he married Annie Elizabeth Wood in Epsom, Surrey.

They lived at Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey.

During World War I, he enlisted whilst he was working in Surrey [May 1916], and served as a Private with the 7th Battalion East Surrey Regiment.

He was killed in action [3rd May 1917] (aged 28).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [16th June 1917].

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint John the Baptist, Coley

In [Q3] 1918, Annie Elizabeth married (2) Charles H. Taylor in Burton upon Trent.

They lived at 69 Wetmoor Road, Burton upon Trent

Collins, ThomasRef 255-2543
[1???-18??] Recorded in 1855, when he was a Methodist minister in Sowerby Bridge

Collins, Thomas PulmanRef 255-997
[1846-1900] Illegitimate son of Margaret Collins & (probably) Joseph Pulman.

Born in Halifax.

He was a white smith [1861] / a warehouseman [1871] / an iron merchant's manager [1881] / a sheriff's officer [1891] / a County Court officer.

In [Q1] 1868, he married Ann Chappell [1847-1915] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Louisa / Louise [b 1869] who was a waitress [1891]
  2. Annie E [b 1871] who was a waitress [1891]
  3. Sarah J [b 1873] who was a worsted spinner [1891]
  4. Ada [b 1877] who was a worsted spinner [1891]
  5. Ruth [b 1879] who was a worsted spinner [1891]
  6. Joseph Chappell
  7. Albert E [b 1890]

The family lived at

  • 9 Cross Street, Foundry Street, Halifax [1871]
  • 41 Oxford Terrace, Halifax [1881]
  • 10 Stannary Lane, Halifax [1891]

Thomas died 18th April 1900.

Ann died 22nd February 1915.

The couple were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax

Collins, WalterRef 255-1845
[1???-19??] He served in World War II.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Collins, WilfredRef 255-1139
[1890-1942] Son of Joseph Collins.

He was a brickmaker [1911]

He married Lilian [18??-19??].

Children:

  1. William Dunstan

The family lived at 3 Prescott Street, Halifax.

He was wounded in World War I [November 1916]

Collins, WilliamRef 255-11
[1802-1859] Of High Town.

Son of Joshua Collins.

He married Ann Marion [1813-1878]


Ann Marion was born March 2nd 1813
 

William died 17th December 1859 (aged 57).

He was buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: H1].

Ann Marion died 25th August 1878.

She was buried at Cleckheaton Cemetery

Collins, William DunstanRef 255-1136
[1922-1945] Son of Wilfred Collins.

Possibly named Dunstan for his uncle Samuel Dunstan Collins who was killed in World War I.

He was educated at Halifax Parish Church Day School / employed at Dean Clough Mills.

During World War II, he served as a Gunner with the Royal Artillery.

He was killed in north-west Europe [5th March 1945] (aged 23).

He was buried at Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany [Grave Ref 54 E 12].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Collins, WillieRef 255-1215
[1895-1916] Son of Mrs Ellen Collins of 3 Woodland Place, Birds Royd, Brighouse.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 2nd Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He died 12th February 1916 (aged 21).

He was buried at La Brique Military Cemetery No.2, Belgium [Grave Ref I R 2].

He is remembered on Rastrick War Memorial

 

Collins surnameRef 255-1
There are over 40 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Collins, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Collins:


Marriages 1845, 1876, 1880, 1896, 1903, 1923, 1941, 1942; Death 1907
 



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