Collins Family

Northamptonshire, England

 

 

William COLLINS was born in 1801 at Stowe Nine Churches, Northamptonshire, England.  He was baptised on 13 October 1803 at Stowe Nine Churches, Northamptonshire, the son of Joseph Collins (agricultural labourer) and Hannah MAJOR.  William married Matilda BRIMLEY on 6th August 1827 at Stowe  Nine Churches, Northamptonshire.  Matilda was born in Farthinghoe, Oxfordshire in 1807 being baptised on the 25th October, the daughter of Samuel Brimley and Elizabeth (nee unknown). 

 

William and Matilda had eight children, all born Stowe, Northamptonshire:

Elizabeth born 1828

John born 1830

Sarah born 1833

Ann born 1835

Rebecca born 1838

George born 1840

Fanny born 1847

Marianne (Mary Ann) born 1848

 

1841 Census - Stowe Nine Churches, Northamptonshire:

William Collins

Head       

Marr   

  40

Agricultural Labourer     

Stowe

Matilda Collins

Wife

Marr      

  30

 

Farthingstone     

Elizabeth Collins          

Dau

 

  13

 

Stowe

John Collins

Son

 

  10

 

Stowe

Sarah Collins

Son

 

    8

 

Stowe

Ann Collins

Dau

 

    6

 

Stowe

Rebecca Collins     

Dau

 

    3

 

Stowe

George Collins

Dau

 

    6 mths    

 

Stowe

 

 

1851 Census - Stowe Nine Churches, Northamptonshire:

William Collins              

Head       

Marr   

  50   

Agricultural Labourer    

Stowe, Northamptonshire

Matilda Collins

Wife

Marr      

  34              

 

Farthingstone, Northamptonshire   

Ann Collins

Dau

 

  15

Lace Maker

Stowe, Northamptonshire

George Collins

Son

 

  10

Scholar

Stowe, Northamptonshire

Fanny Collins

Dau

 

    4

 

Stowe, Northamptonshire

Mary A Collins

Dau

 

    2

 

Stowe, Northamptonshire

 

 

1871 Census - Stowe, Northamptonshire:

William Collins             

Head        

Marr   

  70              

Agricultural Labourer    

Towcester, Northamptonshire   

Matilda Collins

Wife

Marr      

  63

 

Farthinghoe, Oxfordshire

George Wilson

G/Son

 

    9

 Scholar

Cannock, Staffordshire

 

William Collins died in 1878 at Stowe, Northamptonshire.

 

1881 Census - Lime Kiln House, Turnpike Road, Stowe Nine Churches, Northampton, England:

John Collins

Head

Marr

 50   

 Iron Works Furnace Foreman    

Stowe, Northamptonshire

Eliza Collins

Wife

Marr

 48

 

Gayton, Northamptonshire

Joseph Collins

Son

Unm

 22

 Brickyard Labourer

Heyford, Northamptonshire

Annie Collins

Dau

 

 14

 

Heyford, Northamptonshire    

Thomas Collins

Son

 

 12

 Scholar

Finedon, Northamptonshire

Mary Matilda Collins    

Dau

 

 11

 Scholar

Finedon, Northamptonshire

Matilda Collins

Mother      

Widow  

 73              

 Labourer's Widow

Farthinghoe, Oxfordshire

 

Mary Collins nee Brimley died at Stowe, Northampton, in 1886.

 

My great, great, great, grandmother, Ann Collins (born 1835) married James DUNKLEY in 1854 in Daventry, Northamptonshire, England.

 

I am searching for any further information on William Collins and his parentage, so if anyone has any further information, please email me.

 

 

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