Sarah Jane Collins

(c 1864 - 1934)
Father*Henry Collins b. c 1833, d. bt 1881 - 1884
Mother*Margaret Stevenson b. c 1847, d. 1876
Sarah Jane Collins was born in Co. Down circa 1864.

Sarah Jane Collins, Henry James Collins, Samuel Albert Collins, William Alfred Collins, Bessy Collins, Richard (aka Frederick) Collins and Lucy Collins arrived at Brisbane, Queensland, on 20 September 1875 on board the 'Renfrewshire' in the company of their parents Henry Collins and Margaret Stevenson.1

On 3 May 1876, just 10 days after their mother's death, all the COLLINS childern (namely Sarah, Bessy, Henry, Samuel, William and Richard ), but excluding baby Lucy, were admitted to the Diamantina Orphanage and Receiving Depot.2

She was discharged from the orphanage on 3 April 1879, when she entered service with a Mrs LOWELL of Cooparoo.2

She married William Henry Robinson, son of William Alfred Robinson and Ellen Baker, at St Johns Cathedral in Brisbane, Queensland, on 31 March 1885.3,4,5

Sarah died on 23 April 1934 in Brisbane, Queensland.3,6 She was buried on 24 April 1934 at the Balmoral/Bulimba Cemetery, 441 Wynnum Rd, Morningside.3,7
ChartsRobinson descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S1222] Regional Archives - Queensland Government Archives, Register of Immigrant Ships' Arrivals 1848-1912, Item ID 18477, Series ID 13086, Digital Image ID 39246.
  2. [S1222] Regional Archives - Queensland Government Archives, Admission register to Diamantina Orphanage and Receiving Depot, Item ID 268111, Dept Nos. 1 - 3858, 1859 - 2172 (1865-1908), Series ID 6866, pages 33 and 39.
  3. [S120] Family Group Sheet - I Kemp, "Family group: Robinson-Collins."
  4. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage Reg. No. 1885/B009609.
  5. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1885/B009609.
  6. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1934/B023904.
  7. [S489] Brisbane City Council Cemeteries database, at https://graves.brisbane.qld.gov.au/, Grave 184, Portion 8.

William Collins1

ChartsCollins descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death Reg. No. 1926/C417, p335, son of William COLLINS and Annie Louisa CHICK.

William Alfred Collins1

(1869 - )
Father*Henry Collins1 b. c 1833, d. bt 1881 - 1884
Mother*Margaret Stevenson1 b. c 1847, d. 1876
William Alfred Collins was born at Drummillar in Banbridge, Co. Down, on 20 May 1869.1

Sarah Jane Collins, Henry James Collins, Samuel Albert Collins, William Alfred Collins, Bessy Collins, Richard (aka Frederick) Collins and Lucy Collins arrived at Brisbane, Queensland, on 20 September 1875 on board the 'Renfrewshire' in the company of their parents Henry Collins and Margaret Stevenson.2

On 3 May 1876, just 10 days after their mother's death, all the COLLINS childern (namely Sarah, Bessy, Henry, Samuel, William and Richard ), but excluding baby Lucy, were admitted to the Diamantina Orphanage and Receiving Depot.3

The orphanage records show that he was placed in service with a Mr TEESDALE of Mooloolabah on 23 Sep 1879 but he was subsequently sent to the reformatory for 3 years on 26 April 1884 for being 'neglected'. The reformatory records state that both his parents were dead; this sentence would have expired on 26 Apr 1887 when he was 17.3,4

Citations

  1. [S764] Index - Belfast, Ireland GRONI. Quarterly Returns in Ireland, Irish Civil BMD index 1845-1958, Birth Reg. No. U/1869/32/1006/8/107, Banbridge (although mother's maiden name given as WADDELL?).
  2. [S1222] Regional Archives - Queensland Government Archives, Register of Immigrant Ships' Arrivals 1848-1912, Item ID 18477, Series ID 13086, Digital Image ID 39246.
  3. [S1222] Regional Archives - Queensland Government Archives, Admission register to Diamantina Orphanage and Receiving Depot, Item ID 268111, Dept Nos. 1 - 3858, 1859 - 2172 (1865-1908), Series ID 6866, pages 33 and 39.
  4. [S1222] Regional Archives - Queensland Government Archives, Admission register - Prosperpine Hulk and Reformatory School for Boys, Item ID 532416, Dept Nos. 1-1404, Series ID 986, page 12, no 292.

Richard Collinson

(1990 - )
Richard Collinson was born in December 1990.

Lionel Spencer H Compton1,2

(1893 - 1961)
Lionel Spencer H Compton was born in Moss Vale, New South Wales, in 1893.2

Lionel married Lillian Edith Hampson, daughter of William Spencer Hampson and Emma Louisa Heywood, in 1940 in Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales.1

Lionel died on 9 April 1961 in Sydney, New South Wales.3,4

Family

Lillian Edith Hampson (1888 - 1972)

Citations

  1. [S284] Index - New South Wales BDMs online, at https://www.nsw.gov.au/births-deaths-marriages, Marriage: Reg. No. 4943/1940.
  2. [S284] Index - New South Wales BDMs online, at https://www.nsw.gov.au/births-deaths-marriages, Birth: Reg. No. 23617/1893, parents Cecil A S and Clara M COMPTON.
  3. [S590] Newspaper - Sydney Morning Herald, issue of 15 Apr 1961, p60, Deaths.
  4. [S284] Index - New South Wales BDMs online, at https://www.nsw.gov.au/births-deaths-marriages, Death: Reg. No. 8192/1961, parents Cecil and Clara May.

Janet Conacher1

(1724 - )
Father*William Conacher1
Mother*Anne Robertson1
She was baptised on 3 May 1724 at Logierait, Perthshire.1

She married Thomas Fergusson in Logierait, Perthshire, on 20 December 1748.2,3

Family

Thomas Fergusson
Children
ChartsFerguson pedigree

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Logierait, OPR Baptism, GRO 376/10 319.
  2. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://www.familysearch.org/en/, FHL film 1040125.
  3. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Moulin, OPR Marriages, GRO 376/10 476, FR264.
  4. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Moulin, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 384/10 11.
  5. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Moulin, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 384/10 14.
  6. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Moulin, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 384/10 15.
  7. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Moulin, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 384/10 17 and District of Logierait, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 376/20 10 (both on same day).
  8. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://www.familysearch.org/en/, FHL film 1040131.
  9. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Moulin, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 384/10 20 (very difficult to read, but provided by GRO as likely entry for Thomas).

William Conacher1

He married Anne Robertson in Scotland.2

Family

Anne Robertson
Child
ChartsFerguson pedigree

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Logierait, OPR Baptism, GRO 376/10 319.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, OPR Baptism, Parish of Logierait, GRO 376/10 319.

Harold Cone1

(1940 - 2010)
Father*John Paine Cone1 b. 1903, d. 1991
Mother*Irma Frost1 b. 1903, d. 1981
Harold Cone was born on 26 October 1940 in New Hampshire.1

Harold died on 1 February 2010 in Nth Carolina at age 69.1
ChartsThomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S1004] Newspaper - Winston-Salem Journal, issue of 3 Feb 2010, Obituary.

John Paine Cone1

(1903 - 1991)
John Paine Cone was born on 14 December 1903 in Kansas.2

He married Irma Frost, daughter of Robert Lee Frost and Elinor Miriam White, in Franconia, New Hampshire, on 15 October 1926.1

He and Irma were divorced in 1947.3

John died on 2 April 1991 in Lexington, Nth Carolina, at age 87.2

Family

Irma Frost (1903 - 1981)
Child
ChartsThomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S418] Ancestry.com - misc sources, at https://www.ancestry.com/, New Hampshire Statewide Marriage Records 1637–1947, New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records, FHL film 2057758.
  2. [S418] Ancestry.com - misc sources, at https://www.ancestry.com/, North Caroline Deaths, 1997-2004. North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics, Raleigh, North Carolina.
  3. [S1003] Email - D Wilber, email to D Ferguson, Nov 2014 onwards.
  4. [S1004] Newspaper - Winston-Salem Journal, issue of 3 Feb 2010, Obituary.

Joyce Connett

(1915 - 1996)
Joyce Connett was born in New Plymouth on 21 September 1915.1

She married Hugh McCutcheon (Peter) Spencer, son of Percy Spencer and Lucy Charlotte Nutter, in New Zealand in 1948.2

She was widowed at age 65 on the death of her husband Hugh on 5 July 1981.1,3,4

Joyce died on 2 November 1996 in Auckland at age 81.5 She was cremated on 6 November 1996 at the Purewa Cemetery.5

Family

Hugh McCutcheon (Peter) Spencer (1905 - 1981)
ChartsAlexander Macdonald (1813-1888) descendancy
Stephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S219] Letter - V Spencer to L Marshall, late 2001.
  2. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 788.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1981/40526.
  4. [S568] Purewa Cemetery & Crematorium database, at https://www.purewa.co.nz/, serial no. 40874 (cremation), serial no. 37289 (ashes interred) block B row 3 plot 11 on 28 Aug 1987.
  5. [S568] Purewa Cemetery & Crematorium database, at https://www.purewa.co.nz/, Purewa Cemetery, serial 67638 & 42721, ashes buried 8 Nov 1996 at block B, row 3, plot 11.