Robert Collier

about 1535–1588 (Age 53)
Feckenham, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Collier was born about 1535, in Feckenham, Worcestershire, England, his father, Henry Collier, was 25 and his mother, Sybil, was 20. He married Eleanor Wythe in 1560, in Feckenham, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1588, at the age of 53, and was buried in Feckenham, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Robert Collier
1535–1588
Eleanor Wythe
1539–1571
Marriage: 1560
Henry Collier
1562–1648
Sybil Collier
1564–1587
Isabell Collier
1565–
Thomas Collier
1568–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1560
Feckenham, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

    Male1562–1648Male

    Sybil Collier

    Female1564–1587Female

    Isabell Collier

    Female1565–Female

    Thomas Collier

    Male1568–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Collier

    Male1510–1557Male

    Sybil

    Female1515–1587Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (6)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 14

Book of Common Prayer, a product of the English Reformation, was published in 1549 for assistance in the administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the church according to the use of the Church of England. The book outlined morning, evening, and communion prayers and orders for baptism and marriage, thus making England a truly Protestant state.
1558 · Act of Uniformity

Age 23

The Act of Uniformity was passed by the Parliament of England and required all people to go to church once a week. The consequence of not attending church was a fine of 12 pence, which was a considerable amount for a poor person.
1569 · State Lottery

Age 34

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a burner of charcoal or a gatherer or seller of coal, from Middle English cole ‘(char)coal’ + the agent suffix -(i)er.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Robte Collier in entry for Thomas Collier, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Robte. Collyer in entry for Isabell Collyer, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Robte. Collyer in entry for Sybbylle Collyer, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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