William Collin

31 August 1718–
Stetchworth, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Collin was christened on 31 August 1718, in Stetchworth, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Collin, was 23 and his mother, Mary Clayton, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Collin
1695–
Mary Clayton
1695–
William Collin
1718–
Ann Collin
1722–
John Collins
1723–1723
George Collin
1724–
John Collin
1729–1731
John Collin
1731–
Mary Collin
1731–
William Collin
1733–1830
Elizabeth Collin
1733–

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: from a pet form of English Coll 1, French Colle .2 Probably an altered spelling of German Kollin .3 Danish: variant of Colding .

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

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Sources (2)

  • William Collin, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Collin, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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