Martha Margaret Malinda Collins

Female3 July 1868–12 April 1964

Brief Life History of Martha Margaret Malinda

When Martha Margaret Malinda Collins was born on 3 July 1868, in Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Nathaniel Collins, was 23 and her mother, Ann Alice Dunkley, was 23. She married Alfred Tom Harrison on 4 November 1890, in Blaby, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Wigston, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died on 12 April 1964, at the age of 95.

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Alfred Tom Harrison
Martha Margaret Malinda Collins
Marriage: 4 November 1890
Alfred Claude Harrison
Dorothy Harrison
Orpha Harrison

Sources (23)

  • M M M Collins in household of Nathaniel Collins, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Martha Margaret M Collins, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Martha Margaret M Collins, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 November 1890Blaby, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 12

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


    Age 16

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1900 · Strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry

    Age 32

    The strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry was the longest in Wales history, lasting from November 22, 1900 to 1903. When workers in the quarry were informed that union dues were no longer being collected, they started protesting.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Colin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Irish and Manx: shortened Anglicized from Ó Coileáin, compare Cullen , or in Man or west Ulster shortened from Mac Coileáin, compare McQuillan and McCallion . The genitival -s is a local addition to Collin and variants after the surname was Anglicized.

    Americanized form of French Colin or Collin and also Collette .

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

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