Elizabeth Colllins

Femaleabout 1862–1953

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Colllins was born about 1862, in Warwickshire, England, her father, William Collins, was 33 and her mother, Rebecca Spendlove, was 38. She married Frederick George Barrows on 14 April 1884, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Leicester St Margaret, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died in 1953, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 92.

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Frederick George Barrows
Elizabeth Colllins
Marriage: 14 April 1884
Frederick William Barrows
Sidney Barrows
Bertie George Barrows

Sources (7)

  • Elizabeth Collins in household of Mary Harrison, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Elizabeth Collins, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Elizabeth Barrows in household of Frederick G Barrows, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 April 1884Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 18

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


    Age 22

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 42

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

    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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