James Collins

21 October 1829–
Lymm, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Collins was born on 21 October 1829, in Lymm, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Collins, was 30 and his mother, Hannah, was 36. He married Mary Weston on 18 April 1858. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1858 and Widnes, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years.

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James Collins
Mary Weston
Marriage: 18 April 1858
John Collins
Amelia Collins
Henrietta Collins
Alfred Collins

Spouse and Children

18 April 1858


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 4

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 49

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coileáin and Mac Coileáin ( see Cullen 1).2 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Col(l)in, a pet form of Coll , itself a short form of Nicholas .3 Americanized form of French Colin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Collins, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • James Collins, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • James Collins, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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