Collin (or Colin) Osbourne Campbell

12 April 1920–November 1985 (Age 65)
Hanover, Jamaica

The Life of Collin (or Colin) Osbourne

Collin (or Colin) Osbourne Campbell was born on 12 April 1920, in Hanover, Jamaica as the son of James Samuel Campbell and Jane Ann Clarke. He married Clemice (or Clemise) Maud Wilson in September 1956, in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in November 1985, in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 65.

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Collin (or Colin) Osbourne Campbell
Clemice (or Clemise) Maud Wilson
Marriage: September 1956
Ellen Merle Wilson (or Campbell)

Spouse and Children

September 1956
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    James Samuel Campbell





    Arthur Myrvin Campbell



    Ellen Louisa Campbell


    Lavinia Johanna Campbell


    William Samuel Campbell


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 1

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

Age 4

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Age 20

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked’, ‘bent’ + beul ‘mouth’. The surname was often represented in Latin documents as de bello campo ‘of the fair field’, which led to the name sometimes being ‘translated’ into Anglo-Norman French as Beauchamp .2 In New England documents, Campbell sometimes occurs as a representation of the French name Hamel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Collin Osbourne Campbell, "Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999"
  • Campbell, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Colin O Campbell, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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