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Alexander Collins/Millicent ?

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Christine

Christine Report 11 Feb 2013 10:50

Hi
I'm looking for an Alexander Collins who, possibly, married a lady called Millicent ?
Alexander would have been born somewhere between 1890 - 1910. He was, at some time, a commercial salesman and lived, again at some time, in the Kennington Road, London, and possibly, in the Hendon area. Millicent could have been a waitress. Millicent was probably born c1900.
Many thanks
Christine

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 11 Feb 2013 11:03

Have you looked for a marriage on FreeBMD

Christine

Christine Report 11 Feb 2013 11:06

Hi

Yes I have. Problem is, my dad never had a birth cert. so I'm not able to get his mothers (Millicent) maiden name.Makes it very difficult to search a marriage.

Christine

Reggie

Reggie Report 11 Feb 2013 11:08

What led you to these people?

I'm guessing they produced a child........if so, what was the child's name? And birth year/birthplace?

Have you tried researching?

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 11 Feb 2013 11:10

Is your dad known as Collins? You should be able to find his birth cert .or we can take a look for you

Reggie

Reggie Report 11 Feb 2013 11:14

The fact that your father didn't have a birth cert doesn't mean that there wasn't one.

Have you looked for a registration?

Is your father living?

Christine

Christine Report 11 Feb 2013 11:52

Hi All

Yes there was a child, although I am not 100% sure that Alexander was the father.
The child was my Dad. He died in 1991. He didn't have a birth cert. (Well not in the name of Gerald Collins. Could be that he was actually born as someone else and was given Collins when Millicent married/met Alexander))
I have been reasearching for 18 months now.
I believe my dad was born on 16th July 1932, possibly in Hendon.
He was fostered when he was 5 and a half years old. Never saw his natrual parents again. (As far as I know)
I have the names Millicent and Alexander Collins from an arrest sheet for Millicent. 30/12/37. She was arrested in the Kennington Road for being drunk. My dad (aged 5) was with her. He was then taken into care.

Christine

Potty

Potty Report 11 Feb 2013 12:19

Did your father have a middle name?

safc

safc Report 11 Feb 2013 12:21

????

Births Sep 1932 (>99%)
Collins Gerald P Tibbetts Islington 1b 337

Potty

Potty Report 11 Feb 2013 12:21

I cannot find a marriage for the parents of this Gerald:

Births Sep 1932 (>99%)
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Collins Gerald P Tibbetts Islington 1b 337

Reggie

Reggie Report 11 Feb 2013 12:28

Is Millicent's age on the arrest sheet?

In what context does Alexander's name appear on it?

And is his age recorded?

Reggie

Reggie Report 11 Feb 2013 12:30


Name: Gerald Collins
Birth Date: 16 Jul 1932
Date of Registration: May 1991
Age at Death: 58
Registration district: Gravesend
Inferred County: Kent
Volume: 16
Page: 863

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 11 Feb 2013 12:41

Who did he name as his father on his marraige cert

Choccy

Choccy Report 11 Feb 2013 12:46



??

London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965

Name: Millicent Collins
Year: 1933
County or Borough: Haringey
Ward or Division/Constituency: Tottenham South
Street Address: 105 Richmond Road

living with Alexander Burnett Poole Collins




Dea

Dea Report 11 Feb 2013 12:49

Well done Choccy !

At least we have something more to go on now!

Dea x

safc

safc Report 11 Feb 2013 12:50

????

Deaths Mar 1938 (>99%)
COLLINS Alexander B P 82 Edmonton 3a 932

Dea

Dea Report 11 Feb 2013 12:51

Seems a little old??

Births Sep 1856
Collins Alexander Burnet Poole Strand 1b 409

Dea x

Andrew

Andrew Report 11 Feb 2013 12:55


Millicent DOB agrees with OP

1911 England Census
about Alexander B P Collins
Name: Alexander B P Collins
Age in 1911: 52
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1859
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: St Clement
Civil parish: Stoke Newington
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street Address: 46 Sandbrook Road, Stoke Newington N
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 28
Estimated Marriage Year: 1883
Occupation: COMMERCIAL TRAVELLER
Registration district: Hackney
Registration District Number: 11
Sub-registration district: Stoke Newington
ED, institution, or vessel: 9
Piece: 1013
Household Members: Name Age
Alexander B P Collins 52
Elizabeth Collins 52
Ethel Mary Collins 24
Mable Collins 20
Lizzie M B Collins 16
Alice C Collins 14
>>>>Millicent Collins 12




Andy

Dea

Dea Report 11 Feb 2013 12:56

Could Alexander have been the 'grandfather' ? - He has a daughter called Millicent?

1911 census transcription details for: 46 Sandbrook Road Stoke Newington N
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National Archive Reference:

RG14PN1013 RG78PN34 RD11 SD1 ED9 SN217
Reg. District: Hackney
Sub District: Stoke Newington
Parish: Stoke Newington
Enum. District: 9
Address: 46 Sandbrook Road Stoke Newington N
County: London
Name Relation Condition/
Yrs married Sex Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born
COLLINS, Alexander B P Head Married
28 years M 52 1859 Commercial Traveller Mens Outfitting St Clements Danes London
COLLINS, Elizabeth Wife Married
28 years F 52 1859 South Lambeth London
COLLINS, Ethel Mary Daughter Single F 24 1887 Bookkeeper Cifa Manftr Long Acre W C London
COLLINS, Mable Daughter Single F 20 1891 Gold Embroiders City Pf London Fleet ST
COLLINS, Lizzie M B Daughter Single F 16 1895 Milliner Spitalfields E London
COLLINS, Alice C Daughter Single F 14 1897 No Occupation Holloway London N
COLLINS, Millicent Daughter Single F 12 1899 School South London

AND, he is a Commercial Traveller !!!

Dea x

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 11 Feb 2013 12:56

maybe she was his daughter rather than wife

edit my post crossed with others posted :-(