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Isaac Collins Wiltshire

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Derek Report 29 Mar 2013 14:27

Would be eternally grateful if somebody can find a marriage for me:-

ISAAC COLLINS born 1791 Sutton Benger Wiltshire...appears on the 1851 Census with wife and several children (he died 1857)..allchildren born Sutton Benger.

Wife ANN is shown as from Worcester..and born about 1804.........can't find a marriage anywhere either in Worcs or Wilts or on IGI.
Can any kind ( and brilliant) soul help??

Thanks in anticipation



K Report 29 Mar 2013 14:49

I can't see a marriage either. Maybe the best way forward would be to buy one of their chilldre's birth certs?

Surname First name(s) District Vol Page
Births Mar 1847
Collins Maria Barker Chippenham 8 301


AnnCardiff Report 29 Mar 2013 15:50

Name: Isaac Collins
Gender: Male
Burial Date: 03 Jan 1857
Burial Place: Sutton-Benger, Wiltshire, England
Death Place: Sutton Benger, Wiltshire, England
Age: 65
Birth Date: 1792
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B03502-8
System Origin: England-EASy
GS Film number: 1596176
Reference ID: Pg 51 Cn 403


AnnCardiff Report 29 Mar 2013 15:56

Affidavit, oath, will, wrapper
Collins, Isaac
Sutton Benger

Wiltshire County Council - Wiltshire and Swindon Archive ...
Collins, Isaac. Gardener. Sutton Benger. P3/A/103. Administration bond, commission ... Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre Cocklebury Road Chippenham SN15 3QN ... - Cached


BeverleyW Report 29 Mar 2013 18:26

1841 census gives Ann a birthplace of Wiltshire and also a different birth date

Piece: HO107/1181/35 Place: Malmesbury -Wiltshire Enumeration District: 6
Civil Parish: Sutton Benger Ecclesiastical Parish: -
Folio: 12 Page: 16
Address: Sutton

Surname First name(s) Sex Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
COLLINS Isaac M 45 Nurseryman Wiltshire
COLLINS Ann F 30 Wiltshire
COLLINS Isaac M 12 Wiltshire
COLLINS Alfred M 10 Wiltshire
COLLINS Sarah F 8 Wiltshire
COLLINS Edwin M 6 Wiltshire
COLLINS Joseph M 4 Wiltshire
COLLINS Mary Ann F 2 Wiltshire

I'm wondering if he had been married before.


mgnv Report 29 Mar 2013 19:36

1851 England Census Transcription
Division Of County:
Ecclesiastical District:
House Name:
House Number:
Parliamentary Borough:
Municipal Ward:
Registration District:CHIPPENHAM
Enumeration District:6
Archive Reference:HO107 Piece Number:1836 Folio:705 Page:1 -> Folio:706 Page:2

ISAAC COLLINS 1792 59 Sutton Benger, Wilts HEAD M Nurseryman
ANN COLLINS 1804 47 Worcester WIFE M
SARAH COLLINS 1833 18 Sutton Benger, Wilts DAUGHTER U Dressmaker (Ap)
EDWIN COLLINS 1835 16 Sutton Benger, Wilts SON U
JOSEPH COLLINS 1837 14 Sutton Benger, Wilts SON U
MARY ANN COLLINS 1840 11 Sutton Benger, Wilts DAUGHTER
ANN COLLINS 1842 9 Sutton Benger, Wilts DAUGHTER
JULIA COLLINS 1844 7 Sutton Benger, Wilts DAUGHTER
MARIA COLLINS 1847 4 Sutton Benger, Wilts DAUGHTER
Wiltshire Birth indexes for the years:
Surname Forename(s) Sub-District Registers At Mother's Maiden Name Reference
1839 COLLINS Marianne Christian Malford History Centre HOLDER CM/1/152
1842 COLLINS Anne Christian Malford History Centre HOLDER CM/1/349
1847 COLLINS Maria W Christian Malford History Centre HOLDER CM/2/266


BeverleyW Report 29 Mar 2013 20:19


Name: Isaac Collins
Birth Date:
Spouse's Name: Ann Holder
Spouse's Birth Date:
Spouse's Birthplace:
Spouse's Age:
Event Date: 08 May 1828
Event Place: Old Church,Saint Pancras,London,England


AnnCardiff Report 29 Mar 2013 20:48

Name: Ann Collins
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1841
Gender: Female
Age: 30
Birthplace: Wiltshire
Schedule Type: Household
Registration District: Chippenham
Sub-District: Christian Malford
Parish: Sutton Benger
County: Wiltshire


Elizabeth Report 30 Mar 2013 02:45

hi derek
would like to suggest the marriage that bev gave you is right. reason being that i found isaac the son,s christening on the 10th feb 1829 in sutton benger. which would suggest that ann was expecting him before she married on 8th may 1828.- this was quite common in those day, and there does,nt seem to be another marriage to match.


Derek Report 30 Mar 2013 14:32

Thankyou everybody or your attempts to find the truth...........I find it hard to accept the St Pancras London information as valid, because there is no evidence that the family were very anywhere else but deepest Wiltshire.....and yet it appears that the Mother's maiden name was Holder thanks to mgnv's Wiltshire Records............I was actually lookingfor a MMN of Walker..because the whole point of my enquiry was that Maria Collins b.1847..married a John vale in 24.05.1871 under the name of Maria WALKER Collins! at Lyonshall Herefordshire
.as you've probably gathered, this is not my patch ,and i'm trying to help someone who has dragged me out of my comfort zone!!

Thanks again to you if you can solve the Walker mystery.........lolol !!!



BeverleyW Report 30 Mar 2013 16:23

Well it's obviously the same girl since in the record mgnv found, she is baptised as Maria W. Collins.

This is presumably Isaac's baptism:

Name: Isaac Collins
Gender: Male
Christening Date: 02 Oct 1791
Christening Place: Sutton Benger, Wiltshire, England
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Name Note:
Father's Name: Willm Collins
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Margaret
Mother's Birthplace:

So maybe the name Walker goes further back in either William or Margaret's family.


Derek Report 31 Mar 2013 10:01

Yes Beverley..I think you're probably right..What fun!1..mantthanks.



mgnv Report 31 Mar 2013 12:17

FreeBMD's entry is:
Births Mar 1847 (>99%)
Collins Maria Barker Chippenham 8 301

However, I've had a look at the (ANC) image, and can confirm the image says Maria Walker Collins. [I've subm'd a correct'n to FreeBMD]


Derek Report 31 Mar 2013 23:42

Thanks mgnv....the "Barker" did begin to worry me...........I think we can callit off from here, because my correspondent wot i am helping (!) seems fairly happy to acceptthe St. Pancras marriage...I think I'll just have a quiet explore on the Walker thing in previous genreations of the Isaac collins family.

hanks again.