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Gladys Elizabeth COLLINS (1918 - 1991)


From c.1941 she was known as Betty to everybody except her immediate family
Husbands : Edward Arthur OWEN, Jack KING


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1929
Gladys aged 11
 


1930
Gladys aged 12 on horse Trixy at "The Briars"
 


c.1935
Gladys aged 17
 


Estimated 1938
Gladys aged about 20
 



Estimated 1938
Gladys on bike. Friend unknown
 


9 December 1939
Gladys' 21st cake outside the home of future husband Ted's parents at 97 Thomas St Ultimo
 


Date Unknown
Gladys (2nd left) and Workmates at Sydney Hospital
 


Date Unknown
Betty's Friends Edie Andrews and Phil Hocroft
 



Date Unknown
Gladys' friend Lil's wedding with Marie and Betty. While the date is unknown, it was probably before September 1941 when Gladys was married
 


Date Unknown
Gladys (left) with friend Vi Dennis
 


c.1940
Gladys
 


27 September 1941
With her mother Florist at her wedding
 



27 September 1941
With two friends at her wedding
 


27 September 1941
With her sister Dot at her wedding
 


c.1951
With John and Denise in Ashfield Park
 


c.1951
With Denise and John in backyard of Ashfield
 



c.1951
With John & Denise; probably at Ashfield
 


1952
The land at Condell Park nearly cleared; with John and Denise
 


1952
Cleaning up the land at Condell Park
 


c.1954
Finishing touches to the garage doors at Condell Park with Denise playing on the ramp
 



c.1955
Back : Mat Andrews
Middle : Tom Owen [ 1918 - 1978 ] and Betty Owen (nee Collins)
Front : Flo Collins (nee Gegg).
The photo was taken in the backyard of Mat's place at Macdonaldtown in Sydney
 


January 1960
With Denise and John at Condell Park
 


c.1980
Betty's next door neighbour and special friend Al(ice) O'Connor, Al's husband Jack O'Connor and Betty's beloved dog Penny
 


c.1988
Betty and her sister Dot, backyard of Condell Park
 



c.1988
With Al O'Connor and Betty's husband Jack in backyard of Condell Park
 

Updated : 29 Oct 2011