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Eileen Myrtle MOLLOY (1912-1993)

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Eileen Myrtle Molloy

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Eileen Myrtle Molloy

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Eileen Myrtle Collins (nee Molloy) 11 May 1968

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Studio photo of Les. (1941, If it's a wedding photo)

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Les Collins

Eileen Myrtle MOLLOY1 was born on 12 June 1912 at Talbragar St in Dubbo, NSW.2,3,4 Eileen's parents were William MOLLOY (b. c.1869 Bendigo Vic; Boundary Rider) and Ethel BROWN (b. c.1893; Bourke NSW; residence 1912 Dandaloo NSW). They were married on 3 January 1910 at Nyngan. Eileen had a sister, Rose born in the Dubbo district in 1910 (NSW BDM 37963 / 1910 ) and at least one brother, with the initial W (possibly William).2 Eileen was an Australian Aboriginal .5

Eileen married Leslie James COLLINS on 14 October 1967 at the Methodist Church, cnr David Edgeworth Drive and Ayre St in Waitara, NSW. The wedding started at 3.30pm. The reception was held at the Baptist Church Hall, cnr Pacific Hwy and Pretoria Pde, Hornsby NSW.1,6,7

in October 1967 they lived at 82 Griffiths St in Oak Flats, NSW. This was the home Les had lived in for many years.

Leslie and Eileen didn't have any children.8 On 24 August 1982 Eileen was diagnosed with the medical condition diabetes. She was taken to hospital on this day where she was placed on a drip for twenty days. She was finally discharged on 23 September.9 On 21 May 1983 she was diagnosed with the medical condition of a broken hip. She had a fall which caused the injury. She returned home on 15 June.10 On 8 April 1993 she was diagnosed with the medical condition of stomach cancer. She had an operation for it but it was unsuccessful.11

she died (aged 80) on 15 April 1993 at Shellharbour Hospital in Warrigal, NSW. The cause was Metastatic gastric carcinoma (stomach cancer) which she had suffered for years.12,13 She was buried on 20 April 1993 in Allotment 11HEA, Section H/S E2A, Albion Park general cemetery, Croome Rd in Albion Park, NSW.5,12,13,14

 

Leslie James COLLINS was the son of Henry d'Arcy COLLINS (1887-1957) and Florist Amelia GEGG (1886-1953).

Citations

1{S0513}, Card (Wedding Invitation) for COLLINS, Leslie James (0088) and MOLLOY, Eileen Myrtle (0115). Cit. Date: 22 March 2012. Assessment: Primary evidence.
2{S0446}, Certificate - Birth : MOLLOY, Eileen Myrtle (0115). Custom Id: NSW 28370 / 1912. Cit. Date: 4 March 2011. Assessment: Primary evidence.
3{S0279}, Interview : COLLINS, Leslie (0088). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "She will be 81 on 12 June 1993 if she survives (NB she died about a week later)"
4{S0025}, Headstone : COLLINS (nee MOLLOY), Eileen Myrtle (0115). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "15 - 4 - 93 - Aged 80 Years"
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Eileen's headstone in Albion Park cemetery

5{S0021}, Researcher : OWEN, John Edward (0001). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
6{S0451}, Certificate - Marriage : COLLINS, Leslie James (0088) and MOLLOY, Eileen Myrtle (0115). Custom Id: NSW Original. Cit. Date: 15 March 2011. Assessment: Primary evidence.
7{S0021}, Researcher : OWEN, John Edward (0001). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
When John and Ellen visited Les he mentioned how long he and Eileen were married. They had been married 26 years as at 9 Apr 1993
8{S0021}, Researcher : OWEN, John Edward (0001). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
9{S0479}, Researcher : COLLINS, Leslie James (0088). Cit. Date: 31 August 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "1982 : Eileen to hospital 24 August 1982. On drip 20days. Out of hospital 23 September 82. Found Eileen had sugar.
83 : 19 May Di (Diagnosis?) Coma. 21st May to hospital with fall. Broken hip. Home 15th June"
10{S0479}, Researcher : COLLINS, Leslie James (0088). Cit. Date: 31 August 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "1982 : Eileen to hospital 24 August 1982. On drip 20days. Out of hospital 23 September 82. Found Eileen had sugar.
83 : 19 May Di Coma. [It's not known what this means]
21st May to hospital with fall. Broken hip. Home 15th June"
11{S0279}, Interview : COLLINS, Leslie (0088). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
12{S0452}, Certificate - Death : COLLINS (nee MOLLOY), Eileen Myrtle (0115). Custom Id: NSW 10628 / 1993. Cit. Date: 15 March 2011. Assessment: Primary evidence.
13{S0025}, Headstone : COLLINS (nee MOLLOY), Eileen Myrtle (0115). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "15.4.93 - Aged 80 years"
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Eileen's headstone in Albion Park cemetery

14{S0457}, Burial Right : COLLINS (nee MOLLOY), Eileen Myrtle (0114). Cit. Date: 3 May 2011. Assessment: Primary evidence.
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Eileen's Right of Burial

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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Updated : 23 August 2014