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Selina ARNOLD (1856-1932)

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This is believed to be Selina Arnold (1921) but it's not verified

Selina ARNOLD,1 daughter of Johann Josef ARNOLD (Jnr) (1826-1893) and Eva Sussanah SCHUPPEL (1831-1918), was born on 11 April 1856 at "Woolway" in Wambrook, NSW.2,3,4,5 She was baptised on 5 October 1856 at St Matthias Anglican Church, Parish of Maneroo in Bombala, NSW.6,7 Her relationship to John is Maternal Great (x1) Grandmother.

On 3 January 1874 Selina was a general servant in Bukalong, NSW.8 On 3 January 1874 she resided at "Gunnengrah Station" in Bombala. This was her stated address at the time of her marriage.8 She was described as tall and slim .9 She married James Thomas COLLINS on 3 January 1874 at St Andrew's in Nimmitabel, NSW. The person consenting for the underage marriage was John Joseph Arnold, father of the bride, the said Seleine being under the age of 21 years; the Celebrant was John Joseph Carroll; the Rites of Celebration were R. Catholic; the witnesses were John Collins and Susan Beiliter.10

James and Selina are known to have lived at Delegate, NSW. on 4 February 1887 they lived at Wollondilly, near Bombala NSW . This was when their son Henry was born. On 1 July 1915 when their son Andrew was enlisting for World War I, Selina's and presumably James' address is recorded as 16 Liverpool St, Paddington, NSW.11,12,13 In 1917 she was a boarding house proprieter in Wallandibby near Delegate, NSW.14

she died (aged 76) on 15 November 1932 at 16 Station St in Marrickville, NSW. The cause was (1) Chronic inestinal myorcarditis (2) Acute cardiac dilation.5,15,16 She was buried on 16 November 1932 in an unmarked grave in the Catholic section of Rookwood cemetery in Lidcombe, NSW.15,16,17

 

James Thomas COLLINS1 was the son of James COLLINS ( - ) and Johanna DARCY ( - ). He and Selina ARNOLD had the following children:

 

Mary Ann COLLINS (1877- )

Susan Jane COLLINS (1879- )

Selina COLLINS (1880- )

Johanna COLLINS (1880-1959)

James Thomas COLLINS (1883-1957)

John COLLINS (1885-1885)

Henry d'Arcy COLLINS (1887-1957) (known as 'Harry')

George COLLINS (1889- )

Andrew COLLINS (1891-1948) (known as 'Andy')

Joseph COLLINS (1893- )

Esther G E COLLINS (1896- )

William A COLLINS (1898- ) (known as 'Willie')

Citations

1{S0130}, Researcher : WORKMAN, Lola re ARNOLD, COLLINS. Custom Id: SUB012. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
2{S0009}, Certificate - Birth : COLLINS, Henry d'Arcy (0015). Custom Id: NSW 1887 / 27405. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : 27405 / 1887
3{S0128}, Certificate - Baptism : ARNOLD, Selina (0041). Custom Id: 1852 V155. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Registration no : 155 / 1852
4{S0130}, Researcher : WORKMAN, Lola re ARNOLD, COLLINS. Custom Id: SUB012. 25 August 2005. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
5{S0208}, Chart : Descendant : ARNOLD, John Josef (0146) and SCHUPPEL Eva Susannah (0194). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
6{S0128}, Certificate - Baptism : ARNOLD, Selina (0041). Custom Id: 1852 V155. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Registration no : 155 / 1852. Her name was recorded as Colina and her parents family name was recorded as Ornold. No doubt her father's heavy German accent was the reason for these misrecordings
7{S0130}, Researcher : WORKMAN, Lola re ARNOLD, COLLINS. Custom Id: SUB012. 29 August 2005. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Old Church Records Bombala Vol 155 of 1852
8{S0002}, Certificate - Marriage : COLLINS, James (0042) and ARNOLD, Selina (0041). Custom Id: NSW 2150 / 1874. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : 2150 / 1874
9{S0069}, Letter : from O'NEIL (nee COLLINS), Dorothy (0089) to OWEN, John Edward (0001). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: I remember his wife (i.e. James Collins' wife) coming to "The Briars" - she was tall and slim.
10{S0002}, Certificate - Marriage : COLLINS, James (0042) and ARNOLD, Selina (0041). Custom Id: NSW 2150 / 1874. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : 2150 / 1874
Selina's name on the marriage certificate is recorded as "Seleine" rather than Selina.
11{S0009}, Certificate - Birth : COLLINS, Henry d'Arcy (0015). Custom Id: NSW 1887 / 27405. Cit. Date: 11 April 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
12{S0209}, Newsletter : re ARNOLD Family (Produced and Published by Lola Workman). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
13{S0220}, Military Service File : COLLINS, Andrew (0333). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
14{S0603} Lola Workman, Book : "Grand People Revisited" (Published 2012). Family of John Joseph Arnold and Eva Susannah Schuppel. Cit. Date: 17 July 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
15{S0129}, Certificate - Death : COLLINS (nee ARNOLD), Selina (0041). Custom Id: NSW 17998 / 1932. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Registration no : 17998 / 1932
16{S0482}, Newspaper : COLLINS (nee ARNOLD), Selina (0041) : Death Notice (Sydney Morning Herald). Cit. Date: 3 November 2011. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
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Selina's Death Notice in the Sydney Morning Herald

17{S0758}, Headstone : COLLINS, James Thomas (0042) and COLLINS, Selina (0041). Cit. Date: 9 December 2013. Assessment: Primary evidence.
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James and Selina's unmarked grave at Rookwood cemetery

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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Updated : 23 Mar 2014