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Leslie James COLLINS (1916-1995)

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

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Les Collins

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Leslie James Collins

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

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Marie Collins (nee Jones)

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Eileen Myrtle Molloy

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Eileen Myrtle Molloy

Leslie James COLLINS, son of Henry d'Arcy COLLINS (1887-1957) and Florist Amelia GEGG (1886-1953), was born on 31 January 1916 at Union St in Goulburn, NSW.1,2,3,4,5,6 In 1928 (estimated) he resided at "The Briars" in Bong Bong, NSW. as a child with his parents.7 In January 1941 he was a chef in Katoomba, NSW.2 On 23 January 1941 he resided at "The Cecil", Katoomba St in Katoomba.2 He married Marie Madge JONES when he was 24 and she was 29 on 23 January 1941 at Emmanuel Church in Lawson, NSW.2,8

in 1950 (approx.) they lived at 82 Griffiths St in Oak Flats, NSW. They built the home themselves probably with the help of Les' brother Norman who was a builder.9 In 1955 (approx.) he was a water carrier in the Shellharbour District of NSW.10

Les and Marie didn't have any children.11

Leslie married Eileen Myrtle MOLLOY 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.12,13,14

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

Leslie and Eileen didn't have any children.15

On 15 January 1991 Leslie was diagnosed with the medical condition stroke. He was at his doctor's surgery when it happened.16

he died (aged 79) on 6 July 1995 at Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital in Nowra, NSW. The cause was (I) Myocardial Infarction for hours; Arteriosclerosis years; Partial Obstruction for 3 hours and (II) Obstruction airways disease years; Cerebrovascular accident for 2 years.4,17 He was buried on 10 July 1995 in Albion Park General Cemetery, Croome Rd in Albion Park, NSW.4

Citations

1{S0447}, Certificate - Birth : COLLINS, Leslie James (0088). Custom Id: NSW 8005 / 1916. Cit. Date: 5 March 2011. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: "Union St Goulburn"
2{S0441}, Certificate - Marriage : COLLINS, Leslie James (0088) and JONES, Marie (0114). Cit. Date: 27 February 2011. Assessment: Primary evidence.
3{S0146} Transcript, Birthday Book : COLLINS (nee GEGG), Florist (0016) (Florist's biography page : http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~owenjones/biogind/gegg/gegg_florist_0016-01.html#...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
4{S0026}, Headstone : COLLINS, Leslie James (0088). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "6 - 7 - 95 - Aged 79 years"
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Leslie's headstone in Albion Park cemetery

5{S0052}, Eulogy : To KING (previously OWEN nee COLLINS), Gladys Elizabeth (known as Betty) (0009) (Read at Funeral of Betty King). Cit. Date: 15 September 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "She was born at home just like her elder brother Leslie and her sister Dot"
6{S0238}, Researcher : General. Custom Id: SUB027. Emails. Cit. Date: 13 October 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "Uncle Les was borned in Goulburn"
7{S0021}, Researcher : OWEN, John Edward (0001). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
8{S0065}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Marriages (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Marriages Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : 4496 / 1941
9{S0021}, Researcher : OWEN, John Edward (0001). Cit. Date: 28 February 2011. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
10{S0021}, Researcher : OWEN, John Edward (0001). Cit. Date: 13 September 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
John remebers Les with the water tanker from when he was a child
11{S0021}, Researcher : OWEN, John Edward (0001). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Personal knowledge
12{S0451}, Certificate - Marriage : COLLINS, Leslie James (0088) and MOLLOY, Eileen Myrtle (0115). Custom Id: NSW Original. Cit. Date: 15 March 2011. Assessment: Primary evidence.
13{S0513}, Card (Wedding Invitation) for COLLINS, Leslie James (0088) and MOLLOY, Eileen Myrtle (0115). Cit. Date: 22 March 2012. Assessment: Primary evidence.
14{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
15{S0021}, Researcher : OWEN, John Edward (0001). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
16{S0279}, Interview : COLLINS, Leslie (0088). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
17{S0443}, Certificate - Death : COLLINS, Leslie James (0088). Custom Id: NSW 23560 / 1995. Cit. Date: 28 February 2011. Assessment: Primary evidence.

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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Updated : 23 August 2014