Francis James Collings

Francis James Collings

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  • Name Francis James Collings 
    Born 1865  Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Registration Between 1 Apr 1865 and 30 Jun 1865  Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Birth 
    • Volume 2b, Page 188
    Christened 20 May 1866  St. Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    England 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Scholar 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Alexander Cottage 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    England 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Boots 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    100 Kings Road 
    Census 2 Apr 1911  Forest Row, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    England 
    Name Charles Collings  [8
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  Forest Row, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Rural Postman 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Forest Row, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Arcadia Villa, Ashurst Wood 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I86982  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 2 May 2018 

    Father Charles Collings
              b. 1831, Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 20 Dec 1878, Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Selina Saxby
              b. 1838, Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1866, Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Registration Between 1 Apr 1857 and 30 Jun 1857  Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Marriage Registration 
    • Volume 2b, Page 286
    Married 10 May 1857  Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Family ID F25430  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Ada Masser
              b. Abt 1874, Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 8 Aug 1927, Royal Sussex Hospital, Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married 1895  Steyning, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Registration Between 1 Jul 1895 and 30 Sep 1895  Steyning, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Marriage 
    • Volume 2b, Page 514
    Children 
     1. Frederick Francis Collings
              b. Abt 1898, Chakrata, West Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Cecil Cuthbert Collings
              b. 7 Aug 1898, Sialkot, India Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 6 May 1975, Bovington Camp, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     3. Gwendoline Vera Collings
              b. Abt 1903, Hove, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Diana Edwina Collings
              b. Abt 1908, Chichester, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2014 
    Family ID F25425  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1865 - Brighton, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Birth - Between 1 Apr 1865 and 30 Jun 1865 - Brighton, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 2 Apr 1871 - Brighton, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Scholar - 2 Apr 1871 - Brighton, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Alexander Cottage - 2 Apr 1871 - Brighton, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 3 Apr 1881 - Brighton, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Boots - 3 Apr 1881 - Brighton, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 100 Kings Road - 3 Apr 1881 - Brighton, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1895 - Steyning, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage - Between 1 Jul 1895 and 30 Sep 1895 - Steyning, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 2 Apr 1911 - Forest Row, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Rural Postman - 2 Apr 1911 - Forest Row, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Arcadia Villa, Ashurst Wood - 2 Apr 1911 - Forest Row, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • From the 1871 England Census for Brighton, Sussex (RG10 Piece 1083 Folio 36 Page 22) Francis, 6, Scholar, was with his father Charles, widower, 39, Shopman Boot and Shoe Shop, at Alexander Cottage, Brighton, Sussex, England. With him were his siblings George, 13, Jeweller's Errand Boy, Emma, 11, Scholar, Frederick, 9, Scholar, and Albert, 8, Scholar. Everyone was recorded as having been born in Brighton, Sussex.

      From the 1881 England Census for Brighton, Sussex (RG11 Piece 1092 Folio 103 Page 4) Francis J., 16, Boots born Brighton, Sussex, was at 100 Kings Road, Brighton, Sussex, England. He was working for Henry Salvage, 29, Proprieter Private Hotel from Lewisham, Kent, and his wife Sophia, 33, from Basford, Nottinghamshire. Also present were fellow servants Elizabeth Probert, widow, 44, Cook, from Leamington, Hampshire, Annie Harting, 21, Housemaid from London, Middlesex, Alice Powell, 21, Housemaid from Ludlow, Shropshire, Elizabeth Austin, 22, Kitchen Maid from Brighton, Sussex, and visitor Annie Blasse, married, 29, Lady from Huntingdonshire.

      From the 1911 England Census for Forest Row, Sussex (RG14PN4988 RG78PN219 RD75 SD2 ED10 SN127) Francis James, 46, Rural Postman from Brighton, Sussex, was with his wife Margaret Ada, 36, from Brighton, Sussex, at Arcadia Villa, Ashurst Wood, East Grinstead, Sussex, England. With them were their children Frederick Francis, 13, Telegraph Messenger born Chakatra, India, Cecil Cuthbert, 11, Scholar born Sialkot, India, Gwendoline Vera, 8, born Hove, Sussex, and Diana Edwina, 3, born Chichester, Sussex.

  • Sources 
    1. [S8515] England & Wales, Register of Births, 1837-2007, FreeBMD, ((http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)), accessed 24 Nov 2014), Francis James COLLINGS; Jun 1865, Brighton, Sussex, Volume 2b, Page 188. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S5950] FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://new.familysearch.org)), accessed 24 Nov 2014), entry for Francis James Collings, person ID MQHZ-2PT. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S8511] England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 24 Nov 2014), entry for Francis James COLLINGS, person ID 86982; 20 May 1866; St. Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, England. (Reliability: 3).
      Name:Francis James Collings
      Gender:Male
      Christening Date:20 May 1866
      Christening Place:ST. NICHOLAS, BRIGHTON, SUSSEX, ENGLAND
      Birth Date:
      Birthplace:
      Death Date:
      Name Note:
      Race:
      Father's Name:Charles Collings
      Father's Birthplace:
      Father's Age:
      Mother's Name:Selina
      Mother's Birthplace:
      Mother's Age:
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number:C13539-5
      System Origin:England-VR
      GS Film number:1067113
      Reference ID:2:328D4QX
      Citing this Record:
      "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J9Z2-1R2 : accessed 24 Nov 2014), Francis James Collings, 20 May 1866; citing Brighton, Sussex, England, reference 2:328D4QX; FHL microfilm 1067113.

    4. [S8511] England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 24 Nov 2014), entry for Francis James COLLINGS, person ID 86982; 20 May 1866; St. Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex. (Reliability: 3).
      Name:Francis James Collings
      Gender:Male
      Christening Date:20 May 1866
      Christening Place:ST NICHOLAS, BRIGHTON, SUSSEX, ENGLAND
      Birth Date:
      Birthplace:
      Death Date:
      Name Note:
      Race:
      Father's Name:Charles Collings
      Father's Birthplace:
      Father's Age:
      Mother's Name:Selina
      Mother's Birthplace:
      Mother's Age:
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number:C13539-5
      System Origin:England-ODM
      GS Film number:1067113
      Reference ID:
      Citing this Record:
      "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N2MQ-3JM : accessed 24 Nov 2014), Francis James Collings, 20 May 1866; citing ST NICHOLAS, BRIGHTON, SUSSEX, ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 1067113.

    5. [S9217] 1871 England Census for Sussex, England. Sussex., ( Ancestry . ancestry.co.uk : n.d.), Alexander Cottage, Brighton, folio 36, page 22; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0 ?(ancestry.co.uk : accessed 24 Nov 2014); citing PRO RG 10/1083 (Reliability: 3).
      1871 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 24/11/2014

      RG10 Piece 1083 Folio 36 Page 22

      Information for Charles COLLINGS

      Age: 39
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1832
      Relation: Head
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Brighton, Sussex, England
      Civil Parish: Brighton
      County/Island: Sussex
      Country: England
      Registration district: Brighton
      Sub-registration district: St Peter
      ED, institution, or vessel: 46
      Household schedule number: 154
      Piece: 1083
      Folio: 36
      Page Number: 22
      Household Members:
      Charles COLLINGS: Age 39 (1832)
      George COLLINGS: Age 13 (1858)
      Emma COLLINGS: Age 11 (1860)
      Frederich COLLINGS: Age 9 (1862)
      Albert COLLINGS: Age 8 (1863)
      Francis COLLINGS: Age 6 (1865)
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=uki1871&indiv=try&h=14159095RG10 Piece 1083 Folio 36 Page 22

    6. [S9291] 1881 England Census for Sussex, England. Sussex., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7572 : n.d.), Brighton, folio 103, page 4, Francis J. COLLINGS; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0 ?(http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7572 : accessed 28 Apr 2015); citing PRO RG 11/1092 (Reliability: 3).
      1881 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 28/4/2015

      RG11 Piece 1092 Folio 103 Page 4

      Information for Francis I. COLLINGS aka Francis J. COLLINGS

      Age: 16
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1865
      Relationship to Head: Servant (Employee)
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Brighton, Sussex, England
      Civil Parish: Brighton
      County/Island: Sussex
      Country: England
      Street address: 100 Kings Road
      Occupation: Boots ...
      Registration district: Brighton
      Sub registration district: The Palace
      ED, institution, or vessel: 10
      Piece: 1092
      Folio: 103
      Page Number: 4
      Household Members:
      Henry SALVAGE: Age 29 (1852)
      Sophia SALVAGE: Age 33 (1848)
      Elizabeth PROBERT: Age 44 (1837)
      Annie HARTING: Age 21 (1860)
      Alice POWELL: Age 21 (1860)
      Elizabeth AUSTIN: Age 22 (1859)
      Francis I. COLLINGS: Age 16 (1865)
      Annie BLASSE: Age 29 (1852)
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&MS_AdvCB=1&db=uki1881&rank=1&new=1&MSAV=2&gss=angs-d&gsfn=fran*s&gsfn_x=XO&gsln=collin*s&gsln_x=XO&msbdy=1865&msbdy_x=1&dbOnly=_F00027B9%7c_F00027B9_x%2c_F0003039%7c_F0003039_x%2c_F000303A%7c_F000303A_x%2c_83004006%7c_83004006_x%2c_F00032DB%7c_F00032DB_x&uidh=e72&msbdp=5&pcat=35&fh=2&h=22030768&recoff=&ml_rpos=3RG11 Piece 1092 Folio 103 Page 4

    7. [S9215] 1911 England Census for Sussex, ( Ancestry . ancestry.co.uk : n.d.), (ancestry.co.uk : accessed 23 Nov 2014), Arcadia Villa, Ashurst Wood, East Grinstead, Sussex, England; RG14PN4988 RG78PN219 RD75 SD2 ED10 SN127 (Reliability: 3).
      1911 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 23/11/2014



      Information for Francis James COLLINGS

      Age in 1911: 46
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1865
      Relation to Head: Head
      Gender: Male
      Birth Place: Brighton, Sussex
      Civil Parish: Forest Row
      County/Island: Sussex
      Country: England
      Street address: Arcadia Villa Ashurst Wood East Grinstead
      Marital Status: Married
      Occupation: Rural Postman
      Registration district: East Grinstead
      Registration District Number: 75
      Sub-registration district: East Grinstead
      ED, institution, or vessel: 10
      Household schedule number: 127
      Piece: 4988
      Household Members:
      Francis James COLLINGS: Age 46 (1865)
      Margaret Ada COLLINGS: Age 36 (1875)
      Frederick Francis COLLINGS: Age 13 (1898)
      Cecil Cuthbert COLLINGS: Age 11 (1900)
      Gwendoline Vera COLLINGS: Age 8 (1903)
      Diana Edwina COLLINGS: Age 3 (1908)
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1911England&indiv=try&h=51269503RG14PN4988 RG78PN219 RD75 SD2 ED10 SN127

    8. [S9164] Parker/Davidson - Thorpe/Piesely Tree, Wrighting, BarbaraAncestry, (http://trees.ancestry.co.uk/tree/14724511/), accessed 23 Nov 2014), Charles (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S8515] England & Wales, Register of Births, 1837-2007, FreeBMD, ((http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)), accessed 28 Apr 2015); Volume 2b, Page 281 Jun 1857, Brighton, Sussex, Volume 2b, Page 281 Marriage Registration for Charles COLLINGS and Selina SAXBY. (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S9287] England & Wales Marriages, 1538-1988, ((http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1352)), accessed 28 Apr 2015), Marriage for Charles COLLINGS and Selina SAXBY; 10 May 1857: Brighton, Sussex, England. (Reliability: 3).
      England & Wales Marriages, 1538-1940

      Information for Charles COLLINGS

      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: abt 1831
      Age: 26
      Father's name: Robert Collings
      Spouse's Name: Selina Saxby
      Spouse's Age: 19
      Spouse's Father's Name: George Saxby
      Marriage Date: 10 May 1857
      Marriage Place: Brighton, Sussex, England
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=bivri_EnglandMarriages&h=1031818&indiv=try&o_vc=Record:OtherRecord&rhSource=7619

    11. [S8561] England Marriages, 1538?1973 (FindMyPast), ((https://findmypast.com)), accessed 28 Apr 2015), Marriage for Charles COLLINGS and Selina SAXBY; 1857: St. Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, England. (Reliability: 3).
      Name:Charles Collings
      Birth Date:1831
      Birthplace:
      Age:26
      Spouse's Name:Selina Saxby
      Spouse's Birth Date:1838
      Spouse's Birthplace:
      Spouse's Age:19
      Event Date:1857
      Event Place:St. Nicholas', Brighton, Sussex, England
      Father's Name:Robert Collings
      Mother's Name:
      Spouse's Father's Name:George Saxby
      Spouse's Mother's Name:
      Race:
      Marital Status:
      Previous Wife's Name:
      Spouse's Race:
      Spouse's Marital Status:
      Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number:M14793-9
      System Origin:England-VR
      GS Film number:1067127
      Reference ID:2:39RVCBM
      Citing this Record:
      "England Marriages, 1538-1973 ," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N6VK-2TK : accessed 28 April 2015), Charles Collings and Selina Saxby, 1857; citing St. Nicholas', Brighton, Sussex, England, reference 2:39RVCBM; FHL microfilm 1,067,127.

    12. [S8515] England & Wales, Register of Births, 1837-2007, FreeBMD, ((http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)), accessed 23 Nov 2014), Francis James COLLINGS + Margaret Ada MASSER; Sep 1895, Steyning, Sussex, Volume 2b, Page 514. (Reliability: 3).