Ethel May Cairns

F, b. 1885, d. 7 February 1944
FatherHugh Johnston Cairns1 b. c 1865, d. 27 Dec 1941
MotherMary Duncan1 b. 1860, d. 9 Jun 1887
ChartsCairns, John - Descendant Chart (Indented)
Last Edited3 Jan 2021
     Her married name was Luff. Ethel May Cairns was born in 1885 at VictoriaG.1,2 They was a bridesmaid at Mabel Cairns and Herbert Joseph Gamble's wedding on 28 April 1910 at Presbyterian Church, Footscray, MelbourneG.3
Ethel May Cairns married James Entwisle Luff in 1911.4
Ethel May Cairns died on 7 February 1944 at VictoriaG.5

Family

James Entwisle Luff b. 1887, d. 5 Oct 1960
Children

Citations

  1. [S196] Australian Certificate. Calculated from the Death Certificate of her father; Vic Reg No: 13032 of 1941.
  2. [S192] Vic BDM search , Vic Reg No: 13642.
  3. [S197] Their Marriage Certificate, Victorian Marriage Certificate 128 of 1910.
  4. [S192] Vic BDM search , Reg Vic No 4393 of 1911 (Marriage).
  5. [S192] Vic BDM search , Reg Vic No 1229 of 1944.

James Entwisle Luff

M, b. 1887, d. 5 October 1960
ChartsCairns, John - Descendant Chart (Indented)
Last Edited3 Jan 2021
     James Entwisle Luff was born in 1887 at Hawthorn, VictoriaG.1,2
James Entwisle Luff married Ethel May Cairns, daughter of Hugh Johnston Cairns and Mary Duncan, in 1911.3
James Entwisle Luff died on 5 October 1960 at Highett, VictoriaG.4 He was buried at Burwood Cemetery, 74-108 Burwood Highway, Burwood, MelbourneG. Plot: Presbyterian A, Section G, Grave 8.5

Family

Ethel May Cairns b. 1885, d. 7 Feb 1944
Children

Citations

  1. [S317] Birth Index, Australian State Records, Internet Search , James Luff, Victorian Registration 11760/1887.
  2. [S99] Text , Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922, Registration Number: 11760/1778.
  3. [S192] Vic BDM search , Reg Vic No 4393 of 1911 (Marriage).
  4. [S189] Victorian Death Certificate, Death Certificate;James Entwistle LUFF; Reg Vic No: 30354/1960.
  5. [S99] Text , Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 03 January 2021), memorial page for James Entwhistle Luff , Find a Grave Memorial no. 212593345, citing Burwood Cemetery, Burwood, Whitehorse City, Victoria, Australia; Maintained by woowoo (contributor 49949980).

Valentine Bligh Collins

M, b. 29 September 1924, d. 28 December 1987
FatherFrank Austin Collins b. 1893
MotherMargaret Emma Bligh d. 1976
Last Edited16 Apr 2018
     Valentine Bligh Collins was born on 29 September 1924 at MelbourneG. He was educated in 1941 at Carey Baptist Grammar School, 349 Barkers Road, KewG, His "peer year" being 1941.
During WWII Valentine was a Wireless Operator in Lancaster bombers. He stayed after the war to marry Betty. He emigrated in 1964 from MelbourneG Val worked in Melbourne for I.P.C. (International Publishing Company) where he was a manager. He was selected to go to New Zealand to become their NZ Manager.
In 1974 they moved, with work, to Auckland.
Valentine Bligh Collins died on 28 December 1987 at Auckland Public Hospital, Auckland, New ZealandG, at age 63. He had been suffering from Acute Myeloid Leukaemia for 18 months but this was complicated by Pneumnia in the last 2 weeks.
At the time of his death he was recorded as being a Retired Publisher and living at 52 Marlborough Avenue, Glenfield, Auckland.1,2 He was cremated on 30 December 1987 at Albany, Auckland, New ZealandG.2

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S249] New Zealand Death Records, Valentine Bligh Collins. Reg No: 1988/34948.
  2. [S250] Death Certificate - New Zealand, Valentine Bligh Collins; Reg No:000809/1987.

Neil Beresford Wetherall

M, d. 1990
Last Edited12 Apr 2018
     Neil Beresford Wetherall was born.
Neil Beresford Wetherall died in 1990 at New ZealandG.

Gordon John Garmson

M, d. November 2006
Last Edited9 Apr 2018
     Gordon John Garmson died in November 2006 at New ZealandG.

Frank Austin Collins1

M, b. 1893
FatherEdward Francis Collins b. c 1850, d. 1 Aug 1919
MotherAmelia Jane Coyte b. c 1859, d. 1 Jan 1934
Last Edited27 May 2021
     Frank Austin Collins was also known as Frank. He was born in 1893 at VictoriaG.2
Frank Austin Collins married Margaret Emma Bligh on 20 September 1919 at Footscray Baptist Church, Footscray, MelbourneG.3

Frank Austin Collins and Margaret Emma Bligh
Frank Austin Collins was employed by as a Building Supervisor. This was recored on his son, Valentine Bligh Collins' Death Certificate on 28 December 1987.

Family

Margaret Emma Bligh d. 1976
Children

Citations

  1. [S250] Death Certificate - New Zealand, Valentine Bligh Collins; Reg No:000809/1987.
  2. [S192] Vic BDM search , Vic Reg No: 9469 (1893).
  3. [S147] Marriage Record, Their Vic Reg: 7436 (1919).

Christopher Grant Collins

M, b. 21 August 1951, d. 22 December 1993
FatherValentine Bligh Collins b. 29 Sep 1924, d. 28 Dec 1987
Last Edited9 Aug 2019
     Christopher Grant Collins was born on 21 August 1951 at MelbourneG.
Christopher Grant Collins died on 22 December 1993 at Katikati, Western Bay of Plenty, Bay of Plenty, New ZealandG, at age 42.

Desmond Kenneth Collins

M, b. 13 November 1920
FatherFrank Austin Collins b. 1893
MotherMargaret Emma Bligh d. 1976
Last Edited12 Apr 2018
     Desmond Kenneth Collins was born on 13 November 1920.
Attended Carey Baptist Grammar School, 349 Barkers Road, KewG, with his "peer year" being 1938.
Desmond Kenneth Collins died at VictoriaG.

Margaret Emma Bligh1

F, d. 1976
Last Edited27 May 2021
     Her married name was Collins.
Margaret Emma Bligh married Frank Austin Collins, son of Edward Francis Collins and Amelia Jane Coyte, on 20 September 1919 at Footscray Baptist Church, Footscray, MelbourneG.2

Frank Austin Collins and Margaret Emma Bligh

Margaret Emma Bligh died in 1976 at AustraliaG.

Family

Frank Austin Collins b. 1893
Children

Citations

  1. [S250] Death Certificate - New Zealand, Valentine Bligh Collins; Reg No:000809/1987.
  2. [S147] Marriage Record, Their Vic Reg: 7436 (1919).

Edward Francis Collins

M, b. circa 1850, d. 1 August 1919
Last Edited21 May 2021
     Edward Francis Collins was born circa 1850.
Edward Francis Collins married Amelia Jane Coyte.
Edward Francis Collins died on 1 August 1919.

Family

Amelia Jane Coyte b. c 1859, d. 1 Jan 1934
Child

Amelia Jane Coyte

F, b. circa 1859, d. 1 January 1934
Last Edited21 May 2021
     Amelia Jane Coyte was also known as Coite. Her married name was Collins. She was born circa 1859.
Amelia Jane Coyte married Edward Francis Collins.
Amelia Jane Coyte died on 1 January 1934.

Family

Edward Francis Collins b. c 1850, d. 1 Aug 1919
Child