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Burial Location:Kookynie  (details...)
Occupation: Miner
Place of Death: Home of his Sister, Mrs T A Kelly, Collier's Well, Kookynie
Date of Death: 05 October 1903
Date of Burial:07 October 1903
Age:46 years
Cause of Death:Bright's Disease, Oedema of the Lung
OGM Ref#: 1642


The deceased spent 38 years in Victoria before moving to Western Australia. The AWA (Australian Worker Association) met at Mt Morgans on 27 October with about 40 members present. The president reported that the sum of £65 4s 9d had been collected during the illness of the late John Collier, who had died from natural causes. A further sum of £10 as a burial allowance was voted. The deceased member was a good unionist of long standing. All is children were born in Victoria and his wife died in East Brighton, Victoria, in 1939.

Parents:Catherine (nee DOYLE) and Thomas COLLIER (Farmer)
Spouse:Lillian Watson WILBERFORCE
Marriage Details:1879, Beechworth, Victoria; Marriage Registration 3110/1879
Children:Margaret Ellen born 1880; Catherine Louisa born 7 December 1882; Michael George born 1884; Thomas William born 28 August 1886; Maude Josephine born 11 March 1888; Walter Wilberforce born 7 May 1890; Eileen May born 1892; John Edmund Maurice born 1894; Al
Birth Details:Circa 1857, Melbourne, Victoria; Birth registration
Death Certificate:779/1903