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Sir Arthur John Hammond 
Collins
1834 - 1915


Sir Arthur John Hammond 
Collins
, eldest son. Called to the Bar at Gray's Inn in 1860, also a barrister at the Middle Temple. Entry in Register of Admissions to Gray's Inn 1521-1889 May 16. ARTHUR JOHN HAMMOND COLLINS, aged 23, eldest son of John C., of Parkstone, Officer in Command of H.M. Coast Guard. Arthur Hammond Collins has an entry in the Annual register Who's who: An Annual Biographical Dictionary - A. & C. Black [etc.] Barr. Gray's Inn, QC, 1877; Treasurer of Gray's Inn, etc.. 1871 census records him in staying at the Royal Hotel, Bristol, barrister at law, marr., aged 37, b. Parkstone, Dorset 1881 census records him at the London Hotel, Exeter, marr. aged 46, Recorder of Exeter. He has many references in trees on the Internet, none of which seem to show any issue. Wiltshire and Swindon Record Office hold papers: Arthur John Hammond Collins QC [1883] A George Hammond Collins's birth was registered in Dec quarter, 1871. ------------- British Library, India Office Records: Private Papers [Mss Eur D840 - Mss Eur D1229] Private Papers Catalogue Ref. Mss Eur Creator(s): East India Company Library, 1801-1858 India Office Library, 1858-1954 India Office Library and Records, 1954-1982 British Library, India Office Library and Records, 1982-1991 British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections Papers of Sir Arthur John Hammond Collins, Barrister 1860, Chief Justice of Madras 1885-99, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Madras 1889-99 hit[from Scope and Content] Papers of Sir Arthur John Hammond Collins (1834-1915), barrister 1860, Chief Justice of Madras 1885-99, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Madras 1889-99, comprising letters patent, newspaper cuttings, letters and photographs, mainly concerning official duties. FILE [no title] - ref. Mss Eur D1096/1 - date: 1877; 1885 hit[from Scope and Content] Two letters patent (i) appointing Sir Arthur Collins a Queen's Counsel; (ii) appointing him Chief Justice of Madras. FILE [no title] - ref. Mss Eur D1096/2 - date: 1885; c1904 hit[from Scope and Content] Letters complementing and congratulating him on his appointment as Chief Justice of Madras; newspaper cuttings on his career. FILE [no title] - ref. Mss Eur D1096/3 - date: c1892 hit[from Scope and Content] Printed reports, pertaining to the reorganization of the High Court in Madras, and Taxation of Attornies' Bills of costs with notes on certain cases showing procedures 1878-92. FILE [no title] - ref. Mss Eur D1096/5 - date: 1885-99 hit[from Scope and Content] Volume of newspaper cuttings pertaining to judicial matters, changes of court procedures, and matters relating to the University of Madras; obituary notices of persons of importance or known to him. Entries in: Who Was Who in British India. By John F. Riddick. Westport, CT:Greenwood Press, 1998. and Dictionary of Indian Biography. By C.E. Buckland. London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1906. ---------- ource: Who Was Who Publisher: A&C Black Category: Biography Date of publication: January 2006 COLLINS, Sir Arthur John Hammond (1834-1915) Details: COLLINS, Sir Arthur John Hammond, Kt 1885; born 1834; son of John Collins of Parkstone, Dorset; married 1863, Isabella, only daughter of late Rev. Richard Wilson, DD, of Chelsea. Work: Called to the Bar at Gray's Inn, 1860; QC and Bencher, 1877; Treasurer 1883 and 1905; was also a barrister of the Middle Temple; Recorder of Poole, 1873-1879; Recorder of Exeter, 1879-1885; Chief Justice of Madras, 1885-1899; Vice-Chancellor of the University of Madras, 1889-1899; Chief Royal Commissioner to inquire into corrupt practices at elections for the City of Chester, 1880; appointed a Member of the Council of Legal Education, 1904. Address: 18 Ashburn Place, South Kensington, London SW. Clubs: Conservative. Died: 12 September 1915

Born: Parkstone, Dorset, , England 1834 Baptised:
Died: 12th Sep 1915Buried:
Family:
Collins

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Ancestors
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1.
Sir Arthur John Hammond 
Collins
(
Wilson
) 1834 - 1915
2.
John 
Collins
(
Adey
,
Stevens
) 1805 - post 1871
4.
William 
Collins
(
Jeffrey
) + post 1805
5.
Elizabeth Nickleson 
Jeffrey
(
Collins
) 1775 - post 1805
3.
Louisa Strong 
Adey
(
Collins
) 1811 - 1858
6.
Thomas 
Adey
(
Easter
) ante 1795 - post 1811
7.

Siblings


1.
William Frazer 
Collins
1838 - post 1851
2.
Jessie Louisa 
Collins
(
Rolfe
) 1840 - post 1891
3.
Frances Elizabeth 
Collins
1842 - post 1891
4.
Caroline Esther 
Collins
(
Gregory
) 1843 - post 1901
5.
Margaret Mary 
Collins
1845 - post 1901
6.
Augusta Julia Nickleson 
Collins
1847 - 1866

Spouses



1. Chelsea, London, , , England 1863
Isabella Anne 
Wilson
(
Collins
) 1837 - post 1901

Descendants
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a.
Isabella Anne 
Wilson
(
Collins
) 1837 - post 1901
1.
Barbara 
Collins
1865 - post 1901
1a. ?
1.1.
Phyllis E. 
Norwood
1891 - post 1901
2.
Ethel 
Collins
1868 - post 1901
3.
Arthur G.C. 
Collins
1879 - post 1901
Sources

Census

Timeline


1834Born Parkstone, Dorset, England
31st Mar 1851Son in 1851 census (census) Parkstone, Dorset, England
1861UNMAR/ROLE INDI
1861Son in 1861 census (census) Parkstone, Dorset, England
1863Married
Isabella Anne 
Wilson
(
Collins
) 1837 - post 1901 London, England
1889
Sir Arthur John Hammond 
Collins
(
Wilson
) 1834 - 1915 inherited the title
Madras University
  (Vice Chancellor)
1901Head of household in 1901 census (census) London, England
12th Sep 1915Died
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