Edward Henry Collington1

#7449, (4 August 1870-15 September 1940)
Father*William Collington2 b. Dec 1840, d. Dec 1893
Mother*Elizabeth Ann Spurrier2 b. Mar 1841, d. Dec 1911
ChartsThe Davis' of Christchurch, Hampshire.
Birth*4 AUG 1870 Edward Henry Collington was born on 4 AUG 1870 at Poole, Dorset, EnglandG.1,3 
Baptism28 SEP 1870 He was baptized on 28 SEP 1870 at St James' Church, Poole, Dorset, EnglandG.3 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1871 He lived with Elizabeth Ann Spurrier at 1 Lagland Street, Poole, Dorset, EnglandG, together with Alice Annie Collington, William Samuel Collington and Elizabeth Emmeline Collington.4 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1881 Edward Henry Collington lived with Elizabeth Ann Spurrier and William Collington at Taylors Buildings, Poole, Dorset, EnglandG, together with Emmeline Davis, William Samuel Collington, Alice Annie Collington, Elizabeth Emmeline Collington, Samuel George Collington, Alfred Ernest Collington, Jesse Collington and Florence Louisa Collington.5 
AWArd*9 SEP 1895 Edward Henry Collington was awarded 'Second Mate' on 9 SEP 1895 at London, EnglandG.6 
Marriage*DEC 1920 He married Vera Dobrovolsky in DEC 1920 at Poole, DorsetG.7 
Residence*29 SEP 1939 Edward Henry Collington lived at 145 Sandbanks Road, Poole, Dorset, EnglandG, together with Mary Elizabeth Collington.8 
Death*15 SEP 1940 Edward Henry Collington died on 15 SEP 1940 at 2 Pine Tree Glen, Bournemouth, Dorset, EnglandG, aged 70.9,10 


Vera Dobrovolsky b. 24 Oct 1892, d. Jun 1967
Marriage*DEC 1920 He married Vera Dobrovolsky in DEC 1920 at Poole, DorsetG.7 
Last Edited20 Dec 2018


  1. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Poole, Dorset, Jul-Sep 1870, vol 5a 300.
  2. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census, age & place.
  3. [S48] Parish Register, bapt., Edward Henry Collington, parents William & Elizabeth Ann, St James', Poole, no 2079, p 260.
  4. [S45] Extracted from the 1871 census, husband at sea at census.
  5. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census.
  6. [S31] Certified as 'Second Mate' by Registrar General of Shipping & Seamen. Board of Trade, London.
  7. [S69] England & Wales Marriages 1538-1940, marriage; Edward H Collington & Vera Dobrovolsky, Poole, Dorset, Oct-Dec 1920, vol 5a 782.
  8. [S124] 1939 register.
  9. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, death, age 70, Bournemouth, Hants., Sep 1940, vol 2b 1817.
  10. [S82] Probate, England & Wales, date & place, probate to bank.
  11. [S96] England & Wales Birth Index 1916-2005, birth, Poole, Dorset, Jan-Mar 1922, vol 5a 420, mother Dobrovolsky.
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