The Bower & Collier Family History

Research by Colin Bower

Silk Weavers named Collier

Silk Weavers Timeline 1716-1846

For years I have tried to prove that Charles Collier, Silk Weaver was connected to a dynasty of Silk Weavers named Collier via his father James born c 1765.

This Timeline sets out one solution:

Abraham Collier
married 6.1.1716
Mary Aland

Abraham Collier bp 2.5.1731
(Parents Abraham & Mary)

Abraham Collier
married 8.6.1750
Elizabeth Farmer
(the marriage took place in Fleet Prison)

St Leonards, Shoreditch

Abraham Collier born 28.7.1765 bp 19.8.1765
(parents Abraham & Elisabeth Collier of Holywell Lane)

St Botolph, Bishopsgate

James Collier bp 5.10.1768
(Parents Abraham & Elizabeth Collier)

St Matthews, Bethnal Green

James Collier
married 22.12.1785
Elizabeth Mason
(Witness: Elizabeth Collier)
Elizabeth Collier could be mother or sister.

1841 Census

Tyrrel St, Bethnal Green

Abraham Collier Silk Weaver (75) born in County 1765/6
Elisabeth Collier (60) born in County

St Matthews, Bethnal Green

Abraham Collyer of Turville St
buried 19.4.1846 (age 80)born c 1765/6


There were earlier entries:

St Dunstan's, Stepney

Abraham Collier
married 5.8.1694
Anne Russett

St Botolph, Bishopsgate

Abraham Collier bp 6.1.1702
(Parents Abraham & Ann Collier)

Colin Bower
9 January 2017

Links to:

Silk Weavers named Collier - Introduction & Index

Silk Weavers named Collier - The Story So Far

Collier Family - Progress to Date

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