2nd natural-born son of Mary Ann Broad.
Surname shown as either Collins or Broad in the Censuses. Frederick married under the surname Broad. Frederick's birth was registered duriing the 2nd Quarter of 1862 as Frederick Collins Broad, suggesting that Charles Collins, who Frederick's mother married in 1866 four years after Frederick was born, may well have been Frederick's father.
In 1881 Frederick Collins (18) of Collingbourne Kingston, ostler, was with his mother and stepfather in Collingbourne Kingston.
In 1891 Frederick Broad (28) of Collingbourne Kingston, agricultural laborer, and wife Sarah (28) of Collingbourne Kingston, were living in Aughton Collingbourne Kingston. Present were step-daughter Alice L. Perry (6), scholar, children (born in Collingbourne Kingston): William H. Broad (4), Sidney C. Broad (2), Imla G. Broad (9 mo.)
In 1901 Frederick Collins (38) of Collingbourne Wilts, shepherd, and wife Sarah (38) of Collingbourne Wilts, were living in Marten, Grafton, Wilts. Present were children (born in Collingbourne): Alice (16), William (15), labourer, Sidney (13), labourer, George (11), Edgar (5) of Tidcombe Wilts, Hilda (3) of Little Bedwyn Wilts, Reginald P. (3m) of Marten Grafton.
In 1911 Frederick Broad (49) of Collingbourne Kingston, farm labourer, and wife of 24 years Sarah (48) of Collingbourne Kingston (mother of 10 children, 4 deceased), were living in Clench Common, Fyfield Wilts. Present were children: William H. (24), carter, Edgar (15), ploughboy, Hilda (13), scholar