- Born: 1838, Flimwell by Ticehurst, Sussex, England
- Christened: 1 Apr 1838, Ticehurst, Sussex, England 1
- Married: by 1864
In 1861, Samuel Collins (21) of Flimwell, Sussex, single, ag. lab., was working for Ann Wiles, farmer, on Cork Wood Farm in Iden, Sussex.
In 1871, Samuel Collins (33) of Flimwell, bricklayer's labourer, and wife Elizabeth M. (33) of Peasmarsh, were living behind 57 George St., St. Clement, Sussex. Present were daughters (born in Hastings): Emily (6), Elizabeth M. (3), Rosa (1).
In 1881, Samuel Colliins (44) of Flimwell, labourer local board, and wife Elizth M. (44) of Peasmarsh, were living in 39 Manor Rd, Hastings St Mary In The Castle, Sussex. Present were children (born in Hastings): Rose (11), Chas. Hy. (9), Kate (5).
In 1891, Samuel Collins (53) of Flimwell, carter, and wife Elizabeth M. (53) of Peasmarsh, were living in 4 Sandown Cottages, Ore, Hastings, Sussex. Present were children: Elizabeth M. (23), laundress, Charles H. (19), nursery gardener, Kate (15) and grandson Charles W. Collins (7) of Ore, scholar.
Samuel married Elizabeth M. by 1864. (Elizabeth M. was born about 1838 in Peasmarsh, Rye, Sussex, England.)