Charles Edward (Edward) COLLINSON
Edward (as he was known) was born in Bradford, England.
He married Mary Embleton (born in Durham, England in 1843) at Yorkshire, England in 1869.
They travelled to NZ, arriving in Mar 1876.
They had one son, born in NZ. He (Charles) served in WW1.
Edward was a labourer at Matarawa until 1890. He then became an engineer at Manakau moving to Ohau about 1900 until he died.
Mary, as a widow, lived in Kent St, Levin.