Cyrus Bishop COLLIER

Date of Birth: 
22 Feb 1872
Date of Death: 
27 Jan 1955

Cyrus was born in either Wellington or Picton.

He married Lily Matthews (born at Wanganui in 1880) at Wellington in 1905.

They had four sons.

Two, Mervyn & Dudley, served in WW2.

Cyrus started out as a labourer in Shannon around 1905. In 1919 he was in Rangataua & then was a mill worker at Mangapehi in 1928.

In 1935 he is shown as living in Queen St Levin as a labourer. In 1946 the family is in Cambridge St Levin. By 1954 it is shown as 227 Cambridge St.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Cyrus Bishop Collier, Lily Charlotte Matthews, Christopher Miles Matthews, Charlotte Frances Matthews, Neville Alfred Collier, Evelyn May Belcher, Edna Edith Baker, Francis Rodney (Frederick) Percival, Mervyn Cyrus (Popeye) Collier, Marjorie Longueville (Peg) Bedingfield, Charles Arnold Beatty, Darcy Paul Francis Collier, Norma Olive O'Brien, Dudley George Sanson Collier, Edwina Joseph Paula (Bobby) Hogg.