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Families covered: Collison of East Bilney Hall, Collison of Tittleshall

Carthew identifies the arms of this family as "Azure, three inquefoils or".
Richard Collison of Lutcham (bur 26.01.1583/4, tanner)
1. Thomas Collins (bpt 08.05.1578, d 1625, 2nd son)
  A. George Collins
  B. William Collins of Kempston (d before 15.04.1650, clerk)
  m. (31.05.1618) Beatrix Beamont (dau of Humfry Beamonr, m2. Thomas Dobbs of Kempston)
  i.+ issue - William (a 1650, dsp?), John, Thomas, Anne, Elizabeth
  Carthew reports that William's will, dated 09.10.1682, mentioned "William Ives, nephew and devisee".
  Carthew shows the pedigree of the undermentioned William of Tuttleshall unconnected to the earier generations (shown just above). We speculate that he was connected to the above as follows.
  c. ?? Collison
  Uncertain on number of intervening generations.
  i. ?? Collison
  a. William Collison of Tittleshall (d 1755, brewer)
  m. Elizabeth Drosier
  (1) John Collison of Thornham
m. (1755) Elizabeth James of Thornham
  (A) William Henry Collison
  (B) Elizabeth Collison (d 01.08.1813)
  m. (1784) Philip Bell (Vicar of Stow Bardolph, Rector of Wimbotsham)
  (2) William Collison of Tittleshall (bur 1795, brewer)
  m. (1756) Mary Cobb (bur 1703, dau of Nicholas Cobb of Litcham)
  (A) William Collison of East Dereham (b 03.10.1757, d unm 19.07.1835)
  (B) Nicholas Cobb Collison of London (b 1757-8, d 25.06.1841)
  m. Elizabeth Stoughton (b 1763-4, d 21.04.1847, dau of Peter Stoughton of Wymondham)
  (i) John Collison of East Bilney Hall (d 19.12.1863, 3rd son?)
  (a) William Thomas Collison of East Bilney Hall had issue
  m. Anne Frost (dau of Rev. W. Frost of Thorpe Lodge)
  (ii) Henry Collison (Rector of East Bilney & Beetly)
m. Harriet Mary Ward (dau of Thomas Abel Ward of Watford)
  (a)+ issue - Henry, Albert, 3 daughters
  (iii) Anna Collison
  m. Caleb Rose of Waffham (surgeon)
  (iv) Elizabeth Collison
  m. Matthew Whiting of London
  (v)+ other issue - William (d unm), Francis of the Cape of Good Hope
  (C) Mary Collison
  m. (1791) Thomas Edgar of Fakenham (surgeon) ## see here ##
  (3) Anne Collison
  m. (1756) John Hill of Fakenham
  (4) daughter
  m. William Rumbell of Stow Bardolph
2.+ other issue - Robert (bpt 20.08.1573), John, Ursula (b 1575), Margaret (b 1579)

Main source(s): 'The Hundred of Launditch and Deanery of Brisley' (G.A. Carthew, 1877, Part 3, p6)
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