Isabel Collins1

F, #473, b. 1886, d. 6 September 1965
Last Edited24 Feb 2015
Birth*1886 Orange, NSW;
daughter of Daniel & Catherine Collins2 
Married Name8 July 1916 Sheens1 
Marriage*8 July 1916 St Canice's, Darlinghurst, NSW;
Groom: Allan Sheens
Status: Bachelor
Place of Birth: Penrith NSW
Occupation: Railway Employee
Age: 26
Usual Residence: Blacktown NSW
Father: Henry Sheens
Occupation: Farmer
Mother: Emma Byrnes

Bride: Isabel Collins
Status: Spinster
Place of Birth: Orange NSW
Occupation: Home Duties
Age: 30
Usual Residence: Darlinghurst Sydney
Father: Daniel Collins
Occupation: Storehand
Mother: Catherine Heffernan

Date of Marriage: 8 Jul 1916
Place of Marriage: St Canice's Church Darlinghurst Sydney
Religion: Roman Catholic
Witnesses: M Standon, E Standon
Minister: Hugh McGuire;Groom=Allen Sheens3 
Birth of Son9 October 1917 Sydney, NSW;Principal=Reginald Allan Sheens4 
Birth of Daughter4 March 1919 Principal=Dorothy May Sheens4 
Birth of Son4 March 1924 Blacktown, NSW;Principal=Ernest Stanley Sheens4 
Article*9 September 1948 "The Nepean Times", Penrith, NSW;
MRS. A. SHEENS, of Union Road, who some time ago took ill while in Orange and was in hospital there, has been a patient in Nepean District Hospital for a few weeks.5 
Death of Spouse3 March 1963 Nepean District Hospital, Penrith, NSW;
SHEENS, Allan. - March 3, 1963, at Nepean District Hospital, of 83 Union Road, Penrith, beloved husband of Isobel Jane Sheens and dear father of Reg, Dorrie (Mrs Sutton, Cabramatta) and Stan (Orange), father-in-law of George and fond grandfather of their children, aged 75 years.
Requiescat in pace.;Principal=Allan Sheens6,7 
Death*6 September 1965 Liverpool, NSW;
SHEENS, Jane Isabel. - September 6, 1965, of 83 Union Road, Penrith, beloved wife of the lare Allan Sheens, dear mother of Reg, Dorothy and Stan, and loved grandmother of their children, aged 79 years. Requiescat in pace.8,9 
Headstone* Penrith General Cemetery, Kingswood, NSW;Principal=Allan Sheens10


Allen Sheens b. 15 Nov 1886, d. 3 Mar 1963


  1. [S12] NSW Marriage Index, 8839/1916 Allan Sheens & Isabel Collins.
  2. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 31991/1886 Isabella J Collins.
  3. [S109] NSW Marriage Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 8839/1916 Allan Sheens & Isabel Collins.
  4. [S36] Maria Quigley Sheens - Our Family Tree.
  5. [S154] Australian Newspapers,, The Nepean Times, Thursday, September 9, 1948.
  6. [S11] NSW Death Index, 8309/1963 Allan Sheens.
  7. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, Death Notice Allan Sheens, 5 March 1963.
  8. [S11] NSW Death Index, 30241/1965 Jane Isobel Sheens.
  9. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, Death Notice Jane Isabel Sheens, 8 September 1965.
  10. [S184] Tim Sheens photographs.