Inscription on reverse reads: “James Moteshead Collins Senr. (Son of Charles Collins 1795 – 1875 buried on Isle of Wight & Amelia Collins nee Motteshead). James M Cook married Annie, eldest daughter of T U Cook and Te Akau Meretini on May 6th 1875 in Foxton. One child Annie Amelia – “Milly” – was born before the family moved to live in England. Then 8 more children were born. Annie was widdowed in 1896, then she bought her family home to Foxton.
Portrait of James Motteshead Collins Snr., (d 1896), husband of Annie Collins nee Cook , daughter of Thomas Uppadine and Te Akau Cook of Foxton.
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