Benjamin Collins of New Sarum

???? - 1785


Local newspaper publisher, proprietor of the 'Salisbury Journal' and father of William Collins of New Sarum (q.v.). His will showed him as the owner of an annuity of £67 10s secured on the estates [and enslaved people] of John Missett of Montserrat for the life of his daughter Jane Staunton, which he originally left to her and then revoked in one of a series of codicils.


Will of Benjamin Collins of Salisbury Wiltshire proved 01/03/1785 PROB 11/1127/47.

Further Information

Married but no further details

Relationships (2)

Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Father → Son

Addresses (1)

New Sarum, Salisbury, Wiltshire, South-west England, England