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11-September-2013
11-September-2013
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Commemorates Marcus Collins who was the managing director of the Union Woollen Mills, and at his death was the oldest textile manufacturer in Australia. The Union Woollen Mills were established by his father, Mr. William H. Collins, in1874. From 1910 Marcus Collins had complete control of the mills, and was associated with his two sons, Mr. Arthur Collins and Mr. Basil Collins, in their control.

Marcus Collins was a member of the Newtown and Chilwell Councilfor more than 20 years, and was twice mayor. 

 

 

Location

Address:Noble Street, Moorak Park, Newtown, 3220
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.153627
Long: 144.340255
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Industry

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 10th March, 1958
Front Inscription

Marcus Collins Memorial

Source: MA
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