Henry Collins was a publican in the Ballarat district, <1909-1924>.
Between 1909 and 1924, Henry Collins is listed in the Electoral Roll as a publican at Allendale.. In l916 he is identified in a newspaper report as the publican of the Speculation Hotel at Allendale.
Collins was described as generous, in this report of an accident at Allendale:
DRIVING ACCIDENT. As Mr J. Costelloe. traveller for J. J. Goller and Co.. was driving into Allendale from Kingston, his horse stumbled near the local Post-office whilst at a walking pace, with the result that the driver was pulled out of the buggy, but fortunately escaped injury, with the exception of a few abrasions. The horse's knees' were slightly marked; and both shafts of the buggy were broken. Mr H. Collins, of the Speculation Hotel, with his usual generosity, lent his conveyance for the emergency.
- ↑ 1909 Electoral Roll, Victoria, Laaencoorie, Allendale, 1919, 1924 Electoral Roll, Ballaarat, Allendale
- ↑ 1916 'ALLENDALE.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 27 April, p. 6, viewed 20 February, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article154542803
- ↑ 1918 'ALLENDALE.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 5 July, p. 2, viewed 27 February, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article160268325