Family of Winifred Fairy Evans and William Benning Newland Colin was born in Streaky Bay on the farm at Petina in 1913. He was educated on stations by correspondence and later went to Muirden College in Adelaide. He commenced working on pastoral properties in SA as soon as he left school. In 1938, he was offered the management of Edjudina Station in the North Eastern Goldfields district of WA. There he met and married Hazel Isabella Shaw at East Coolgardie.
William Colin Newland
He managed Edjudina for twelve years, then they went further north to manage stations in the North West. He eventually owned Sylvania Station.
Four children were born to Edward & Peg. The youngest died aged 14 days.
Hazel died in 1988 and is buried at Northam. Colin died in 2002 and is buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth.