Vashti Emily Collis1

#7153, (25 October 1903-February 1988)
Father*Frank Collis1 b. Sep 1876, d. Dec 1909
Mother*Vashti Emily Shears1 b. 20 Jul 1881, d. Jun 1954
Charts The Wansburys of Shoreham, Kent.
Birth*25 OCT 1903 Vashti Emily Collis was born on 25 OCT 1903 at Islington, Middlesex, EnglandG.1,2 
Baptism22 NOV 1903 She was baptized on 22 NOV 1903 at St Peter's Church, Islington, Middlesex, EnglandG.1 
(Witness) Residence1929 She lived with Vashti Emily Shears at 20a Samuel Lewis Buildings, Liverpool Road, Islington, London, EnglandG, together with Frank James Collis.3 
Marriage*22 MAY 1937 Vashti Emily Collis married Edwin Christopher James Welch on 22 MAY 1937 at St John the Baptist Church, Maldon, Surrey, EnglandG, witnessed by Frank James Collis.4,5 
Death*FEB 1988 Vashti Emily Collis died in FEB 1988 at 8 Firshill Highcliffe, Christchurch, Hampshire, EnglandG, aged 84.6,7 
Last Edited26 Aug 2017


  1. [S76] London Births & Baptisms, bapt; Vashti Emily Collis, parents Frank & Vashti Emily, St Peter's Islington, no 677, p 85.
  2. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Islington, London, Oct-Dec 1903, vol 1b 338.
  3. [S103] Unknown author, "City Directories", London Electoral Register, Islington South, p 357.
  4. [S48] Parish Register, marriage; Edwin Christopher Welch, 28, father Albert Edwin, & Vashti Emily Collis, 33, father Frank James (dec), St John the Baptist, Malden, no 83, p 42. witness a FE Collis.
  5. [S69] England & Wales Marriages 1538-1940, marriage; Edwin C J Welch & Vashti E Collis, Surrey NE, Apr-Jun 1937, vol 2a 69.
  6. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, death, age 84, Bournemouth, Dorset, Feb 1988, vol 23 391.
  7. [S82] Probate, England & Wales, date & place.