Frank Collis1

#7146, (September 1876-December 1909)
Father*John Anthony Douglas Collis1 b. 29 Jul 1836, d. 1898
Mother*Sarah Wansbury Hayman1 b. Jun 1839, d. Mar 1910
Charts The Wansburys of Shoreham, Kent.
Birth*SEP 1876 Frank Collis was born in SEP 1876 at Islington, London, EnglandG.2 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1881 He lived with Ann Mantle at Otford Lane, Halstead, Kent, EnglandG, together with Emily Wansbury Hayman, William Wansbury, Alfred Wansbury and Thomas Alfred Wansbury.3 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1891 Frank Collis lived with John Anthony Douglas Collis at 110 High Street, Islington, London, EnglandG, together with Amelia Collis.4 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1901 Frank Collis lived with Sarah Wansbury Hayman at Islington, LondonG, together with Amelia Collis.5 
Employment*30 MAR 1901 Frank Collis was employed as Warehouse Porter.5 
Marriage*25 DEC 1902 He married Vashti Emily Shears on 25 DEC 1902 at St Peter's Church, Islington, London, EnglandG.6 
Death*DEC 1909 Frank Collis died in DEC 1909 at Islington, LondonG, aged 33.7 
Note*2 APR 1911 He Frank's wife living with aunt. Described as widow with 3 living children but not with their mother. on 2 APR 1911 at Paddington, London, EnglandG.8 


Vashti Emily Shears b. 20 Jul 1881, d. Jun 1954
Marriage*25 DEC 1902 He married Vashti Emily Shears on 25 DEC 1902 at Islington, LondonG.6 
Last Edited26 Aug 2017


  1. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census, age & place.
  2. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Holborn, London, Jul-Sep 1876, vol 1b 762.
  3. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census.
  4. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census.
  5. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  6. [S80] London, Marriages & Banns, marriage Frank Collis 26, father John (dec), & Vashti Emily Shears, 21, father John (dec), St Peter's Islington, no 418, p 207.
  7. [S17] BMD indices, death, age 33, Islington, London, Oct-Dec 1909, vol 1b 183.
  8. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census, Vashti Emily living with aunt Mary Ann Martin; widow 3 children.
  9. [S76] London Births & Baptisms, bapt; Vashti Emily Collis, parents Frank & Vashti Emily, St Peter's Islington, no 677, p 85.
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016