Mona Clorine Collits1,2

F, #7677, b. 25 July 1905, d. 18 August 1981
FatherJoseph Collits1 b. 7 Oct 1882, d. 5 Aug 1952
MotherMaud Marion Barnes1 d. 20 Sep 1972
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Keith Graham Bassett
Last Edited27 Dec 2018
Birth*25 July 1905 Forbes, NSW, Australia1 
Married Name21 October 1922 Davidson2 
Marriage*21 October 1922 St Michael's, Flinders St, Surry Hills, NSW, Australia;:CR:]Groom: Frederic Davidson
Status: Bachelor
Place of Birth: Paddington, NSW
Occupation: Boot Maker
Age: 26
Usual Residence: 56 Fitzroy St, Surry Hills
Father: Charles Davidson (deceased)
Occupation: Stone-mason
Mother: Frances Clements

Bride: Mona Clorine Collits
Status: Spinster
Place of Birth: Forbes NSW
Occupation: Litographist
Age: 17
Usual Residence: 2 Jesmond St, Surry Hills
Father: Joseph Collits
Occupation: Engineer
Mother: Maud Marion Barnes

Date of Marriage: October 21st 1922
Place of Marriage: St Michael's, Flinders St, Surry Hills
Religion: Church of England
Witnesses: Norman L Davidson, Zayda Collits
Minister: C L Williams

The Consent of Joseph Collits being the Father of the Bride, was given in writing to the Marriage.
The Consent of James Colin Field being the Father of the Bride, was given in writing to the Marriage.
;Groom=Frederic Davidson2 
Married Name15 June 1927 Sowley3 
Marriage*15 June 1927 Sydney, NSW, Australia;Groom=John W Sowley3 
Death of Father5 August 1952 Penrith, NSW, Australia;Principal=Joseph Collits4 
Death of Mother20 September 1972 481 Guildford Road, Guildford, NSW, Australia;
COLLITS, Maud Marion. — September 20, 1972, at her residence, 481 Guildford Road, Guildford, dearly loved wife of the late Joseph Collits, loved mother of Mona, Zayda, Dudley (deceased) and Pauline, fond mother-in-law, dear grandmother and great-grandmother of their families, aged 91 years. Requiescat in pace.;Principal=Maud Marion Barnes5 
Death*18 August 1981 NSW, Australia;
VARIDEL, Mona. — August 17, 1981, at hospital, late of Sylvania, dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Zayda and Vic, loving aunt of Norma, Gary, John and Gloria, aged 76 years.
At rest.5 

Family 1

Frederic Davidson

Family 2

John W Sowley


  1. [S1472] NSW Birth Indexes, 22804/1905 Mona C Collits.
  2. [S1752] Ancestry Sydney Anglican Parish Regiters, 1818-2011, online, marriage Frederic Davidson & Mona Clorine Collits 1922.
  3. [S1481] NSW Marriage Indexes, 5719/1927 John W Sowley & Mona C Davidson.
  4. [S1473] NSW Death Indexes, 25666/1952 Joseph Collits.
  5. [S1599] The Sydney Morning Herald.