Arthur COLLETT was born bet. October and December, 1871 in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England. He married Alice Jane KNIBBS 25 February 1899 in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England. He died bet. July and September, 1949 in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England. Alice Jane KNIBBS, daughter of Joseph KNIBBS and Eliza GREEN , was born 29 August 1871 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. She died bet. October and December, 1952 in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England.


Children of Arthur COLLETT and Alice Jane KNIBBS are:
1. Dorothy Mabel COLLETT, b. bet. January and March, 1903
2. Cyril COLLETT, b. bet. October and December, 1907
3. Phyliss Ada COLLETT, b. bet. July and September, 1909
4. Elsie I COLLETT, b. bet. October and December, 1912

Marriage Notes for Arthur COLLETT\Alice Jane KNIBBS:

From the Norhtamptonshire Mercury, Northamptonshire, 3 Mar 1899:
COLLETT - KNIBBS. - Feb. 25, at Banbury, Arthur Collett to Alice Jane Knibbs, of Sparkbrook, Birmingham.i>
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From the Banbury Advertiser - Thursday 02 March 1899:
Collett-Knibbs - February 25 at St. Mary's Church, Banbury, by the Rev. C. F. Porter, vicar, Arthur, son of W. A. Collett, North Bar, Banbury, to Alice Jane Knibbs, of Sparkbrook, Birmngham.
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Witnesses to the marriage were William Angel Collet, Arthur's father, and Arthur Harry Macklin.

Alice and Arthur were listed in the marriage register as of North Bar, Banbury.

No baptisms apparent at Banbury for any children from this marriage.

Other Marriages/Unions for Arthur COLLETT:
See Arthur COLLETT & UNKNOWN


Notes for Arthur COLLETT:

Arthur's father was Willian Angel Collett, an upholsterer.

Arthur can be seen, aged just 9 years in the 1881 census, living at 33 North bar, Banbury, Oxfordshire.
William Collett Head Mar 49 Upholsterer Southampton
Hannah Collett Wife Mar 47 Oxon Banbury
Emma A Collett Daur UnM 22 Oxon Banbury
Arthur Collett Son 9 Oxon Banbury
William Collett Son 1 Oxon Banbury
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Arthur married Alice Knibbs in 1899.
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Arthur and Alice can be seen in the 1901 census for England and Wales living at William Street, Headington, Oxfordshire, England with a son Herbert age 3 years. The census gives Alice's place of birth as Birmingham.
Arthur Collett Head Mar 29 Telephone Wireman Banbury Oxon
Alice J Collett Wife Mar 29 Birmingham
Herbert A Collett Son 3 Birmingham
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In 1911, Arthur and his family were living at 66 Winstanley Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire:
Arthur Collett Head 39 Married Blast Furnace Labourer Banbury Oxon
Alice Jane Collett Wife 39 Married (12 years) Birmingham
Herbert William Arthur Collett Son by Former Marriage 13 Errand Boy Birmingham
Dorothy Mabel Collet Daughter 8 Birmingham
Cyril Collett Son 3 Wellingborough Northants
Phyliss Collett Daughter 1 Wellingborough Northants

The cernsus identifies that Alice had 5 children before 1911, but 2 of them died.
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Arthur died aged 77.

Sources for Arthur COLLETT:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Banbury,
  2. 1881 British Census,
  3. GRO England & Wales,
  4. 1901 British Census,
  5. 1911 British Census,

Notes for Alice Jane KNIBBS:

Alice died aged 81.

Sources for Alice Jane KNIBBS:

  1. Personal Contact with Alexander Knibbs,
  2. GRO England & Wales,
  3. 1891 Census for Birminham,
  4. Ancestry.com, England & Wales, Birth Index: 1837-1983 
  5. Ancestry.co.uk - Birmingham, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912,
  6. Freecen 1891 Cencus, FreeCEN - 1891 Census 

Notes for Dorothy Mabel COLLETT:

Sources for Dorothy Mabel COLLETT:

  1. 1911 British Census,
  2. GRO England & Wales,

Notes for Cyril COLLETT:

Cyril died aged just 54 years.

Sources for Cyril COLLETT:

  1. 1911 British Census,
  2. GRO England & Wales,

Notes for Phyliss Ada COLLETT:

Sources for Phyliss Ada COLLETT:

  1. 1911 British Census,
  2. GRO England & Wales,

Notes for Elsie I COLLETT: