Relationship History

Neil Aspinall


1 child together

affair from about 1961

John Best


1944 - 1988 (bef.)

Donald Scanland


1 child together

Ended 1944 (bef.)

Mona Best Bio Details

Full name

Mona Best

Maiden name

Mona Shaw

Also known as

Mo Best





Date of birth

3 Jan 1924

Birth place

Delhi, India

Date of death:

9 Sep 1988

Place of death

Liverpool, United Kingdom


Coffee Shop Proprietor

Rock the Casbah

Mona opened the coffee bar known as the Casbah, where the Quarrymen - consisting of Ken Brown, George Harrison, John Lennon and Paul McCartney - had their fist gigs.  It was here that they met Pete Best and he first played drums with them.

Mona Best Children

Pete Best


Pete Best

with Donald Scanland

Original Drummer in the Beatles

Roag Best


Roag Best

with Neil Aspinall

Mona Best Family

Mona Best's children:

Mona Best's son is Pete Best Mona Best's son is Roag Best

Mona Best's former partners:

Mona Best had an affair with Neil Aspinall Mona Best's former husband is John Best

Mona Best's grandchildren:

Mona Best's granddaughter is Beba Best Mona Best's granddaughter is Bonita Best

Mona Best's in laws:

Mona Best's daughter in law is Kathy Best