Mr James Albert Avery
James Albert Avery was born in 1891 in Southampton, Hampshire. His parents were James Avery (1860-1929) a plasterer, and Agnes Wilkins (1867-1934).
At the time of the 1901 census James was living 17 Woodside Road, Portswood, Southampton with his parents and siblings; Frederick Thomas, William Henry, Agnes Elsie and Beatrice Louisa. A further child Winifred Ellen was welcomed around 1910. By the time of the 1911 census the family had relocated to 122 Earl's Road, Southampton.
When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 6 April 1912, he was still resident at 122 Earl's Road, Southampton. His last ship had been the Oceanic. As a trimmer he received monthly wages of £5 10.
Avery was rescued in lifeboat 15.
Avery returned to England. He never married and was still living at the same Earl's Road address when he died on 17 December 1915.
Gavin Bell, UK
Link and cite this page
(2013) James Albert Avery Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #1389, accessed 6th December 2013 07:20:12 AM) URL : http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-survivor/james-frank-avery.html
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr James Albert Avery
Age: 22 years (Male)
Last Residence: at 122 Earl's Road Southampton Hampshire England
Last Ship: Oceanic
First Embarked: Southampton
Rescued (boat 15)
Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
Died: Friday 17th December 1915