Mr Alfred Maytum, 49, was born in Kent.
(Daily Sketch 18 April 1912).
When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 6 April, 1912 he gave his address as 12 Stafford Rd, (Southampton). His last ship had been the Olympic. As chief butcher he received monthly wages of £6.
Grave in Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax, N.S.
(© Bob Knuckle, Canada).
Maytum died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#141) and he was buried at Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia on 8 May 1912.
NO. 141 ? MALE ? ESTIMATED AGE 30 ? HAIR & MOUSTACHE, LIGHT
CLOTHING ? Striped coat; white coat marked "A. May"; striped flannel shirt; blue trousers.
EFFECTS ? Keys marked "Butcher"; stud; plain gold ring; six pence.
Height 5 ft. 3½ in.; Weight, 158 lbs.
Age, about 50.
Hair, Sandy, very Thin on Top of Head; Moustache very Light
Marks, Second and Fourth Upper Teeth, left side, Missing.
Buried at Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, N.S...
Wore white coat marked "A. May." Carried keys marked "Butcher". Effects include picture post card addressed Mrs Kempsey, Antrim Place, Antrim Road, Belfast.
References and Sources
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
Daily Sketch, April 18, 1912
White Star Line (1912) Disposition of Bodies ex Titanic Recovered up to May 13, 1912. Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Library Call No. VK T53 D63,
White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett"
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr Alfred Maytum
Age: 52 years
Marital Status: Married.
Last Residence: at 12 Stafford Road Southampton Hampshire England - Map
Occupation: Chief Butcher
Last Ship: Olympic
First Embarked: Belfast on Monday 1st April 1912
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 141)
Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Wednesday 8th May 1912.
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