Mr Arthur Lawrence, 35, was born in London.
He initially signed-on to the Titanic in Belfast for her delivery trip to Southampton. When he signed-on again, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 66 Old Oxford Street, (Southampton). His last ship had been the Adriatic. As a saloon steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s.
Lawrence died in the sinking. His body was later recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#90).
NO. 90. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 35. - HAIR, MEDIUM.
CLOTHING - Black rainproof coat; dark mixture suit; white steward's coat marked " A. Laurance"' knitted vest; green and pink pajamas.
EFFECTS - Gun metal watch and chain; button book; bundle letters; two fountain pens; pocket knife; keys; book of stamps; empty purse.
NAME - A. LAWRENCE.
The body was taken to Halifax, Nova Scotia and forwarded, on 4 May, to Liverpool via Boston on the Arabic (sailed 7 May).
Arthur Lawrence was buried at West Derby Cemetery, Liverpool, England.
Had a wife (Lily) and young son, wife ran a sweet shop at Rochford, Essex.
References and Sources
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
Particulars of Engagement (Belfast), Ulster Folk and Transport Museum (TRANS 2A/45 381)
White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett" Brian Ticehurst (1996) Titanic's Memorials World wide: Where they are Located. ISBN 1 871733 05 7
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Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr Arthur Lawrence
London London England
Age: 35 years
Last Residence: at West Street Rochford Essex England - Map
Occupation: Saloon Steward
Last Ship: Adriatic
First Embarked: Belfast on Monday 1st April 1912
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 90)
Buried: West Derby Cemetery Liverpool Merseyside England
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