Austin Partner

Mr Austin Partner

Austin Partner


(Courtesy of Tim Everson, UK)

Mr Austin Partner, 40, was born 30 November 1871.

A resident of Tolworth, Surbiton Hill, Surrey, Mr Partner was a stockbroker known on both sides of the Atlantic. Ten days before he sailed, he had begun a new job with the brokerage firm of Myer and Robertson and was coming to Canada to familiarize himself with an affiliated firm, Robinson and Black. It would be his 17th trip to Canada. Married, with two boys, one 12, the other 9, he was going to first to Toronto and then to Winnipeg.

He boarded the Titanic at Southampton (ticket number 113043, 28 10s), he occupied cabin C-142.

Mr Partner died in the sinking, his body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#166):

NO. 166. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 45. - HAIR, FAIR,

CLOTHING - Blue suit.

EFFECTS - Cigar case; silver cigarette case, marked "A. P."; cigar cutter; gold hunter watch; keys; gold links; 3 gold studs; 9s. 3 1/2d; $50.00 in gold; 3 in gold; 5 in note; pocketbook; $71.00.

FIRST CLASS PASSENGER.

NAME - AUSTEN PARTNER.

On 7 May 1912 the body was forwarded to New York for shipment to England aboard the S. S. Minnehaha which sailed 11 May 1912. He was buried at St. Mary's Churchyard, Long Ditton, Surrey, England


Michael A. Findlay, USA

References and Sources

White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett" Including Bodies Buried at Sea and Bodies Delivered at Morgue in Halifax, N.S. Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S., Manuscript Group 100, Vol. 229, No. 3d, Accession 1976-191, 76 pp., unpaged. (#166)
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
Alan Hustak (1999) Titanic: The Canadian Story. Vhicule Press. ISBN 1 55065 113 7
Brian Ticehurst (1996) Titanic''s Memorials World wide: Where they are Located. ISBN 1 871733 05 7

Credits
Alan Hustak, Canada
Hermann Sldner, Germany
Craig Stringer, UK
Geoff Whitfield, UK

Pictures

Austin Partner

AUSTIN PARTNER

 
Austin and Nellie Partner

AUSTIN AND NELLIE PARTNER

 
Austin Partner

AUSTIN PARTNER

 

Articles and Stories

Partner Departed

The Times  (1912) 

PARTNER DEPARTED

 
Gravestone

GRAVESTONE

 
The Titanic Disaster

Borough of West Ham, East Ham, and Stratford Express  (1912) 

THE TITANIC DISASTER

 
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