Mr Charles Frederick Shillabeer
Charles Frederick Shillabeer was born in Southampton, Hampshire, England on 2 December 1892. He was the son of John Shillabeer (1856-1928), a mariner, and Emily Browning (1860-1920).
John and Emily had married in Southampton in 1879 and went on to have seven children: Henry George, John, William James, Florence Mabel, George, Reginald and Charles Frederick. By the time of the 1911 census Charles is still at home and described as a bottler in a brewery.
By 1912 Charles had already begun a career at sea and when he signed on to the Titanic he gave his address as 21 Nelson Road, Southampton and his previous ship as the Oceanic. As a trimmer he could expect to earn monthly wages of £6 10s
Charles was lost in the disaster and his body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett and later buried on May 8, 1912 in Halifax, Nova Scotia:
References and Sources
United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List
Philip Hind (Editor)
Gavin Bell, UK
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr Charles Frederick Shillabeer
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