Mr Ernest T. Barker, 37, was born in London.
When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 6 April 1912, he gave his address
as 4 Grand Parade, Harringay, (London). As a first class steward he received monthly
wages of £3 15s. His last ship had been the Olympic.
Barker died in the sinking. His body was later recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#159) and buried at sea on 24 April 1912.
N0. 159. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 50. - HAIR, FAIR.
CLOTHING - Blue jacket and vest; dark pants; pajamas
EFFECTS - Pipe; knife; pouch.
NAME - ERNEST T. BARKER.
Crew Particulars of Engagement
Record of Bodies and Effects (#159)
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
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. Details compiled from records of the "Mackay-Bennett". Public Archives
of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S., Manuscript Group 100, Vol. 229, No. 3d, Accession
1976-191, c. Friday May 3, dark purple card covers, initial page entitled, Key
to accompanying List showing how bodies have been disposed of:, probably printed
in Halifax, N.S., 76 pp., unpaged, Body No. 1 to 306 inclusive: annotated in red
ink below each body's data with burial permit and cemetery data, and with two
extra typed pages added for the Minia, Montmagny and Algerine;
Body Nos. 307 to 324 inclusive, Nos. 326 to 329 inclusive and No. 330 respectively.
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr Ernest T. Barker
Age: 37 years
Marital Status: Married.
Last Residence: in London London England
Occupation: Saloon Steward
First Embarked: Southampton
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 159)
Buried: at Sea on Wednesday 24th April 1912.
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