Mr Frederick Bernard Wrapson
Frederick Bernard Wrapson, 18, was born in 1893 in Southampton, his birth being registered in the last quarter of that year. His parents were William Alfred Wrapson (1856-1899) and Emily Hammond (1854-1939), both natives of Fareham, Hampshire who had married in 1875. He had seven siblings: Rosa Emily, Frank, Harry Hammond, George Alfred, Charles Edward, Herbert William and Alice May.
The family appear to be absent for the 1901 census returns but reappear for the 1911 census. By this they are living at 33 Southampton Street, Bedford Place, Southampton. Frederick's mother is a widow and he himself is described as a railway porter.
Frederick, who was unmarried, had previously served aboard Olympic.
He was on board the Titanic for her delivery trip from Belfast to Southampton. When he signed-on again, in Southampton, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 33 Southampton. Street, (Southampton). His last ship had been the Olympic. As a 1st class assistant pantry steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s.
Wrapson died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.
References and Sources
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
Gavin Bell, UK
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Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr Frederick Bernard Wrapson
Born in Southampton Hampshire England
Age: 18 years (Male)
Marital Status: Single.
Last Residence: at 33 Southampton Street Southampton Hampshire England - Map
Occupation: Assistant Pantryman Steward
Last Ship: Olympic
First Embarked: Belfast on Monday 1st April 1912
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body Not Recovered