Mr George Edward Roberton
George Edward Roberton was born in Southampton, Hampshire, England on 4 September 1892. He was the son of Thomas Alexander Roberton (1861-1937) and Alice Lydia Bickers (1863-1936).
He first appears on the 1901 census living at 31 Mount Street, Southampton with his parents and his siblings: James, Alexander, Nellie and Emily. His father was described as a dock labourer.
When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 36 Mount Street, (Southampton). His last ship had been the Oceanic. As a second class steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s.
George Roberton died in the sinking. His body was later recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#127) and buried at sea on 23 April 1912.
Articles and Stories
1. Sometimes listed as "Robertson".
References and Sources
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
Link and cite this page
(2013) George Edward Roberton Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #2084, accessed 9th December 2013 11:45:11 AM) URL : http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-victim/george-edward-roberton.html
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr George Edward Roberton
Born: Sunday 4th September 1892
Age: 19 years 7 months and 11 days. (Male)
Marital Status: Single.
Last Residence: at 36 Mount Street Southampton Hampshire England
Occupation: Assistant Saloon Steward (2nd Class)
Last Ship: Oceanic
First Embarked: Southampton on Thursday 4th April 1912
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 127)
Buried: at Sea on Tuesday 23rd April 1912.