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.
1. Sometimes listed as "Robertson".
References and Sources
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
Philip Hind (Editor)
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Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
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