George Frederick Charles Talbot

Mr George Frederick Charles Talbot

George Frederick Charles Talbot was born in Southampton, Hampshire, England on 26 December 1891. He was the first child of Alfred George Talbot (1870-1950) and Ellen Ada Ockleford (1874-1961).

George first appears on the 1901 census living at 33 Firgrove Road, Southampton. His father is described as a ship's fireman and also present are his younger siblings William (b. 1894) and Ada Elizabeth (b. 1898). By the time of the 1911 census the family have relocated to 4 Alpha Villas, Lemon Road, Millbrook, Shirley, Southampton. George is described as an unemplyed fitter's assistant.

When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 6 April 1912, he gave the same address he was living at on the 1911 census. His last ship had been the Oceanic. As a third class steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s.

Talbot died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#150) and was buried at Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia on 8 May 1912.

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NO. 150. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 22. - HAIR, BROWN.

CLOTHING - Blue suit; Company's vest and badge.

EFFECTS - Cigarette case; empty purse; two knives.

PORTER No. 20.

NAME - G. F. C. TALBOT,
4 Alpha Villas, Lemon Road,
Shirley, Southampton.

 

References and Sources

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".

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