Mrs Grace Charity Robins (née Laury)
Mrs Grace Charity Robins (nee Laury), 47, known as Charity, was born 18 January 1865 in St Austell, Cornwall. The daughter of James Laury (Tin Miner) and Susan Laury. She was the sister of Elizabeth, Walter and Marion, the family lived in Union Road close to the Robins and Nancarrow families.
She married Alexander A Robins in the latter part of 1880. They subsequently emigrated to Yonkers, NY along with their son, Alexander Robins and their daughter, Alice Ann who subsequently became Mrs Curtin. Alexander and Charity returned to Cornwall for a family visit in early 1912 and subsequently returned to the USA on the Titanic, 3rd class under ticket number 3337, costing them £14 10s with Charity's nephew, William Henry Nancarrow.
Mrs Robins died in the sinking, her body, and that of her husband was subsequently recovered by the MacKay Bennett.
The remains were taken to her daughter who was living at 24 Garfield Street, Yonkers, NY. She was subsequently interred in the Oakland Cemetery, Yonkers with her husband.
References and Sources
Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public Archives of Nova Scotia) (#7)
Philip Hind (Editor)
Steve Coombes, UK
Chris Dohany, USA
Brian Ticehurst, UK
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