Mr Hugh H. Roberts, 40, was born in Holyhead.
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 39 Midmay Rd. Bootle (?). His last ship had been the Baltic. As a bedroom steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s.
Roberts died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#93) and buried at sea on 23 April 1912.
NO. 93. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 30. - HAIR AND MOUSTACHE, LIGHT.
CLOTHING - Black coat; steward's coat; two waistcoats; black boots; brown and blue striped pajamas; false teeth top jaw.
NO MARKS ON BODY OR CLOTHING.
EFFECTS - Ship's keys; letter in pocket to "H.H. Roberts".
NAME - H. H. ROBERTS. 39 Mary Rd., Liverpool.
References and Sources
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
Particulars of Engagement (Belfast), Ulster Folk and Transport Museum (TRANS 2A/45 381)
White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett"
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr Hugh H. Roberts
Holyhead Anglesey Wales
Age: 40 years
Marital Status: Married.
Last Residence: at 39 Mildmay Road, Bootle Liverpool Merseyside England - Map
Occupation: Bed Room Steward
Last Ship: Baltic
First Embarked: Belfast on Monday 1st April 1912
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 93)
Buried: at Sea on Tuesday 23rd April 1912.
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