Mr Montague Vincent Mathias, 28, was born at Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales in 1883 the son of Post Office Official Montague Bransby Mathias (1849, Plymouth - 1914, Rochford, Essex) and Frances Rosina (nee Hunter, 1859 - 1894).
In 1891 the family were living in Walthamstow (near West Ham).
When he signed on to the Titanic on 6 April 1912, he gave his address as 2 Western Esplanade, Southampton. His previous ship was the Olympic. His wages were £4 per month.
Mathias died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.
Mathias was married in 1907 (Windsor, Berkshire) to Gertrude Ann Lucas1, the older sister of Titanic seaman William Lucas, and in 1911 they were living at 46 Osborne Road, St Denys, Southampton with 3-year-old son also called Montague2.
- Getrude Ann Lucas (11 Aug 1883, Winchester - 1972, Winchester). She was the sister of Titanic survivor William Arthur Lucas.
- Montague Mathias (11 April 1908, Southampton - 1989, Winchester)
References and Sources
General Register Office Reocirds of Births, Marriages and Deaths.
United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List
Hermann Söldner, Germany
Bill Wormstedt, USA