Mr Percival Thorneycroft

Mr Percival Thorneycroft, 36, was born in Leeds, Kent in 1875, the son of Agricultural Labourer Thomas Thorneycroft and his wife Drucilla. He married Florence Stears on 26th December, 1899.

In 1912 Percy and Florence were living in Maidstone, Kent.

He boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger (ticket number 376564, 16, 2s). He was travelling with his wife Florence from Maidstone to Clinton, New York. Their last address was given as 14 Walter St., Penge, London. Travelling with them was Robert Guest.

Mr Thorneycroft lost his life in the disaster. His body, if recovered, was never identified.

British Census 1881
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
Names and Descriptions of British Passengers Embarked at the Port of Southampton, 10 April 1912 (PRO London, BT 27/780B)
Marriages, births, deaths and injuries that have occurred on board during the voyage (PRO London, BT 100/259-260)

Phillip Gowan, USA
Hermann Sldner, Germany
Geoff Whitfield, UK

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