© Bill Fowler, Canada
Mr Thomas Ferguson Baxter was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on 10 August 1856 the son of David Baxter and Elizabeth Ferguson, 48, signed on to the Titanic as F. Baxter, he gave his address as Atherley Rd, Southampton.
Baxter died in the sinking, his body was later recovered by the cable ship Mackay-Bennett.
NO. 235. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 40. - HAIR, DARK.
CLOTHING - Blue suit; vest with company button; coat with buttons; "T. B." on singlet.
EFFECTS - One nickel watch and ship's keys; "T. F. B."; clothes marked "Baxter."
NAME - T. F. BAXTER.
According to the burial records he was interred at Mount Olivet Cemetery on 6 May 1912. However his grave lies today at Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
References and Sources
White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett" Including Bodies Buried at Sea and Bodies Delivered at Morgue in Halifax, N.S. (#235)
Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950
Peter Engberg, Sweden