Mr W. Boothby
|Name: Mr W. Boothby
Age: 36 years
Marital Status: Married.
Last Residence: in Shirley Hampshire England
Occupation: Bed Room Steward
First Embarked: Southampton
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 107)
Buried: at Sea on Wednesday 24th April 1912.
Mr W. Boothby, 36, was born in Norfolk.
When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 50 Troy Road, St. Denys. His last ship had been the Olympic. As a bedroom steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s.
Boothby died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#107). He was buried at sea on 24 April 1912.
NO. 107. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 42. - HAIR, FAIR. PROMINENT TEETH.
CLOTHING - Uniform jacket and vest; White Star belt; pajamas.
EFFECTS - Pouch; pipe; knife; keys; 2s. 3 1/2d. and 1 franc.
NAME - W. BOOTHBY.
Crew Particulars of Engagement
Record of Bodies and Effects (#107)
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
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. Details compiled from records of the "Mackay-Bennett". Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S., Manuscript Group 100, Vol. 229, No. 3d, Accession 1976-191, c. Friday May 3, dark purple card covers, initial page entitled, Key to accompanying List showing how bodies have been disposed of:, probably printed in Halifax, N.S., 76 pp., unpaged, Body No. 1 to 306 inclusive: annotated in red ink below each body's data with burial permit and cemetery data, and with two extra typed pages added for the Minia, Montmagny and Algerine; Body Nos. 307 to 324 inclusive, Nos. 326 to 329 inclusive and No. 330 respectively.
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