Mr William Simmons
Mr William Simmons, 35, was born in in 1876 in Litton, East Harptree, Somerset the son of Matthew Simmons (1846-1910) and Martha Durbin (1846-1922)
In 1900 he was married to Laura Theresa Augusta Ereaut (1880-1970)1 and they went on to have two children.2
According to the 1911 Census they were living at 2 Thackery Road, Southampton – William was recorded as a ship’s cook.
When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4 April 1912, he gave his age as 32. He was still living at 2 Thackeray Road. His last ship had been the Olympic. As a 'passage cook' he received monthly wages of £7.
Simmons died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.
References and Sources
Alphabetical List of the Crew of the "Titanic", Public Record Office (BT100/259)
Philip Hind (Editor)
Andrew J. Davidson, UK
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr William Simmons
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