Mr William Carney, 31, was born in Bristol.
When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 6 April 1912, he gave his address as 11 Cairo Street, West Derby Road, Liverpool. His last ship had been the Majestic. As a first class lift attendant he received monthly wages of £3 15s.
© Bob Knuckle,Canada
Carney died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#251) and he was buried at Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia on 8 May 1912.
NO. 251 - MALE - ESTIMATED AGE, 50 - HAIR, FAIR
CLOTHING - Brown suit; steward's jacket and buttons; blue pants below.
EFFECTS - Nail clipper; keys; comb; letters; gold ring.
NAME - William Carney
11 Caird St, West Derby Rd, Liverpool.
References and Sources
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.
Chris Dohany, USA
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr William Carney
Age: 31 years
Marital Status: Single.
Last Residence: in Liverpool Merseyside England
Occupation: Lift Steward
First Embarked: Southampton
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 251)
Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Monday 6th May 1912.
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