William Edward Farquharson

Mr William Edward Farquharson

William Edward Farquharson Mr William Edward Farquharson was born in Liverpool in 1873, the son of George Walter and Elizabeth Farquharson. He served his apprenticeship with Messrs. Higginson of Liverpool and then joined the Anglo-American Tool Company.

Farquharson went to sea at the age of 22 years initially with Johnson & Co. Ltd and then aboard ships owned by John Markwood of Liverpool. He joined the White Star line in 1900 as Assistant Second Engineer aboard the Teutonic later transferring to the Seuvic on which he served for over three years before moving to the Majestic as Junior Second Engineer. Later he held the rank of Senior Second Engineer aboard the Teutonic and the Oceanic.

He "stood-by" the Titanic during the latter stages of her construction and died when she was lost at sea.

Wiliiam Farquharson lived at 90 Wilton Avenue, Southampton and left a widow, Martha, and three children. His estate was valued at 428 7s


Memorial to William Farquharson on the family grave at Toxteth Park Cemetery, Southdown Road, Liverpool.
Courtesy of Stephen Quinn, UK

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William Farquharson

WILLIAM FARQUHARSON

 

Articles and Stories

Minutes of Titanic Relief Fund, Liverpool Area Committee: William Farquharson

(1915) 

MINUTES OF TITANIC RELIEF FUND, LIVERPOOL AREA COMMITTEE: WILLIAM FARQUHARSON

 
Probate Report: William Farquharson

(1912) 

PROBATE REPORT: WILLIAM FARQUHARSON

 
Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund: William Farquharson

(1913) 

MANSION HOUSE TITANIC RELIEF FUND: WILLIAM FARQUHARSON

 
Various Memorials to William Farquharson

VARIOUS MEMORIALS TO WILLIAM FARQUHARSON

 
In Memoriam: William Farquharson

Hampshire Independent  (1912) 

IN MEMORIAM: WILLIAM FARQUHARSON

 
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