Pirrie death. He was serious in debt of over £300,000. His dear wife Lady Pirrie had no idea of her husband debt and resumed she would be come Chairman H&W. But Owen Philipps of Royal Mail shipping group had a 59% stake in H&W. Therefore owner of H&W! All the expensive properties Pirrie owned had to be sold, so Mrs Pirrie would have still have a good quality of life at No7 Carlo Place London until her death 19th June 1935. Buried in Belfast next to her husband.