Mrs Hypatia McLaren (née Draco)

Mrs Hypatia McLaren (nee Draco), 40, was born in Liverpool in the spring of 1869 the daughter of Turkish immigrant Emmanuel Paudeli Draco (1836 -1891) and Liverpool born Heléne Maria Papavanni (1846 - 1899). She had four known siblings: Pantaleon Emmanuel ("Pandeli") (1873-1941), George Emmauel (1874-1946), Basilio E. (Basil) (1875-1948) and Michael Constantine Emmanuel (1878-1928).

She married engineer Robert McLaren in Italy in 1906.

When she signed-on to the Titanic on 6 April 1912 she gave her address as 9 Shirley Road, (Southampton). Her last ship had been the Romanic. As a stewardess she received monthly wages of £3 10s.

She was rescued in lifeboat 5.

Mrs McLaren lived with her husband in West Didsbury, South of Manchester they appear not to have had any children

She died at Withington Hospital, Manchester on 21 February 1959 aged 90; she left her estate worth £293 7s 7d to her neice Rita Draco (daughter of her brother Pantaleon).

Peter Engbeg, Sweden

References and Sources
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)

Articles and Stories

Identifying Titanic stewardesses



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