Charles Henry Davies

Mr Charles Henry Davies was born in Bramshaw, Hampshire, England in the Spring of 1893.

He was the eldest child of Ernest Davies (b. 1865), a farmer, and Edith Biddlecombe (b. 1867), both Bramshaw natives who had married in 1892. He had three siblings: Arthur Frank (b. 1894), Robert Edward (b. 1897) and Elsie May (b. 1900).

The family are living at an unspecified address in Bramshaw on the 1901 census and later at Brook Hill, Bramshaw on the 1911 census. On the latter record Charles is described as a general domestic servant.

Davies boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a second class passenger (joint ticket number 14879 which cost £73, 10s) and he was travelling with Ambrose Hood, William Dibden, Percy William Deacon, Leonard Mark Hickman , Lewis Hickman and Stanley George Hickman, all from the same locale. He was travelling to Eden, Manitoba.

Charles Davies died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.

The seven men also remembered on a memorial plaque in St Peter's Church:

Percy Deacon 17 Years old
William Dibden 18 Years Old
Charles Henry Davies 19 Years Old
Ambrose Hood 21 Years Old
Stanley George Hickman 21 Years Old
Leonard Mark Hickman 24 Years Old
Lewis Hickman 32 Years Old
All Of The Parish Who Were Lost In The Wreck Of The
S S Titanic On April 15th 1912 Through Collision With An
Iceberg In The Atlantic

His mother died in 1925 and his father in 1929.

References and Sources

Marriages, Births, Deaths and Injuries, White Star Line 1912 (PRO London, BT 100/260)

Newspaper Articles

Portsmouth Evening News (26 April 1912) Items of interest
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  1. Rebecca Tilley said:

    The address is Lyndhurst, New Forest

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