Mr Frank John Goldsmith

Mr Frank John Goldsmith, 33, was born January 27, 1879. A resident of Stroud, Kent he was emigrating to America with his wife Emily Alice Brown and 9 year old son Frankie. Another son, Bertie, had died from diptheria towards the end of 1911.

Frank worked as a tool maker, among their possessions stored in the hold of the Titanic were the tools he used in his trade. The family were travelling to Detroit, Michigan.

Frank and his family boarded the Titanic at Southampton as third class passengers. Travelling to Detroit with them were his friend Thomas Theobald and Alfred Rush.

Frank Goldsmith died in the sinking.

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The Goldsmith Family, circa 1911


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