Mr Henry James Crabb

Mr Henry James Crabb was born at 13 Fountain Street on Wandsworth Road in Lambeth, London, England on 16 March 1889.

He was the son of Richard William Crabb (1855-1926), a railway porter, and Mary Ann Torode (b. 1852): his parents were natives of Alderney and Guernsey in the Channel Islands, respectively and were married around 1877.

One of six children, Henry's siblings were: William Edward (b. 1878), Ernest Charles (b. 1880), Alice (1882-1883), George (1883-1883) and Edith May (b. 1885).

On the 1891 census the Crabb family were shown living at 53 Haslington Street, Kennington, Lambeth and were still present at the same address for the 1901 census. By the time of the 1911 census the family had moved to 101 Firgrove Road, Southampton but Henry was not present and presumably at sea. 

When Henry signed on to the Titanic he gave his address as 101 Firgrove Road, Southampton and his previous ship as the Olympic. As a trimmer he could expect to receive wage of £5 10s per month. 

Henry Crabb was lost in the Titanic disaster. His body, if recovered, was never identified.

CRABB-- In loving memory of our dear son, Henry J. Crabb M.C. - Southern Daily Echo, 15 April 1913

 

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