Torquay Resident Loses Her Son

Torquay Directory

Mrs. Parsons, of Hardene, Bronshill Road, has lost her son. Mr. Edward Parsons, who was chief storekeeper on the Titanic. He had been in connected with the White Star Line for many years, and had previously served on the Oceanic, Teutonic, and Majestic. He leaves a widow and five children at Southampton.

[Footnote: Edward's mother, Mrs Rebecca Parsons was widowed on 17 February 1892 when her husband, James Hill Parsons died at their home, 15 Anstis Street, Plymouth. Sometime following she moved to live at Torquay and at the 1901 census date was living at 27 Sandford Crescent with her eldest married daughter, Edith Reynolds and youngest daughter, Mary Anne (Minnie) Parsons. By 1912 Mrs Rebecca Parsons had moved to the Hardene address in Bronshill Road and continued to live there until her death on 29 November 1922. She was buried in the Torquay Cemetery.]

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2004) Torquay Resident Loses Her Son (Torquay Directory, Wednesday 24th April 1912, ref: #2256, published 22 January 2004, generated 3rd August 2020 11:08:11 PM); URL :