About Dollina Margaret Ford
- Name: Miss Dollina Margaret Ford
- Born: Saturday 13th June 1891
- Age: 20 years
- Last Residence: in Rotherfield England
- Occupation: Servant
- 3rd Class passenger
- First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
- Ticket No. 6608 , £34 7s 6d
- Destination: Essex County United States
- Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered
Dollina Margaret Ford was born to Margaret and Edward Ford on the 13th June 1891 in Hadlow Down, a small village in East Sussex. Her father registered her birth on the 29th of July. She was the couples first child. She was Baptised at the Parish Church of St Marks on the 23rd of August 1891, a year after her parents Edward and Margaret were married there.
In 1895 she was living in Mayfield East Sussex.
She attended Rotherfield Council School where she was enrolled in the main school on the 1st of May 1899. The school register gives her birth as the 12th of June 1891. She recieved a Certificate for good attendence whilst at the school. She achieved the 6 Standards required by the Education Board before leaving after May 1906. She gained employment as a domestic servant.
Dollina boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger, together with her mother and siblings. All were lost in the disaster. Their bodies, if recovered, were never identified. Travelling Companions (on same ticket) Mrs Margaret Ann Watson Ford Mr Edward Watson Ford Mr William Neal Thomas Ford Miss Robina Maggie Ford Travelling Companions Mrs Eliza Johnston Aunt Mr Andrew Emslie Johnston Uncle Master William Andrew Johnston cousin Miss Catherine Nellie Johnston Cousin Miss Alice Phoebe Harknett Notes In the passenger list she is listed as "Daisy" Ford.
References and Sources ESRO Lewes East Sussex Birth Certificate Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55) Names and Descriptions of British Passengers Embarked at the Port of Southampton, 10 April 1912 (PRO London, BT 27/780B) Marriages, births, deaths and injuries that have occurred on board during the voyage (PRO London, BT 100/259-260)
Credits Emma Richardson