About Frederick Sutton
- Name: Mr Frederick Sutton
- Born: Saturday 15th June 1850
- Age: 61 years
- Last Residence: in Haddonfield New Jersey United States
- Occupation: Property Developer / Real Estate
- 1st Class passenger
- First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
- Ticket No. 36963 , £32 6s 5d
- Cabin No.: D50
- Died in the sinking.
- Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 46)
- Buried: at Sea on Sunday 21st April 1912.
Mr Frederick Sutton, 61, was born in Suffolk, East Anglia on 15 June 1850.
A resident of Haddenfield, New Jersey, Mr Sutton was a real-estate developer. He made a considerable fortune developing the fishing viliage of Wildwood at the beginning of the century. In 1912 he was having a large house built for himself on 26th St. While the house was being completed he decided to tour Europe and return in time to move into the house.
He boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a first class passenger (ticket number 36963, £32 6s 5d). He occupied cabin D-50.
Sutton died in the sinking, his body was recovered by the MacKay Bennett (#46) and buried at sea.
NO. 46. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 60. - HAIR, BROWN; BEARD, GREY.
CLOTHING - Black coat, vest and trousers; black boots.
EFFECTS - Gold watch and chain; tie clip; pocket book; knife; three silver spons with Norwich enamel crest; watch fob; gold seal ring with "F. S."; Freeman Medal; $60.00 in travellers' cheques; £2. 10s. in gold, 16s. in silver, $13 loose coins in purse; circular letter of credit for £100, Kountz Bros., N. Y., No. D. 18331; two silver thimbles; eyeglasses in case; silver whistle.
NAME - FRED SUTTON.
Notes The house Sutton was having built was eventually purchased and turned into a medical clinic by a woman named Dr. Mace who was one of the first woman to obtain a medical degree in the U.S.. The house is no longer standing.
References and Sources
- Atlantic City Daily Press, 20 April 1912, Friend of Rev. Hudson's Perished in Wreck
- Atlantic City Daily Press, 30 April 1912, Probate Will of Titanic Victim
- Record of Bodies and Effects (#46)
- Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55)
- Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public Archives of Nova Scotia)
- Tom Perri, USA
- Hermann Söldner, Germany
- Craig Stringer, UK
- Geoff Whitfield, UK