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John Butterworth

Birthplace: Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK
Death: Died
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 116)
Place of Burial: at SEA
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About John Butterworth

  • Name: Mr John Butterworth
  • Born in Manchester England
  • Age: 23 years
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Last Residence: at 270 Priory Road Southampton Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Saloon Steward
  • Last Ship: New York
  • Victualling crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Died in the sinking. Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 116)
  • Buried: at Sea on Wednesday 24th April 1912.

Mr John Butterworth, 23, was born in Manchester.

When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 270 Priory Road, (Southampton). As a first class steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s. His last ship had been the New York.

Butterworth died in the sinking. His body was later recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#116) and buried at sea on 24 April 1912.

NO. 116. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 26. - HAIR, RED.

CLOTHING - Dark clothes with steward's jacket; black boots.

EFFECTS - Cigarette case.


NAME - G. BUTTERWORTH. 270 Priory Rd., St. Dennis.

References and Sources Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259) White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett" Including Bodies Buried at Sea and Bodies Delivered at Morgue in Halifax, N.S. Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S., Manuscript Group 100, Vol. 229, No. 3d, Accession 1976-191, 76 pp., unpaged.

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Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK
April 15, 1912
Age 23
April 24, 1912
Age 23
at SEA