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John Poole Penrose

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Truro, Cornwall, UK
Death: Died in TiTANIC at sea
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered
Place of Burial: Atlantic Ocean
Immediate Family:

Son of Betsy Penrose
Husband of Florence Annie Griffiths
Father of Reginald Penrose; Florence Dorothy Ferinhough and Patrick James Penrose
Brother of Matthew Penrose

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About John Poole Penrose

http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-victim/john-poole-penrose.html

  • Name: Mr John Poole Penrose
  • Born: 1863
  • Born in Mary Tavy Devon England
  • Age: 49 years
  • Married to Florence Ann Penrose.
  • Last Residence: at 30 Southview Road, Inner Avenue Southampton Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Bed Room Steward
  • Last Ship: Olympic
  • Victualling crew
  • First Embarked: Belfast on Monday 1st April 1912
  • Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered

Mr John Poole Penrose, 49, was born in Truro in 1863.

On the 1881 Cornish census he was recorded as aged 18 and was living in Feock (near Truro) and described as a ship's storekeeper.

Penrose was transferred from the Olympic. When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 13 South View Rd. (Southampton) (1). As a first class bedroom steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s. He came aboard the Titanic at 6 a.m. on 10 April.

Penrose died in the sinking, his body, if recovered, was never identified.

Notes The U.S. Senate list gave his address as Southern Rd, Southampton.

References and Sources British Census 1881 United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List

Credits Steve Coombes, UK Chris Dohany, USA Brian Ticehurst, UK

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John Poole Penrose's Timeline

1863
1863
Truro, Cornwall, UK
1891
1891
Age 28
Litherland, Merseyside, UK
1898
1898
Age 35
Litherland, Merseyside, UK
1901
March 1901
Age 38
1912
April 15, 1912
Age 49
TiTANIC at sea
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Atlantic Ocean