William Carney (c.1881 - 1912) MP

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Birthplace: Bristol, Bristol, UK
Death: Died in TITANIC at sea
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 251)
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About William Carney


  • Name: Mr William Carney
  • Age: 31 years
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Last Residence: in Liverpool Merseyside England
  • Occupation: Lift Steward Victualling crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Died in the sinking. Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 251)
  • Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Monday 6th May 1912.

Mr William Carney, 31, was born in Bristol.

When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 6 April 1912, he gave his address as 11 Cairo Street, West Derby Road, Liverpool. His last ship had been the Majestic. As a first class lift attendant he received monthly wages of £3 15s.

© Bob Knuckle,Canada

Carney died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#251) and he was buried at Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia on 8 May 1912.


CLOTHING - Brown suit; steward's jacket and buttons; blue pants below.

EFFECTS - Nail clipper; keys; comb; letters; gold ring.

NAME - William Carney 11 Caird St, West Derby Rd, Liverpool.

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. Details compiled from records of the "Mackay-Bennett". Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S.

Credits Chris Dohany, USA

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Bristol, Bristol, UK
April 15, 1912
Age 31
TITANIC at sea
May 6, 1912
Age 31
Halifax, Halifax County, NS, Canada