William Henry Marsh Parr (1882 - 1912) MP

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Birthplace: from Belfast, Northern Ireland
Death: Died in At Sea - Titanic Casualty
Occupation: Assistant Manager -Electrical Dept.
Managed by: June Barnes
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About William Henry Marsh Parr


  • Name: Mr William Henry Marsh Parr
  • Born: 1882
  • Age: 29 years
  • Last Residence: in Belfast Northern Ireland
  • Occupation: Electrician
  • 1st Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Belfast
  • Ticket No. 112052
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

Mr William Henry Marsh Parr was assistant manager of the electrical department at Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast. He joined the Titanic as a member of the nine-strong guarantee group. Parr lost his life in the disaster, his body, if recovered, was never identified.


Among the Missing

Liverpool Echo

Wednesday 17 April 1912

One of the Titanic’s first-class passengers not yet accounted for is Mr. W. H. Parr, a young electrical engineer, whose wife, with her infant child, is now in Northwich on a visit to her father, Mr. Joseph Poole, a guardian over-seer and a well-known mid-Cheshire public man.

Mr. Parr, who was on the staff of Messrs. Harland and Wolff, Belfast, was with the Titanic to supervise electrical plant. He was formerly at Horwich Locomotive Works.

Mr. and Mrs. Parr have only been married twenty months. Related Biographies: William Henry Marsh Parr Contributor Inger Sheil

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from Belfast, Northern Ireland
April 15, 1912
Age 30
At Sea - Titanic Casualty