About Walter Binstead
1901 Censu - Southampton - see attached as possible family of 9 year old Walter Binstead
Deaths Jun 1959
BINSTEAD Walter W. 67 Southampton 6b 641
- Name: Mr Walter Binstead
- Born: Wednesday 9th November 1892
- Age: 19 years
- Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England
- Occupation: Trimmer
- Last Ship: New York
- Engine crew
- First Embarked: Southampton
- Rescued (boat 3)
- Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
- Died: 1967* See below 1959
Mr Walter Binstead, 19, was born in Southampton on 9 November 1892.
When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 6 April 1912, he gave his address as 49 Endle St., (Southampton). Before joining the Titanic he had served on the New York, the vessel with which Titanic was almost in collision when leaving Southampton on 10 April 1912. Binstead had previously worked as a Fireman but on the Titanic he was employed as a Trimmer. As such he received £5 10s per month. He came aboard at 6 a.m. on 10 April.
Mr Binstead was rescued (possibly in lifeboat 3)
Walter W. Binstead died in spring of 1959 in Southampton at age 67.
References and Sources
- Crew Particulars of Engagement
- Chris Dohany, USA
- Michael Poirier, USA
- Brian Ticehurst, UK