About Henry Wellesley Ashe
- Name: Mr Henry Wellesley Ashe
- Age: 32 years
- Marital Status: Married.
- Last Residence: in Liverpool Merseyside England
- Occupation: Glory Hole Steward Victualling crew
- First Embarked: Southampton
- Died in the sinking. Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 34)
- Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Wednesday 8th May 1912.
© Bob Knuckle, Canada
Mr Henry Wellesley Ashe, 32, was born in Liverpool.
When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 15 Wiresdale Road (Aintree) Liverpool. His last ship had been the Olympic. As a glory-hole steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s
Ashe died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#34). He was buried at Fairview cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia on 8 May 1912.
NO. 34 - MALE - ESTIMATED AGE, 34 - HAIR, DARK; MOUSTACHE LIGHT CLOTHING - Blue suit and green shirt.
EFFECTS - Gold watch and chain; keys; knife; 2 books; Freemasons' book; photos; papers; lodge badge; "Nat. Union Ship's Stewards, Butchers and Bakers."
NAME - H.W.ASHE, 15 or 17 Wysdale, Aintree
Available Documents Crew Particulars of Engagement Record of Bodies and Effects (#34)
References 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., Manuscript Group 100, Vol. 229, No. 3d, Accession 1976-191, c. Friday May 3, dark purple card covers, initial page entitled, Key to accompanying List showing how bodies have been disposed of:, probably printed in Halifax, N.S., 76 pp., unpaged, Body No. 1 to 306 inclusive: annotated in red ink below each body's data with burial permit and cemetery data, and with two extra typed pages added for the Minia, Montmagny and Algerine; Body Nos. 307 to 324 inclusive, Nos. 326 to 329 inclusive and No. 330 respectively.
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