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Arthur Lawrence

Birthplace: London, UK
Death: Died in TITANIC at sea
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 90)
Place of Burial: Liverpool, Merseyside, UK
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Brother of Charles Lawrence

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About Arthur Lawrence

  • Name: Mr Arthur Lawrence
  • Born in London London England
  • Age: 35 years
  • Last Residence: at West Street Rochford Essex England - Map
  • Occupation: Saloon Steward
  • Last Ship: Adriatic
  • Victualling crew
  • First Embarked: Belfast on Monday 1st April 1912
  • Died in the sinking. Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 90)
  • Buried: West Derby Cemetery Liverpool Merseyside England

Mr Arthur Lawrence, 35, was born in London.

He initially signed-on to the Titanic in Belfast for her delivery trip to Southampton. When he signed-on again, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 66 Old Oxford Street, (Southampton). His last ship had been the Adriatic. As a saloon steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s.

Lawrence died in the sinking. His body was later recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#90).


CLOTHING - Black rainproof coat; dark mixture suit; white steward's coat marked " A. Laurance"' knitted vest; green and pink pajamas.

EFFECTS - Gun metal watch and chain; button book; bundle letters; two fountain pens; pocket knife; keys; book of stamps; empty purse.



The body was taken to Halifax, Nova Scotia and forwarded, on 4 May, to Liverpool via Boston on the Arabic (sailed 7 May).

Arthur Lawrence was buried at West Derby Cemetery, Liverpool, England.

Notes Had a wife (Lily) and young son, wife ran a sweet shop at Rochford, Essex.

References and Sources Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259) Particulars of Engagement (Belfast), Ulster Folk and Transport Museum (TRANS 2A/45 381) White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett" Brian Ticehurst (1996) Titanic's Memorials World wide: Where they are Located. ISBN 1 871733 05 7

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Southend Standard (1912) TITANIC VICTIM'S FUNERAL

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Arthur Lawrence's Timeline

London, UK
April 15, 1912
Age 35
TITANIC at sea
Liverpool, Merseyside, UK