About Hubert Prouse Perriton
- Name: Mr Hubert Prouse Perriton
- Age: 31 years
- Marital Status: Single.
- Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England
- Occupation: Saloon Steward Victualling crew
- First Embarked: Southampton
- Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered
Mr Hubert Prowse Perriton 1, 32, was born in Hampshire, the son of John and Edith Perriton. He was married to Florence and lived at 11 St Andrews Road, Six Dials, Southampton.
Perriton signed-on to the Titanic, on 4 April 1912, his last ship had been the St. Louis. As a saloon steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s.
Perriton died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified. His family later received financial aid from the Lord Mayor's fund 2.
He is mentioned on a Gravestone in the Old Cemetery, Southampton Common, Southampton.
... John the beloved husband of Edith Perriton who died September 13 1907 - Also Hubert Prowse son of the above who lost his life at sea through the foundering of the SS Titanic April 15 1912 aged 31 years.
Notes 1. Sometimes listed as "Prouse" 2. From the Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund Booklet, March 1913: Number 553. Perriton, Edith, mother and unnamed sister. Both class D dependants. 3. Probate Report from Liverpool Library, reads: Perriton, Hubert Prouse, of 11 St. Andrews Road, Southampton. Ships steward. Administration, Winchester 2nd August to Florence Annie Penrose, widow. Effects £131.3s.4d.
References and Sources Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259) Alphabetical List of the Crew of the "Titanic", Public Record Office (BT100/259) Casualty List, Public Record Office (BT100/259) Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund Booklets and Minute Books
Credits Geoff Watts, UK Brian Ticehurst, UK