Edward Arthur Dorkings (1893 - 1954) MP

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Birthplace: London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died
Occupation: Groom
Managed by: June Barnes
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  • Name: Mr Edward Arthur Dorking
  • Born: Sunday 18th June 1893
  • Age: 18 years
  • Last Residence: in Liss Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Groom
  • 3rd Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 10482 , £8 1s
  • Destination: Oglesby United States
  • Rescued (boat B)
  • Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
  • Died: Monday 12th April 1954

Mr Edward Arthur Dorking , 19, a single man from Liss, Hampshire, boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger (ticket number 10482, £8 1s). He was travelling to join his uncle, Fred Cooke at Oglesby, a cement manufacturing town about five miles south of LaSalle, Illinois. Dorking's stepfather Mr John C. Baker lived in Clevedon, England.

After the collision Dorking helped Emily Badman to put on her lifebelt.

Edward Arthur Dorking was rescued in Collapsible B. He was quartered for a time at a New York Hospital before making his way the Illinois where he earned money for a time by relating his experiences in a series of public appearances, as reported by the local press at the time.


  • Buda Plain Dealer, Friday, May 17, 1912, Article
  • Bureau County Republican (Princeton, IL), Thursday, May 2, 1912, Article


  • List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States Immigration Officer At Port Of Arrival (Ship: Carpathia)-National Archives, NWCTB-85-T715-Vol 4183


  • Debbie Brewer, USA
  • Hermann Söldner, Germany
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June 18, 1893
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
April 12, 1954
Age 60