About Edward Alfred Orlando Stroud
- Name: Mr Edward Alfred Orlando Stroud
- Age: 19 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 Edward 'Ted' Alfred Orlando Stroud 1, 19, was born in Southampton. 2 His mother was Caroline Louisa Stroud.3
When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 120 Malmesbury Road, (Southampton). His last ship had been the St Paul. As a second class steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s.4
Also aboard was Harry John Stroud, possibly a relative of Ted's5, who was a second class steward on the Titanic.
Both men died in the sinking. 6 Their bodies, if recovered, were never identified.7
Ted's mother received financial aid of 3s 0d per week from the Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund.8
The Hampshire Independent Saturday, 17 April 1915
In fond and loving memory of Edward Alfred Orlando (Ted), eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Stroud . . . No more we'll see his happy face, Which used to lighten every care, The land of bliss is now his home, And we shall meet him there.9
Notes 1. Brian Ticehurst, Correspondence with Editor 2. Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259): 'E. Stroud' 3. Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund Booklets and Minute Books: (#595) 4. Agreement and Account of Crew op.cit. 5. They are sometimes listed as brothers, no evidence of this has yet come to light and the Mansion House lists suggest otherwise. 6. Casualty List, Public Record Office (BT100/259) 7. White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett" 8. Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund Booklets and Minute Books: (#595) 9. Hampshire Independent, Saturday, 17 April 1915, In Memoriam Credits Hermann Söldner, Germany Brian Ticehurst, UK