Ellen Mary Barber

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Ellen Mary Barber

Also Known As: "Nellie"
Birthplace: Penshurst, Tonbridge, Kent, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Hopkins Barber and Fanny Barber
Sister of Edith Emily Barber

Occupation: Ladies Maid
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Immediate Family

About Ellen Mary Barber


  • Name: Miss Ellen "Nellie" Barber
  • Age: 26 years
  • Occupation: Personal Maid to Mrs Julia Florence Cavendish
  • 1st Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 19877 , £78 17s
  • Rescued (boat 6)
  • Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912

Miss Ellen "Nellie" Barber, 26, was born in Penshurst, Tonbridge, England, where her father lived at The Square.

She boarded the Titanic at Southampton as maid to Mrs Tyrell William Cavendish. Her last permanent residence was in Stafford. She travelled on the Cavendish's ticket (No. 19877). Mrs Cavendish and Miss Barber were rescued in lifeboat 6. She sent a Marconigramm to her parents' address, it was transmitted at 9.40 pm, probably on 18 April 1912:

Mrs Barber Penshurst nr Tonbridge Kent England



Travelling Companions (on same ticket)

  • Mr Tyrell William Cavendish
  • Mrs Julia Florence Cavendish

References and Sources

  • Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
  • List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States Immigration Officer At Port Of Arrival (Date: 18th-19th June 1912, Ship: Carpathia) - National Archives, NWCTB 85 T715 Vol 4183
  • John Booth & Sean Coughlan (1993) Titanic Signals of Disaster. White Star Publicatons, Westbury, Wiltshire. ISBN 0 9518190 1 1


  • Hermann Söldner, Germany
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Ellen Mary Barber's Timeline

September 1885
Kent, England