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Grace Charity Robins (Laury)

Birthplace: St Austell, Cornwall, UK
Death: Died in Titanic
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body recovered
Place of Burial: USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Laury and Susan Laury
Wife of Alexander A. Robins
Mother of Alexander Robins
Sister of Walter Laury; Elizabeth Laury and Marion Laury

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About Grace Charity Robins

Mrs Grace Charity Robins (née Laury)

  • Born: Wednesday 18th January 1865
  • Age: 47 years
  • Married to Alexander A. Robins.
  • Last Residence: in St. Austell Cornwall England
  • 3rd Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 3337 , £14 10s
  • Destination: Yonkers United States
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 7)
  • Buried: Oakland Cemetery Yonkers United States

Mrs Alexander A. Robins (Grace Charity Laury), 47, known as Charity, was born 18 January 1865 in St Austell, Cornwall. The daughter of James Laury (Tin Miner) and Susan Laury. She was the sister of Elizabeth, Walter and Marion, the family lived in Union Road close to the Robins and Nancarrow families.

She married Alexander A Robins in the latter part of 1880. They subsequently emigrated to Yonkers, NY along with their son, Alexander Robins and their daughter, Alice Ann who subsequentl y became Mrs Curtin. Alexander and Charity returned to Cornwall for a famil y visit in early 1912 and subsequently returned to the USA on 'Titanic, 3rd class under ticket number 3337, costing them £14 10s with Charity's nephew, William Henry Nancarrow.

Mrs Robins died in the sinking, her body, and that of her husband was subsequently recovered by the MacKay Bennett.

NO. 7. - FEMALE - ESTIMATED AGE, 6O. - HAIR, GREY. CLOTHING - Blue waterproof; black skirt and undershirt; white undervest and Chemise; black lawn shoes and black stockings; set false upper teeth.

EFFECTS - 1 gold ring; 1 wedding ring, and 1 diamond ring; purse "A. Robins" 2nd class ticket Olympic, 145; gold watch and chain; 2 receipted accounts and excess luggage ticket Plymouth, Great Western docks; £60 in 5 notes and other coins.


NAME - Mrs A. ROBINS. The remains were taken to her daughter who was living at 24 Garfield Street, Yonkers, NY. She was subsequently interred in the Oakland Cemetery, Yonkers with her husband.

Documents Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public Archives of Nova Scotia) (#7)

Acknowledgements Steve Coombes, UK Chris Dohany, USA Brian Ticehurst, UK

Travelling Companions (on same ticket) Mr Alexander A. Robins

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Grace Charity Robins's Timeline

January 18, 1865
St Austell, Cornwall, UK
April 15, 1912
Age 47