Robert James Sawyer

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Robert James Sawyer

Birthdate: (29)
Birthplace: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Death: April 15, 1912 (25-33)
At Sea -Titanic Casualty (Ship Wreck)
Immediate Family:

Son of Frank Sawyer and Hannah Sawyer
Husband of Adelaide Rosina Sawyer
Father of Robert Sawyer; Frank Sawyer; William Sawyer and Percival Sawyer
Brother of Percival Sawyer; Charles Sawyer and Arthur Sawyer

Occupation: Window cleaner on RMS Titanic
Managed by: Terry Jackson (Switzer)
Last Updated:

About Robert James Sawyer


  • Name: Mr Robert James Sawyer
  • Age: 30 years
  • Marital Status: Married.
  • Last Residence: at 55 Bevois Street Southampton Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Window Cleaner
  • Last Ship: Olympic
  • Deck crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

Mr Robert James Sawyer, 30, was born in Hampshire.

When he signed on to the Titanic in Southampton on 6 April 1912, he gave his address as 25 Bervois St., (Southampton). He had transferred from the Olympic. As a window cleaner he received monthly wages of £4.

Sawyer died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.

The plight of the children he left behind was later reported in the national press.


  • Family of Robert James Sawyer


  • Crew Particulars of Engagement


  • Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
  • United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List
  • Hermann Söldner (ed.) (2000) RMS Titanic: Passenger and Crew List 10 April 1912-15 April 1912. ä wie Ärger Verlag.


This is a possible entry in Free BMD For his birth however it is 2 years out from the age give in Wikipedia.

Births Sep 1880 (>99%)


Marriages Dec 1903

CALLEN Adelaide Rosina Southampton 2c 10

Sawyer Robert James Southampton 2c 10

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Robert James Sawyer's Timeline

August 21, 1882
Southampton, Hampshire, England
Age 22
Age 24
Age 25
Age 27
April 15, 1912
Age 29
At Sea -Titanic Casualty
Age 29