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Percy Cornelius Taylor

Birthdate: (31)
Birthplace: Nottinghamshire, England
Death: April 15, 1912 (27-35)
At Sea - Titanic casualty
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Husband of Clara Alice Taylor

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Marriages Jun 1906

Davis Clara Alice Lambeth 1d 478

Taylor Percy Cornelius Lambeth 1d 478


  • Name: Mr Percy Cornelius Taylor
  • Age: 32 years
  • Last Residence: in London London England
  • Occupation: Musician
  • 2nd Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 250654
  • Cabin No.: E
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

Mr Percy Cornelius Taylor, 32, was a cellist with the ship's band. He was listed as a second class passenger along with the other musicians. He gave his address as 9 Fentiman Road, Clapham, London.

Taylor died in the disaster. His body, if recovered, was never identified.


  • Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
  • Names and Descriptions of British Passengers Embarked at the Port of Southampton, 10 April 1912 (PRO London, BT 27/780B)

Travelling Companions (on same ticket)

  • Mr W. Theodore Ronald Brailey
  • Mr Roger Marie Bricoux
  • Mr John Frederick Preston Clarke
  • Mr Wallace Henry Hartley
  • Mr John Law Hume
  • Mr Georges Alexandre Krins
  • Mr John Wesley Woodward

He was born in Nottinghamshire, England around 1881 and could play both piano and cello. In 1906 he married Clara Alice Lambeth. He was residing in London when recruited to serve and was 32 when the Titanic sank. It is said that he signed on to escape his unhappy marriage. His body was never recovered. - See more at:

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Nottinghamshire, England
April 15, 1912
Age 31
At Sea - Titanic casualty