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Alfred Edgar Windebank

Birthdate: (87)
Birthplace: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Death: February 3, 1961 (87)
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Windebank and Georgina Windebank
Husband of Elizabeth Windeban
Brother of Robert G Windebank; Sydney J Windebank; Sarah Louisa Windeban; Emily K Windebank and Florie Windebank

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About Alfred Edgar Windebank

England & Wales, Marriage Index: 1916-2005

  • Name: Elisabeth Faulkner
  • Spouse Surname: Windebank
  • Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1919
  • Registration district: Southampton
  • Inferred County: Hampshire
  • Volume Number: 2c
  • Page Number: 55

  • Name: Mr Alfred Edgar Windebank
  • Born: Friday 18th July 1873
  • Age: 38 years
  • Last Residence: at 8 Wyndham Place Shirley Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Cook
  • Last Ship: Oceanic
  • Victualling crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Rescued
  • Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
  • Died: Friday 3rd February 1961

Mr Alfred Edgar Windebank, was born in Southampton (?Arlesford), Hampshire on 18th July 1873, the son of Charles Windebank (cab driver) and his wife Georgina. At the 1881 census Alfred was living at 47 Bevois Place, Southampton St Mary, Hampshire with his parents and siblings: Robert, Sidney, Sarah Louisa and Emily.

Alfred Windebank was taken on as a substitue when one of the assistant cooks failed to join the Titanic.

When he signed-on to the Titanic on board ship on 10 April 1912, he gave his address as 8 Wyndham Place, (Southampton). He had transferred from the Oceanic. As an assistant cook Windebank received monthly wages of £4 10s.

Windebank was rescued, probably in lifeboat 13.


He is sometimes listed as a sauce cook but on the articles of agreement he is listed as an assistant cook.

References and Sources

  • British Census 1881
  • Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)


  • Brian Ticehurst, UK

British Merchant Navy, First World War Medal Cards 1914-1925

findmypast Transcription

F* irst name(s) Alfred Edgar

  • Last name Windebank
  • Birth year 1873
  • Birth place as transcribed Southampton
  • Birth place Southampton
  • Birth county Hampshire
  • Birth country England
  • Year -
  • Link to site
  • Source Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Index of First World War Mercantile Marine Medals and the British War Medal
  • Archive reference BT 351/1/153690

Britain, merchant seamen, 1918-1941 findmypast Transcription

  • First name(s) Alfred Edgar
  • Last name Windebank
  • Event year 1918
  • Birth year 1873
  • Birth place Southampton
  • Birth county/country Hampshire
  • Birth date 18 Jul 1873
  • Discharge number 688233
  • Identity certificate number 852102
  • Card type CR10
  • Archive The National Archives
  • Series BT350
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Alfred Edgar Windebank's Timeline

July 18, 1873
Hampshire, England
February 3, 1961
Age 87