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Thomas Ferguson Baxter

Birthdate: (48)
Death: April 15, 1912 (44-52) (Died in the sinking. Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 235) )
Place of Burial: Halifax, Halifax County, NS, Canada
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About Thomas Ferguson Baxter

  • Name: Mr Thomas Ferguson Baxter
  • Age: 48 years
  • Marital Status: Married.
  • Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Linen Steward Victualling crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Died in the sinking. Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 235)
  • Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Monday 6th May 1912.

© Bill Fowler, Canada

Mr Thomas Ferguson Baxter, 48, signed on to the Titanic as F. Baxter, he gave his address as Atherley Rd, Southampton.

Baxter died in the sinking, his body was later recovered by the cable ship Mackay-Bennett.


CLOTHING - Blue suit; vest with company button; coat with buttons; "T. B." on singlet.

EFFECTS - One nickel watch and ship's keys; "T. F. B."; clothes marked "Baxter."



According to the burial records he was interred at Mount Olivet Cemetery on 6 May 1912. However his grave lies today at Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Documents White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett" Including Bodies Buried at Sea and Bodies Delivered at Morgue in Halifax, N.S. Details compiled from records of the "Mackay-Bennett". Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S., Manuscript Group 100, Vol. 229, No. 3d, Accession 1976-191, c. Friday May 3, dark purple card covers, initial page entitled, Key to accompanying List showing how bodies have been disposed of:, probably printed in Halifax, N.S., 76 pp., unpaged, Body No. 1 to 306 inclusive: annotated in red ink below each body's data with burial permit and cemetery data, and with two extra typed pages added for the Minia, Montmagny and Algerine; Body Nos. 307 to 324 inclusive, Nos. 326 to 329 inclusive and No. 330 respectively. (#235)

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April 15, 1912
Age 48
May 6, 1912
Age 48
Halifax, Halifax County, NS, Canada