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Ernest T. Barker

Birthdate: (37)
Birthplace: London, UK
Death: April 15, 1912 (33-41) (Died in the sinking. Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 159) )
Place of Burial: At SEA
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About Ernest T. Barker

  • Name: Mr Ernest T. Barker
  • Age: 37 years
  • Marital Status: Married.
  • Last Residence: in London London England
  • Occupation: Saloon Steward Victualling crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Died in the sinking. Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 159)
  • Buried: at Sea on Wednesday 24th April 1912.

Mr Ernest T. Barker, 37, was born in London.

When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 6 April 1912, he gave his address as 4 Grand Parade, Harringay, (London). As a first class steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s. His last ship had been the Olympic.

Barker died in the sinking. His body was later recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#159) and buried at sea on 24 April 1912.

N0. 159. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 50. - HAIR, FAIR.

CLOTHING - Blue jacket and vest; dark pants; pajamas under.

EFFECTS - Pipe; knife; pouch.



Available Documents Crew Particulars of Engagement Record of Bodies and Effects (#159)

References Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259) 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.

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Ernest T. Barker's Timeline

London, UK
April 15, 1912
Age 37
April 24, 1912
Age 37