Isaac Hiram Maynard

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Isaac Hiram Maynard

Birthplace: Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, UK
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Son of Hiram Maynard

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About Isaac Hiram Maynard

  • Name: Mr Isaac Hiram Maynard
  • Born: Friday 8th October 1880 in Shoreham Sussex England
  • Age: 31 years
  • Last Residence: at 21 Highfield Road Southampton Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Entre Cook
  • Last Ship: Olympic
  • Victualling crew
  • First Embarked: Belfast on Monday 1st April 1912
  • Rescued (boat B)
  • Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912

Mr Isaac Hiram Maynard 1 was born in Shoreham, Sussex on 8th October, 1880 the son of Hiram Maynard 2 and his wife Catherine.

Daily Sketch, 30th April 1912

Maynard, who was married without children, initially signed on to the Titanic for the delivery trip from Belfast to Southampton. When he signed-on to the Titanic for the second time, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 31 Earls Rd., (Southampton) but he lived at 21 Highfield Road, Highfield, Southampton. He had transferred from the Olympic. He received monthly wages of £7 10s.

Maynard was rescued on Collapsible B. The Press later dubbed him "Maynard, the steward who took the baby from Captain Smith's arms" following unsubstantiated reports that Smith had delivered a child to the boat before swimming off to his death.

Notes 1. aka John or Joseph 2. He was a one-time coxswain of the Shoreham Lifeboat and a Trinity House pilot at Shoreham Harbour.

References and Sources British Census 1881 Particulars of Engagement (Belfast), Ulster Folk and Transport Museum (TRANS 2A/45 381) Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)

Credits Brian Ticehurst, UK

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October 8, 1880
Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, UK