Person:George Rowe (18)

George Thomas Rowe
d.14 Feb 1974
Facts and Events
Name[1] George Thomas Rowe
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 28 Mar 1880 Gosport, Hampshire, England
Military[1][5] 1901 Royal Navy
Residence[1] 6 Apr 1912 Gosport, Hampshire, England63 Henry Street
Occupation[1] merchant mariner, The Oceanic, The Plassy
Occupation[1] Quartermaster, RMS Titanic
Occupation[1] Southampton, Hampshire, Englandworked for Thorneycroft ship repairs
Death[1] 14 Feb 1974
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    (2016) George Thomas Rowe Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #1370, accessed 29th February 2016 11:23:32 PM)

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    This website states that some information was provided by:
    Terry Cunningham (Grandson of George Thomas Rowe)

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    1891 England Census
    Name: George F Rowe
    Age: 10
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1881
    Relation: Son
    Father's Name: Richard Rowe
    Mother's Name: Annie Rowe
    Gender: Male
    Where born: Gosport, Hampshire, England
    Civil parish: Alverstoke
    Ecclesiastical parish: St Mary
    Town: Stoke
    County/Island: Hampshire
    Country: England
    Registration district: Alverstoke
    ED, institution, or vessel: 3
    Piece: 878
    Folio: 54
    Page number: 5
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Richard Rowe 34
    Annie Rowe 31
    Annie E Rowe 11
    George F Rowe 10
    Richard H Rowe 7
    Ernest G Rowe 5
    Percy W Rowe 3
    Edith E Rowe 1
    Jane Eastman 70
    Source Citation: Class: RG12; Piece: 878; Folio: 54; Page: 5; GSU roll: 6095988
    Source Information: 1891 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2005.
    Original Data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1891. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1891.

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    George Thomas Rowe
    Birth: 1883
    Godshill Hampshire, England
    Death: Feb. 14, 1974, England
    Titanic survivor.
    Worked on the Titanic as Quartermaster.
    During the sinking of the Titanic, he fired the rockets from the Titanic to attract the attention of the "Mystery Ship" which never responded to the Titanic.
    He commanded Collapsible C.
    Portrayed by Cyril Chamberlain in "A Night to Remember" (1958) and by Richard Graham in "Titanic" (1997).

    George Thomas Rowe was the last surviving deck crewman of the Titanic, he died on 1974.
    Burial: Non-Cemetery Burial
    Specifically: Somewhere in England

    Created by: gordonphilbin
    Record added: Jan 18, 2012
    Find A Grave Memorial# 83632551

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    England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
    Name: George Thomas Rowe
    Registration Year: 1881
    Registration Quarter: Apr-May-Jun
    Registration district: Alverstoke
    Inferred County: Hampshire
    Volume: 2b
    Page: 571
    Source Information: FreeBMD. England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2006.
    Original Data: General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. © Crown copyright. Published by permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Office for National Statistics. You must not copy on, transfer or reproduce records without the prior permission of ONS. Database Copyright © 1998-2003 Graham Hart, Ben Laurie, Camilla von Massenbach and David Mayall.

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    1901 England Census
    Name: George S Rowe
    Age: 21
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1880
    Relation to Head: Crew
    Gender: Male
    Birth Place: Alverstoke, Hampshire, England
    Civil parish: Vessels
    Town: Malta
    County/Island: Royal Navy
    Country: England
    Registration district: Royal Navy at Sea and in Ports Abroad
    Sub-registration district: RN Ships
    ED, institution, or vessel: Vindictive
    Piece: 5335
    Folio: 79
    Page number: 8
    Household schedule number: 1
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Ednd Rerry 21
    George Grover 22
    Thos J Newing 25
    John Potts 18
    Jas R Northeast 19
    Charles Grant 31
    Jos J Sanders 25
    George Lee 33
    Walter Kirkman 20
    George S Rowe 21
    Walter H Hollis 21
    Arthr C F Woodford 22
    Edwd A A Deforte 21
    Henry Watts 20
    George Taylor 26
    Jos W Johnson 28
    Fred W Hughes 21
    Robt C Robinson 21
    Ges E Wilson 21
    Thos Elkins 39
    Phil Jefferies 21
    Edwd J Power 24
    Ch R Edmunds 24
    Fredk C Weeks 23
    Jos McCreedy 24
    Jas Abercomby 24
    George F Law 21
    Phil G Munday 31
    Chas Henwood 34
    Geo Nicholls 25
    Richard Ball 23
    Edgar J Thomas 22
    Geo Chuddey 26
    Francis P Fenton 22
    George Moore 23
    Richd Lampshire 27
    Saml Campbell 24
    Richd Jane 24
    Benj Floyd 18
    Silas R S Brooks 18
    Henry Cade 18
    Ern A Brid 18
    George Ife 18
    Ern W Remp 18
    Willm S Campbell
    William Walles
    Walter E Hulott 20
    Aichen S Grary
    Edwin J A Foyer 20
    Charles Brown 20
    John Gatenby 20
    Alex Skinner 21
    Denis Long 21
    Henry S Cole 20
    Charles Mann 20
    Willm E Pricer 21
    Oliver Corke 21
    Archibald Snaith 21
    Albet E Wilkinson 21
    Ern F Wingrove 21
    Ern A Hampshire 19
    Fredk Crishton 19
    Willm E White 19
    James Rennie 20
    Geo W Dodds 19
    Fredk M Weidemer 19
    Hugh S Jones 21
    Willm G Taylor 25
    Willm Tippett 26
    Arthr W Mincher 22
    George Whitney 19
    Jas H Thompson 18
    Wm G Weatherspoon 18
    Willm F Black 18
    Adam McVicar 18
    William Rostron 18
    Albert Turner 18
    Alfred Corbould 18
    Willm Dorman 20
    Cornco Kennedy 18
    Wilfred Kennedy 19
    Sidney Phils 19
    Henry W Young 19
    William Ball 22
    Swinel E J James 23
    Charles Brown 23
    Geo Elins 19
    Richd Ellyatt 22
    Willm R Chapman 25
    Hy J Bailey 29
    Alfd J Daincls 24
    Jamas Leighton 25
    Willm F Hobbs 22
    Francis C Harmer 32
    William Fisher 35
    Walter Wootton 36
    Fredk C Ethell 36
    Charles E Wassell 27
    Walter Hasemore 37
    William Brattle 26
    Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 5335; Folio: 79; Page: 8
    Source Information: 1901 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2005.

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    UK, RMS Titanic, Crew Records, 1912

    Name: G Rowe
    Age: 32
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1880
    Gender: Male
    Birthplace: Hampshire
    Nationality: British
    Ship Name: Titanic
    Port: Southampton
    County: Hampshire
    Registry Date: 6 Apr 1912
    Record Type: Crew Agreements
    Reference Number: BT100/259
    Source Information:
    UK, RMS Titanic, Crew Records, 1912 [database on-line].
    Original Data:
    Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Agreements and Crew Lists, Series III: Titanic. BT 100/259 and 100/260. The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, England.

    This database includes records for both crew members and some passengers aboard the RMS Titanic.

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    England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007
    Name: George Thomas Rowe
    Birth Date: 28 Mar 1880
    Date of Registration: Mar 1974
    Age at Death: 94
    Registration district: Southampton
    Inferred County: Hampshire
    Volume: 6b
    Page: 1926
    Source Information England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2007.

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    1911 England Census
    Name: George Rowe
    Age in 1911: 32
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1879
    Relation to Head: Lodger
    Gender: male
    Birth Place: Gosport, Hampshire, England
    Civil parish: Southampton
    County/Island: Hampshire
    Country: England
    Street Address: 101 French St, Southampton
    Marital Status: Married
    Occupation: Dock Labourer
    Registration district: Southampton
    Registration District Number: 99
    Sub-registration district: Southampton Western
    ED, institution, or vessel: 31
    Household schedule number: 108
    Piece: 6019
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Charles Henry Gates 32
    Isabella Gates 31
    Isabella Elizabeth Gates 10
    Lilian Mabel Gates 8
    Ivy Winifred Gladis Gates 5
    Voilet Rose Gates 2
    Charles Percyful Gates 1
    Helen May Brandon 18
    Mary Broonfred 17
    Walter George Madley 60
    Frank C Flaherty 23
    Phillip Callaghan 38
    Thomas Crowford 54
    Frederick Thomas Langerge 65
    George Rowe 32
    Alan Manard 28
    James Flanley 89
    William Walsh 46
    George White 88
    Source Citation: Class: RG14; Piece: 6019; Schedule Number: 108
    Source Information: 1911 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.
    Original Data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1911. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA), 1911.