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Re: Were any of your Relatives on Titanic ? or sister ship Britannic ? /++
« Reply #18 on: Saturday 21 January 06 11:39 GMT (UK) »
Hi again.
My apologies in advance, but I just have to share this with someone before I burst!!

As posted, my wife's great great uncle was Sidney Daniels, a third class steward who survived the sinking of the Titanic.

Well, through a well-known Genes Connecting website, I have just made contact with his daughter!!

I am just soooo excited.  I'll let you all know how it goes.
Thanks for listening, and sorry for bursting!
Thudders
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Re: Were any of your Relatives on Titanic ? or sister ship Britannic ? /++
« Reply #19 on: Saturday 21 January 06 11:45 GMT (UK) »
Thudnut - don`t apologise!! Its great to hear news like this!! ;D ;D Gives us all hope. And, of course, we ARE all interested (unlike certain family members I could mention!! ::) ::) ).

I am really happy for you. What a fantastic feeling, you must be on cloud nine.
Keep us all posted

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Re: Were any of your Relatives on Titanic ? or sister ship Britannic ? /++
« Reply #20 on: Saturday 21 January 06 12:38 GMT (UK) »
 :D (unlike certain family members I could mention!!   ).

Yes how come that happens there's always one or two members in the family that is totally uninterested in the Family tree !!  ???
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Re: Were any of your Relatives on Titanic ? or sister ship Britannic ? /++
« Reply #21 on: Saturday 21 January 06 16:43 GMT (UK) »
My lot too, including the ever-suffering Mrs B. I wouldn't care but I've taken her tree back 100 years further than mine! She says there is something wierd about people who spend so much time stalking round cemeteries!!!

Well done thudnut.

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Re: Were any of your Relatives on Titanic ? or sister ship Britannic ? /++
« Reply #22 on: Sunday 22 January 06 00:20 GMT (UK) »
This passenger on the Titanic is a distant relative of my husband. McCrae, Mr. Arthur G.
He was on his way to propose to his girlfriend and I believe the ring was found in his pocket (He drowned  and his body was recovered :'(  :'(  ).

I originally went looking as another family researcher had made mention that "a radio operator on the Titanic was a distant relative". I didn't ever find the radio operator but I found Arthur as a second class passenger.

Trish

PS It always seems to be my husband's family with the intriguing family history. He is not vaguely interested - but he does visit cemeteries with me and take the photographs - his interest being photography.  :)
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Re: Were any of your Relatives on Titanic ? or sister ship Britannic ? /++
« Reply #23 on: Sunday 22 January 06 01:03 GMT (UK) »
HI
No relatives on the Titanic, I Started my family tree hoping to find a connection to Arthur H Rostron Captain of the Carpathia ( My maiden name is Rostron) but no such look as yet
Lynn

Hi Lynn,
My husband has Rostron's in his family, there are some that say that he was a relative too. I have yet to prove it but it makes a good story ;)

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Re: Were any of your Relatives on Titanic ? or sister ship Britannic ? /++
« Reply #24 on: Sunday 22 January 06 13:14 GMT (UK) »
Hi Pauline
I know what you mean, one Aunt an Uncle went on a cruise some years ago and they let slip that my Aunt was related to Arthur H  :o and they were treated like royalty, i havent the heart to tell them that maybe we are not related to him  :)
where are your Rostrons fom?
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« Reply #25 on: Sunday 22 January 06 17:01 GMT (UK) »
Hi Lynn,

Edward Rostron 1817-1884 Newchurch - Waterfoot area married Maria Burslem. They had quite a few children...

Edward, Maria, Thomasine, Dora Isabella, Butterworth, Frances Maria and Louisa.

Edward was a Felt Carpet Manufacturer of some standing! Haven't as yet gathered much about him pre Maria.

But along the way I have come across a lot of Rostron's who all have the same claim to fame :D  I guess no harm - no foul  ;) ;) what do you say!!

Pauline


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Re: Were any of your Relatives on Titanic ? or sister ship Britannic ? /++
« Reply #26 on: Sunday 22 January 06 17:05 GMT (UK) »
 I say the same  :)
Lynn
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