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Stewardesses of the Titanic

Surviving Stewardesses from the RMS Titanic - April 1912

Surviving Stewardesses from the RMS Titanic - April 1912. Public Domain Image. GGA Image ID # 10eed18095

20 stewardesses along with one "matron" and two restaurant cashiers, were the only female members of the crew; all but seven of whom survived. The stewardesses' duties were similar to the male stewards', although they usually served only women passengers.

  1. Mrs. Mabel Bennett (30) First Class Stewardess [LB-5]
  2. Mrs. Emma Bliss (née Junod) (45) First Class Stewardess [LB-15]
  3. Miss Annie Caton (50) Turkish Bath Stewardess [LB-11]
  4. Mrs. Katherine Gold (née Cook) (aka Mrs. Jane Kate Coulson Gold) (42) Stewardess [LB-11]
  5. Miss Mary Josephine Gregson (44) Stewardess [LB-16]
  6. Miss Violet Constance Jessop (24) Stewardess [LB-16]
  7. Miss Elizabeth "Bessie" Lavington (39) Stewardess [LB-11]
  8. Mrs Elizabeth May Leather (41) Stewardess [LB-16]
  9. Miss Evelyn Marsden (28) Stewardess [LB-16]
  10. Mrs. Annie Martin (33) Stewardess [LB-11]
  11. Mrs. Hypatia McLaren (40) Stewardess [LB-5]
  12. Mrs. Alice Maud Prichard (33) Stewardess [LB-11]
  13. Mrs. Mary Kezia Roberts (41) Stewardess [Lb-16]
  14. Mrs. Annie Robinson (40) Stewardess [LB-11]
  15. Miss Mary Sloan (28) Stewardess [P-BNR]
  16. Mrs Maud Louise Slocombe (née Waldon) (30) Turkish Bath Stewardess [P-BNR]
  17. Miss Katherine "Kate" Elizabeth Smith (42) Stewardess [P-BNR]
  18. Mrs Lucy Violet Snape (22) Stewardess [P-BNR]
  19. Miss Sarah Agnes Stap (47) Stewardess [P-BNR]
  20. Mrs. Catherine Jane Wallis (36) Matron [P-BNR]
  21. Miss Catherine Walsh (32) Stewardess [P-BNR]

Legend For Survivor or Lost Passengers and Crew Members

  • LB-# or A-D - Survivor on Lifeboat 1-16 or Collapsible Lifeboat A-D
  • P-BNR - Perished, Body Not Recovered or Body Not Identified
  • MB – CS Mackay-Bennett (bodies 1–306)
  • M – CS Minia (bodies 307–323)
  • MM – CGS Montmagny (bodies 326–329)
  • A – SS Algerine (body 330)
  • O – RMS Oceanic (bodies 331–333)
  • I – SS Ilford (body 334)
  • OT – SS Ottawa (body 335)

Numbers 324 and 325 were unused, and the six bodies buried at sea by the Carpathia also went unnumbered. Several recovered bodies were unidentifiable and thus not all numbers are matched with a person.

Upon recovery, the bodies of 209 identified and unidentified victims of the sinking were brought to Halifax, Nova Scotia. Of those, 121 were taken to the non-denominational Fairview Lawn Cemetery, 59 were repatriated, 19 were buried in the Roman Catholic Mount Olivet Cemetery, and 10 were taken to the Jewish Baron de Hirsch Cemetery. The bodies of the remaining recovered victims were either delivered to family members or buried at sea.

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