Extract from the list of passengers drowned: First Class passengers. (BT 100/260)
U.S.C. = United States Citizen
Thomas Andrews was the designer of the TITANIC; Colonel JJ Astor was one of the richest men in the world, worth over £20 million; Major Butt was an adviser to President Taft.« Return to Life aboard the Titanic
1. Look at Source 1. This is a list of passengers who were killed in the sinking.
- What clues are there from this list that this is the First Class passenger list, not the Third?
- Most of the people on this list do not have an occupation listed, why do you think this is?
- This list shows HJ Allison, his wife and his daughter. We know that JJ Astor travelled with his wife Madeline, but she is not listed beside him. Why do you think this is?