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rostron family

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MarieCeleste Report 23 Nov 2012 16:52

Although apparently 2 years older than a 1903 birth this does seem too much of a coincidence:

New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
Name: Robert Rostron
Arrival Date: 15 Apr 1918
Birth Date: abt 1901
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/ Nationality: English
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Adriatic

He's a crew member, a steward.

There's an almost identical record for July 1918 when he's working on the Megantic.


Amanda Report 23 Nov 2012 16:02

thank you rootsgatherer. starting to get somewhere now


rootgatherer Report 23 Nov 2012 13:21


Marriages Jun 1936
Rostron Arnold R Ward Southampton 2c 5
Ward Linda E Rostron Southampton 2c 5

Births Mar 1913
Ward Linda E Power Elham 2a 2120

Name: Linda E Rostron
Spouse Surname: Brading
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1955
Registration district: Southampton
Inferred County: Hampshire
Volume Number: 6b
Page Number: 1607


rootgatherer Report 23 Nov 2012 13:20

Name: Arnold Richard Rostron
Birth Date: 20 Aug 1906
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1975
Age at Death: 68
Registration district: Enfield
Inferred County: Greater London
Volume: 12
Page: 0416

Not seeing a birth on Freebmd to match the above.


rootgatherer Report 23 Nov 2012 13:11

A tree on Ancestry for the Gledhill family has this (but no sources)

Robert James Rostron
Birth 11/01/1903 in Waterloo, Lancashire, England
Death 1984 in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England

The children that the have for Arthur and Ethel are Harry, Robert and Margaret plus this one with no death year.

Births Dec 1907 ROSTRON Arnold Richard W.Derby 8b 233

For Harry they have

Harry Maxwell Rostron
Birth 31/12/1900 in Waterloo, Lancashire, England
Death Living
Death 1979 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England

Married (no date given) to Catherine M Brooks


rootgatherer Report 23 Nov 2012 12:52

1911 - Robert Rostron is living with Ethel Minnie's father Richard.

Name: Robert Rostron
Age in 1911: 8
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1903
Relation to Head: Grandson
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Waterloo, Lancashire, England
Civil parish: Great Crosby
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England
Street Address: Inglewook Gt Crosby
Registration district: West Derby
Registration District Number: 455
Sub-registration district: Crosby
ED, institution, or vessel: 24
Piece: 22323
Household Members: Name Age
Richard Stothert 80 Widow
Elizabeth Maxwell 48 Daughter, Widow
E S Maxwell 16 Granddaughter
Robert Rostron 8
Sarah Ellen Smith 26 Servant

???? (Waterloo is covered by W. Derby registration district.)

Births Mar 1903 Rostron Robert James W. Derby 8b 251


rootgatherer Report 23 Nov 2012 12:34

Name: Dame Ethel Minnie Rostron
Probate Date: 30 Oct 1943
Death Date: 7 Jul 1943
Death Place: Salisbury
Registry: Llandudno

Probate to Harry Maxwell Rostron, Engineer and William Stothert, retired Veterinary Surgeon. Effects £12,880. 0s. 4d.


Amanda Report 23 Nov 2012 09:53

thanks reggie.
i have googled arthur henry rostron , yes lots of info , but it does nt give all his children names.
i have margaret and henry but no others.


Amanda Report 23 Nov 2012 09:49

my friends grandfather was called robert.

this is the reason im posting this message on here as we dont know the date or where he was born ,
but as the family went to newyork i suspect he along with other sibling were born there.
thats why i was asking if someone could look at the passenger lists to see if any of the children were listed.
sorry if ive caused some confusion, i do appriciate your help
kind regards


Amanda Report 23 Nov 2012 09:19

sorry i should of wrote her great grandfather was arthur rostron.
sorry for any confusion.


Amanda Report 23 Nov 2012 09:17

good morning all,
helping a friend !
her grandfather was the son of the famous captain arthur henry rostron b1869 whose ship was the first to help in the titanic disaster.
i have him and his wife ethel millie with son harry maxwell b 1900 in the 1901 census. but cant trace after as i suspect they had left for america . so cannot trace births for their children.
could someone very kindly look at the passenger lists to and from america and let me know.
i found one child born england margaret ethel b 1915. my friends grandfather was called robert
thank you so much for your help so always