Wallace, James

James Wallace. He was a 2nd Class Waiter on the Lusitania. He had been born 3 May 1893 in Liverpool. There is a small chance he was the James Wallace, 8, who in 1901 lived at Lancaster Street in Kirkdale, West Derby, Lancashire, with his family. His father was in that case William Wallace, a marine stoker born about 1866 in India, and Catherine, born about 1868 at Liverpool. He had two brothers, William J., 8, and Patrick, 3, and a sister, Mary, 1. Also, a cousin, Francis A. Clayton, 14, lived with the Wallace family at the time.

Semple, Master John

John Semple: He was the infant son of Andrew and Agnes (nee Gilmour) Semple, who had married 8 March 1911 at Enoch Farm in Scotland. He was lost in the sinking of the Lusitania along with his mother.

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Semple, Mrs. Agnes

Mrs. Agnes Semple, nee Gilmour: she was the wife of Andrew Semple, a carpenter. They had married at Enoch Farm in Scotland, on 8 March, 1911. Her parents were Hugh and Marion Mitchell (nee Stewart) Gilmour. Mr. Gilmour was a farmer at Ardoch Farm, where Agnes was born in January, 1886. Her point of origin was Toronto, Ontario, according to the Cunard Line. She was lost in the sinking along with her infant son John.

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Yeatman, Mrs. Cora Rose

Cora Rose Yeatman, nee Gower. She had been born in Edmonton, Middlesex, England, in 1880 to William Edward and Jane Gower and had been christened on 10 March 1880 in All Hallows Church in Tottenham, Haringey, in the Church of England. Her father was in 1881 listed as a ”British Subject, (birthplace) Hungary, where he had been born around 1849. Her mother had been born about 1849 at Woodbridge, Suffolk. He was a manager to an iron merchant and the family lived in Tottenham, Middlesex, England. There is a chance his parents were the William Gower and Jane Shaul who had married 6 January 1874 at Kensington, Middlesex, England. Her body was recovered and identified (No. 131). She was buried at Queenstown in a private grave, section D, Row 9, No. 47. Her property was handed over to Miss Violet Henderson at Queenstown.

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Yeatman, Charles Aylmer Luttrell

Charles Aylmer Luttrell Yeatman: he married Cora Rose Gower 3 November 1907 in West Brompton, Kensington and Chelsea, London (registered in Steyning, Sussex) in the Church of England. In 1912, he lived in the Borough of Kensington, South Division, London, England. He had been born in India in 1877 or 1878, the son of Charles Edward and Frances Mary Anne (nee Murphy) Yeatman, who had married in India in 1872. He had come to the USA on 4 April 1915 on the Megantic. He stood 5”7′, had dark complexion, brown hair and green or grey eyes. His occupation was listed as a ”com labr.” (?) In 1901, he was a cashier, living in Kensington Square, London, England. In 1911, they lived at 15 Callow Street, Chelsea, London S. W. He was by then a ”manager of fine art department.” His body was recovered and identified (No. 107). He was buried at Queenstown; Private Grave, Section D, Row 9, No. 47. His property was handed over at Queenstown to his sister-in-law, Miss Violet Henderson, Underfeed Stoke Co., Deansgate, Manchester. 

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Yardley, Lewis Frank

Lewis Frank Yardley: he had been born in Ladywick, Warwickshire (Birmingham) where his birth was registered in the second quarter of 1883, and had worked at the post office in Toronto. The Birmingham adress was stated as 44 Alexander Road, Acock’s Green. In 1901, he was 18 years old and a ”haberdasher’s assistant,” living at Ledsam Street in Birmingham, the son of Elijah (a ”shopkeeper grocer” born 1848 at Kinver, Staffordshire, albeit he later stated he was a native of /The/ Hyde, Cheshire) and Ann (nee Lewis? Born about 1844 at Newent, Gloucestershire) Yardley. His parents had married 27 November 1872 at Old Swinford in Worcestershire, England. His brothers and sisters were Annie Louise, 25, a school mistress, Ellen Adelaide, 23, a grocery shop keeper’s assistant, Albert Edward, 21, also a grocery shop keeper’s assistant, Alice Jane, 19, a fancy draper’s assistant, and George Sidney, 13. Also present in the household were Bertha E. Yardley, 26, Lewis’ sister-in-law, and her son Alan Yardley, 1. They also employed a servant, John Douglas Lloyd, 18, a grocer’s porter. He also had an older brother, Charles Harry, born in 1873, who had left home by 1901. In 1909, he seems to have married Louisa Lewis in King’s Norton. In 1911, he lived with his wife at 61 Alexander Road, Acocks Green, Birmingham. He was a millinery salesman. His parents may have been the Elijah Yardley and Ann Maria Coats who had married 10 October 1864 in St. Lawrence’s Church in Foleshill, Warwickshire. Another, and more probable, option is Elijah Yardley and Ann Lewis, who married 27 November 1872 in Old Swinford, Worcestershire. The Cunard Line listed his point of origin as Toronto, Ontario.

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