A memorial for Titanic stoker William Watson

titanic.jpg                          Commemorating the life of Titanic victim

“A BLUE plaque was unveiled at the weekend to commemorate Stockport’s only victim on the ill-fated SS Titanic, William Watson.

The plaque was unveiled by Stockport Heritage Trust, on the the outside of the Ratpit Club on Lower Bents Lane, Bredbury. This was the site of Mr Watson’s home, who lived at number 3 before it was demolished. ” If anyone has information on Mr. Watson they can contact the Stockport Express newsdesk on 475 4834. Peter Devine

 

For the full Stockport article click on this link .http://www.stockportexpress.co.uk/news/s/232/232218_commemorating_the_life_of_titanic_victim.html?rss=yes

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