Mr. Alexander Hubert Buxton Ferrier

Alexander Hubert Buxton Ferrier, known as Hubert, 33, was a British subject and second cabin passenger lost in the Lusitania disaster. He was traveling with his wife Beata and their daughter Sheila.  They lived in Penticton, British Columbia. Hubert and Sheila were lost in the disaster.  Beata survived. Hubert was born in Dublin, Ireland, about 1882. He was the son of ‘gentleman’ Ernest William Buxton Ferrier and his wife Mary. He departed Liverpool on 22nd April 1911 on the ship Southwark, bound for Quebec. He traveled second class on that ship and gave his occupation as a farmer. He settled in Penticton, British Columbia, where he became a fruit grower. The family of Hubert and Beata do not know if Hubert and Beata originally met in Britain or Canada. They married at St. Saviour’s Anglican Church, Penticton, British Columbia, on 3 April 1913. Their daughter Sheila was born on 14 April 1914. Hubert and Sheila were lost in the Lusitania sinking, but Beata survived. Sheila’s body was recovered and identified as #123.  Hubert Buxton Ferrier's body was either not or recovered not identified. Contributors: Lynne Banister (niece-in-law, once removed, of Beata Ferrier) Hildur Panula-Heinonen Judith Tavares

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