RMS Republic Passenger List - 14 August 1907


Front Cover, White Star Line RMS Republic First Class Passenger List - 14 August 1907.

Front Cover, First Class Passenger List for the RMS Republic of the White Star Line, Departing Wednesday, 14 August 1907 from Liverpool to Boston via Queenstown (Cobh), Commanded by Captain J. McAuley. GGA Image ID # 13cc5ed369


Notable Passengers: Charles A. Baird, Brigadier-General Colin Robert Ballard, CB, CMG, William Keeney Bixby, George Hopkins Bond, William Booth, John Hutton Balfour Browne, Charles Henry Chapman, Daniel Frost Comstock, Sir Kenelm Edward Digby KCB, GCB, Hon. Lady Digby (Caroline Strutt), Admiral Sir William Robert Kennedy GCB, Sir Frederick Pollock, 3rd Baronet PC, George Presbury Rowell and Wife of Captain Edward Kinder Bradbury VC, Wife of Thomas Sherwin.


Senior Officers and Staff

  1. Captain: J. McAuley
  2. Surgeon: D. J. Young
  3. Purser: W. O'Hagan
  4. Chief Steward: J. S. Stanyer


First Class Passengers

  1. Mr. L. Achorn
  2. Mr. R. V. G. Adamson
  3. Miss C. P. Ames
  4. Mrs. N. Armitsted
  5. Miss F. Armitsted
  6. Mr. Charles Baird (Note 1)
  7. Mrs. Baird
  8. Mr. C. R. Ballard (Note 2)
  9. Miss Orissa M. Baxter
  10. Dr. Arthur L. Beals
  11. Dr. John H. Bennett
  12. Mrs. Bennett
  13. Mr. W. K. Bixby (Note 3)
  14. Mrs. Bixby
  15. Miss Emma Bixby
  16. Miss Ruth Bixby
  17. Mr. Paul R. Blackinur
  18. Mr. George H. Bond (Note 4)
  19. Mrs. Bond
  20. Miss Bond
  21. Mr. William Booth (Note 5)
  22. Mr. F. M. Boswell
  23. Mrs. Boswell
  24. Mr. F. M. Boswell, Jr.
  25. Mrs. Charles W. Boyd
  26. Miss M. Boyd
  27. Mrs. E. K. Bradbury (Note 6)
  28. Mr. William A. Brooks
  29. Mrs. Brooks
  30. Miss M. Brooks
  31. Mr. J. H. Balfour Browne, K.C. (Note 7)
  32. Miss Balfour Browne (Caroline Lush)
  33. Dr. Edward S. Bryant
  34. Mr. J. D. Buckingham
  35. Miss Charlotte J. Burgess
  36. Dr. Walter T. Burke
  37. Mrs. Burke
  38. Mrs. M. A. Byles
  39. Miss Florence L. Byles
  40. Mr. John T. Chamberlain
  41. Mrs. Chamberlain
  42. Miss M. Chamberlain
  43. Mr. Charles H. Chapman (Note 8)
  44. Mrs. Chapman
  45. Mr. D. F. Comstock (Note 9)
  46. Mrs. N. B. Comstock
  47. Mrs. E. R. M. Cooke
  48. Mr. Harold D. Corey
  49. Mrs. Corey
  50. Miss Eva D. Corey
  51. Miss Linda E. Corey
  52. Mr. Frederick T. Crossley
  53. Mr. C. A. Crump
  54. Mrs. Crump
  55. Mr. Thomas F. Curley
  56. Mrs. Curley
  57. Dr. W. E. Darby
  58. Mrs. Sarah Jane Davis
  59. Mr. W. J. Cassidy
  60. Miss Ethel Bradford Davis
  61. Sir Kenelm E. Digby, G.C.B. (Note 10)
  62. Hon. Lady Digby (Note 11)
  63. Mr. C. Gardner
  64. Miss Cora Eliza Dike
  65. Mr. J. J. Gearin
  66. Mrs. R. A. Gatcornb
  67. Mr. R. R. Goodell
  68. Mrs. Goodell
  69. Mr. John R. Griffin
  70. Mrs. Griffin
  71. Dr. A. A. Eastman
  72. Miss S. L. Edwards
  73. Miss K Ellis
  74. Miss J. S. Emerson
  75. Miss Ada M. Fitts
  76. Mr. K. R. Fletcher
  77. Mrs. Fletcher
  78. Miss E. Fletcher
  79. Prof. A. C. Flick
  80. Mrs. E. R. Fowle
  81. Mr. Charles D. Harrington
  82. Mrs. Harrington
  83. Mr. A. Alonzo Harrison
  84. Mr. James H. Hartney
  85. Mr. N. V. C. Henderson
  86. Dr. Alva A. Hoag
  87. Mrs. Emily Howe
  88. Mrs. O. C. Hubbard
  89. Miss A. Hubbard
  90. Mr. Frank Hunnisett, Jr.
  91. Mrs. Hunnisett
  92. Mr. J. E. Hunnisett
  93. Miss J. G. Johnson
  94. Mr. L. E. H. Jones
  95. Mrs. Jones
  96. The Rt. Hon. Sir William R. Kennedy (Lord Justice of Appeal) (Note 12)
  97. Mr. V. S. Kennedy
  98. Rev. G. F. Kenngott
  99. Mrs. Kenngott
  100. Dr. Isabella D. Kerr
  101. Miss Jessie M. Kimball
  102. Mr. M. H. Mark
  103. Miss B. P. Marvel
  104. Mr. L. McCormick Goodheart
  105. Mr. Robert McCullough
  106. Mrs. McCullough
  107. Mr. Henry M. McDewell
  108. Mrs. McDewell
  109. Mr. Rae S. McDewell
  110. Mr. H. E. McDewell
  111. Miss V. McDewell
  112. Mr. John W. McEvoy
  113. Mrs. William McMillan and Maid
  114. Miss M. Mendell
  115. Mrs. M. A. Moore
  116. Mrs. Jacob Morse
  117. Miss Jessie Morse
  118. Mr. George McGregor Murray
  119. Miss M. A. Little
  120. Miss Louise Lovett
  121. Mr. C. H. Nelson
  122. Mr. David G. Lyon
  123. Mrs. Nelson
  124. Dr. Charles L. Nichols
  125. Mr. George A. Pope
  126. Mr. John R. Porter
  127. Mr. M. D. Price
  128. Mrs. Nichols
  129. Miss Nichols
  130. Mr. Nichols
  131. Dr. A. W. Prichard
  132. Miss Ida Prichard
  133. Miss Mary J. O'Neill
  134. Miss Ethel L. Osgood
  135. Rev. M. A. O'Sullivan
  136. Miss Irene Prichard
  137. Mr. C. J. Prince
  138. Mrs. Prince
  139. Dr. F. J. Proctor
  140. Mrs. Proctor
  141. Mr. A. S. Paton
  142. Mrs. Paton
  143. Miss Agnes F Paton
  144. Miss Pauline P. Paton
  145. Miss Clara L. Paton
  146. Mr. S. S. Paton
  147. Mr. G. G. Phillimore
  148. Sir Frederick Pollock, Bart. (Note 13)
  149. Mr. Frederick B. Rice
  150. Dr. Ernest D. Richmond
  151. Miss A. B. Roberts
  152. Mrs. Robertson
  153. Mr. B. Atwood Robinson
  154. Mrs. Robinson
  155. Mr. G. A. Rowbotham
  156. Mrs. Rowbotham
  157. Miss Rowbotham
  158. Mr. George P. Rowell (Note 14)
  159. Dr. Victor Schneider
  160. Mr. Schuyler F. Seager
  161. Mrs. Seager
  162. Mr. John L. Sheehan
  163. Mrs. Thomas Sherwin (Note 15)
  164. Miss A. J. Sherwin
  165. Mr. Shoemaker
  166. Mrs. Shoemaker
  167. Mr. F. H. Slack
  168. Mr. Frank L. Smith
  169. Mrs. Smith
  170. Mr. John Baker Swift
  171. Mrs. Swift
  172. Mrs. G. L. Tebbutt
  173. Miss I. M. Tebbutt
  174. Mrs. William Theophilus
  175. Mr. W. H. Thomas
  176. Miss Ida Thompson
  177. Mrs. M. E. Tisdale
  178. Miss Helen B. Tisdale
  179. Mr. John Towle
  180. Mrs. Towle
  181. Mr. Charles H. Utley
  182. Mrs. Utley
  183. Mr. J. Ronald Walker
  184. Miss Kate Wallace
  185. Mr. William E. Walsh
  186. Mrs. Walsh
  187. Miss A. M. Walsh
  188. Miss Blanche Walsh
  189. Mr. Albert Warren
  190. Mrs. Warren
  191. Miss Warren
  192. Miss Nellie Warren
  193. Miss E. F. Wells
  194. Mr. George S. Winslow
  195. Mrs. Winslow
  196. Mr. Horatio D. West
  197. Miss Elsa D. West
  198. Mr. C. N. Whiting
  199. Mr. P. N. Whiting
  200. Miss C. Winslow
  201. Miss Ethel E. Whitney
  202. Mr. W. Wilkinson
  203. Mr. J. Wylde
  204. Mrs. Wm. E. Wilmerding
  205. Mrs. Wylde
  206. Master Cecil Wylde
  207. Mr. J. Wylde, Jr.


First Class Passenger Notes

  1. Charles A. Baird (c. 1870 – November 30, 1944) was an American football manager, university athletic director, and banker
  2. Brigadier-General Colin Robert Ballard, CB, CMG (1868–1941) was a Brigadier-General in the British Army, a knight of the Order of the Star of Romania, a recipient of the collar of the Order of Carol I, and a military author. Ballard was the second son of General John Archibald Ballard (1829–1880) and his wife Joanna, the daughter of Robert Scott-Moncrieff, and was born at Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland, on 20 July 1868. Ballard spent his early life in Scotland and then in Kent before attending the United Services College, Westward Ho!, Devon in 1885
  3. William Keeney Bixby (1857-1931) Industrialist, Collector, Philanthropist, Traveler from St Louis
  4. George Hopkins Bond (August 10, 1873 – May 8, 1954) was an American football player, coach, and lawyer. He served as the head football coach at Syracuse University for one season in 1894, compiling a record of 6–5. Bond was born in Syracuse, New York, on August 10, 1873. He graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor's degree in philosophy in 1894 and from Syracuse University College of Law in 1897. Bond was a senior partner in the law firm of Bond, Schoeneck & King until his resignation in 1953. In 1937, he served as president of the New York State Bar Association. He was also an organizer and president of the New York State Association of District Attorneys
  5. William Booth (10 April 1829 – 20 August 1912) was a British Methodist preacher who founded The Salvation Army and became its first General (1878–1912). The Christian movement with a quasi-military structure and government founded in 1865 has spread from London, England to many parts of the world and is known for being one of the largest distributors of humanitarian aid
  6. Wife of Captain Edward Kinder Bradbury VC (16 August 1881 – 1 September 1914), who was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces
  7. John Hutton Balfour Browne (1845–1921) was the son of the alienist Dr. William Alexander Francis Browne (1805–85). His elder brother was Sir James Crichton Browne (1840–1938), a physician and psychiatrist. Leader of the Parlimentary Bar; Registrar and Secretary to Railway Commission, 1874. Browne wrote a number of law books as well as four novels under the pseudonym "Max Hillary": Hunted Down (1885), Once for All (1885), The Turn of the Tide (1896), and The Blue Flag (1898) (the latter two historical novels). His memoirs, Forty Years at the Bar, appeared in 1916.
  8. Charles Henry Chapman (June 20, 1870 - November 17, 1934) was one of the seven founders (commonly referred to as Jewels) of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at Cornell University in 1906. During the organization stages of the Alpha chapter, he was the first chairman of the Committees on Initiation and Organization. Chapman entered the field of higher education and eventually became a Professor of Agriculture at what is now Florida A&M University (FAMU). During his tenure at FAMU, Chapman was a founder of the fraternity's Beta Nu chapter.
  9. Daniel Frost Comstock (August 14, 1883 – March 2, 1970) was an American physicist and engineer. Comstock is most well known as the co-founder of the company Kalmus, Comstock & Westcott, and of Technicolor Motion Picture Corporation, which developed the second major color film process after Britain's Kinemacolor and the most widely used color motion picture process in Hollywood from 1922 to 1952.
  10. Sir Kenelm Edward Digby KCB, GCB (9 September 1836 - 21 April 1916) was an English lawyer and civil servant. He was Permanent Under Secretary of State at the Home Office from 1895-1903.
  11. Caroline Strutt (1848–1926), second daughter of Edward Strutt, 1st Baron Belper, the Liberal politician
  12. Admiral Sir William Robert Kennedy GCB (4 March 1838 – 9 October 1916) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, The Nore. He was also an accomplished author who wrote an extensive autobiography and other books.
  13. Sir Frederick Pollock, 3rd Baronet PC (10 December 1845 – 18 January 1937)[2] was an English jurist best known for his History of English Law before the Time of Edward I, written with F.W. Maitland, and his lifelong correspondence with US Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. He was a Cambridge Apostle.
  14. George Presbury Rowell (July 4, 1838 - August 28, 1908) was an American advertising executive and publisher. He founded Printer's Ink, the first advertising trade magazine, in 1888.
  15. Wife of Thomas Sherwin (July 11, 1839 – December 19, 1914), who was an American Civil War general and executive. He was the son of educator Thomas Sherwin, master of the English High School of Boston. Sherwin enlisted in the 22nd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry in 1861 as a lieutenant. The younger Sherwin taught in Dedham, Massachusetts before the war.


Information for Passengers

  • Breakfast from 8 until 10 o clock
  • Luncheon at 1:00 pm
  • Dinner at 7 o'clock.

The Bar opens at 8:00 am, and closes at 11:00 pm

Lights aie extinguished in the Saloon at 11:00 pm, and Smoking Room at 11:30 pm

Divine Service in the Saloon on Sunday at 10:30 am

Please apply to the Second Steward for Seating accommodations at table.

Children are not entitled to seats in the Saloon unless full fare is paid.

All Southampton—New York, Liverpool—New York and Liverpool—Boston Mail and Passenger Steamers of the White Star tine are fitted with the Marconi Wireless system of Telegraphy, and messages for despatch should be handed to the Pursers.

AN Experienced Physician is attached to the Steamer. For medical attendance in case of sickness on board no charge is made; medicines are also provided free of charge. But the Physician is allowed to charge the usual fees, subject to the Commander's approval, to travelers who submit themselves to treatment for maladies not contracted during the voyage.

Cablegrams and Telegrams should be handed to the Saloon Steward an hour before arrival at Queenstown.

The Saloon and Library Stewards will supply Stamps, Telegraph Forms, Books of Reference, and Railway Time Tables of the principal Companies.

Questions relating to Baggage should be referred to the Second Sward, who is the Ship's Baggage Master. Trunks, Chairs or Rugs which Passengers may desire to leave in charge of the Company, should be appropriately labeled and handed to the Baggage Master on the wharf at Boston, and such articles will be stored entirely at owner's risk. It is necessary for Passengers themselves to see all their Baggage is passed by the U.S. Customs Authorities on landing.

Deck Chairs can be hired at a charge of 4/- each for the voyage.

Valuables.—The White Star Line has provided a safe in the office of the Purser in which Passengers may deposit money, jewels, or ornaments, for safe keeping. The Company will not be liable to Passengers for the toss of money, jewels, or ornaments by theft or otherwise, not so deposited.

Passengers are requested to ask for a Receipt on the Company's Form, for any additional Passage Money, Chair Hire, or Freight paid on board.

The Purser is prepared, for the convenience of Passengers, to exchange a limited amount of English and American money, and he will allow at the rate of $4.80 to the £1 when giving American money for English currency, or £1 for $4.95 when giving English for American money.

Passengers' Addresses may be left with the Saloon Steward, order that any letters sent to the care of the Company may be forwarded.

Travellers' Cheques, payable in all parts of Europe, can be purchased at all the principal offices of the White Star Line. These Cheques are accepted on board White Star steamers in payment of accounts, but the Pursers do not carry funds to enable them to cash same.

Landing Arrangements at Boston. Should The Steamer Arrive at The Boston Wharf After 8:00 pm Passengers Have The Option of Remaining on Board Overnight and Landing After Breakfast On The Following Morning.


ALL Twin-Screw Steamers.

White Star Line All Twin-Screw Steamers. Insert to RMS Republic Passenger List, 14 August 1907.

White Star Line All Twin-Screw Steamers. Insert to RMS Republic Passenger List, 14 August 1907. GGA Image ID # 1e57f792cd


White Star Line Royal & United States Mail Steamers.

Southampton—Cherbourg—New York Via Queenstown (Westbound), Plymouth (Eastbound).

Regular Weekly Sailings On Wednesdays By The Twin Screw Steamers RMS Adriatic, RMS Majestic, RMS Oceanic, and RMS Teutonic.

Among the innovations in the new Palatial Steamer "Adriatic" may be mentioned Turkish Baths, Electric Baths, Plunge Baths, Passenger Elevator, Gymnasium, Orchestra, and Dark Room for Photographers.


Track Chart and Memorandum of Log (Unused). RMS Republic Passenger List, 14 August 1907.

Track Chart and Memorandum of Log (Unused). RMS Republic Passenger List, 14 August 1907. GGA Image ID # 1e5804f11e


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