Thomas Henry John Toby

From Mike Line

The grave stone of Thomas Toby, who died at sea of  appendicitis.

He served as steward/ boot boy on the Union Line, Steam Ship Goth.

He is buried at St Mary`s Church, Sholing, Southampton

He was my 2nd Great Uncle

The inscription reads:

In Loving Memory of

Thomas Henry John Toby

Second Son of

Thomas Coleman and

Emma Jane Toby

Who Died at Sea

February 1st 1895

This Stone Was Erected

By The Stewards Of The Union’s S.S. Goth

In Remembrance Of

A Loving Shipmate

Service Record




Steward / Boot Boy


Died at Sea


1 February 1895

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