Barbara West
Barbara West

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Name: Barbara West
Occupation: Titanic Survivor
Gender: Female
Birth Day: May 24, 1911
Age: 109
Country: England
Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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Barbara West

Barbara West was born on May 24, 1911 in England (109 years old). Barbara West is a Titanic Survivor, zodiac sign: Gemini. Find out Barbara Westnet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Trivia

Asleep when the ship hit the iceberg, she was carried by her father to a lifeboat.

Net Worth

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Salary 2020

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Before Fame

She boarded the Titanic with her parents and younger sister. Her father (the only member of the family to not survive the nautical disaster) hoped to work in the fruit business in Florida and was bringing his family with him to start a new life in the Untied States.

Biography Timeline

1911

Barbara Joyce West was born in Bournemouth, England on 24 May 1911 to Edwy Arthur West and Ada Mary Worth. Ada had given birth to a daughter, Constance, in 1907, and was pregnant with a third child when she boarded the Titanic.

1912

Barbara, her parents and older sister, Constance, boarded the Titanic on 10 April 1912 at Southampton, England as second-class passengers. Barbara was just ten months and eighteen days old making her the second-youngest passenger on board the ship. In an interview, Barbara said that she could still recall the screams heard from the sinking ship, she also said that she remembers her father taking her to the boat deck and placing her in the boat, saying his farewell, the last time she would ever see him, and crying.

When the Titanic collided with an iceberg at 11:40 p.m, on 14 April 1912, Barbara was asleep in her cabin. Her mother, Ada, later recalled:

1936

As a child, Barbara attended the Worshipful Boarding School in Purley, England and went on to attend the Truro High School all-girls school and St. Luke's College in Exeter. After college, Barbara became a governess to a Cornish family and moved with them to Spain until the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936. After returning to England, Barbara taught at a high school in Guildford, England.

1938

In 1938, Barbara married Stanley Winder, a rugby player. The two were married for 13 years before Stanley died of a heart attack in 1951. Barbara was married to her second husband, William Ernest Barrel Dainton, from 1952 until his death in 1990.

1953

Her mother, Ada, died on 20 April 1953; aged 74 and her elder sister, Constance, died on 12 September 1963; aged 56. Barbara's sister, Edwyna, married a British diplomat and resided in England and the Bahamas.

2007

Barbara died on 16 October 2007 in Truro, Cornwall, at the age of 96. Her funeral was held on 5 November at Truro Cathedral. To avoid unwanted attention and maintain privacy, Barbara insisted that her funeral take place before any public announcement of her death. With her death, 95-year-old Millvina Dean of Southampton, England, became the last living Titanic survivor; Dean died 19 months later.

Family Life

Barbara married Stanley Winder in 1938. After his passing, she married Ernest Barrel Dainton.

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Currently, Barbara West is 109 years, 10 months and 26 days old. Barbara West will celebrate 110th birthday on a Monday 24th of May 2021. Below we countdown to Barbara West upcoming birthday.

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