Walter Harrison Tittensor engineer

 
Walter Harrison Tittensor
Walter Harrison Tittensor was born in Boston, USA on 14 October 1871, the son of Walter Tittensor, architect, and Catherine Gordon. He can be found on the census with his parents in Manchester 1881 and 1891.
Walter Harrison Tittensor married Millicent Mabson Smith on 9th December 1898 in Dundee. We know of two children; Gordon Mabson Tittensor born 8th October 1899 in Dundee, and Lindsay Maclean Tittensor born 1904 in Preston.
Details of his early career can be found in the Electrical Trades Directory 1905:
Details of his subsequent career can be found in trade directories, the census, the Kingston Gleaner, and other sources:
He died on 12 May 1921 and his will describes him as an electrical engineer of 1703 Irwin Avenue, McKeesport, PA. He is buried in the McKeesport and Versailles cemetery, PA. His will was proved on 10 November 1922 in Dundee and he left all his money to his wife and for the care of his children. The probate documents describes his wife as Millicent Mabson Smith or Tittensor residing at 604 Aylmer Street, Montreal. Millicent Mabson died or was buried on 20 May 1935 in Mount Royal cemetery, Quebec.
We know little about the family after they left Jamaica. Walter Harrison, his wife and children appear in lists of ships' passengers, and immigration records as they travelled between the UK, US, Canada and Jamaica. We don't know what he worked on in New York. If you have any more information please get in touch. Click here for our contact details

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