A Conversation for Grace Darling - the Lighthouse Heroine


Post 1


I am looking for the names of the rescused crew. my husbands great,gt gt grandfather was a crew member rescued but we are unsure of his name I hope you can help



Post 2


This is difficult, as it is entirely possible that he was amongst the crew rescued before Grace was involved.

The crew consisted of 22 men, 12 of which survived. 4 crewmen were rescued in the morning by one of the lighthouse boats before the Forfarshire sank. The remaining 8 crewmen survived with a Mr Ritchie in a boat of their own, while Grace and her father rescued another nine passengers from the rocks.

I don't have any names in my records, but the Grace Darling Museum in Bamburgh may. They can be contacted here;

Grace Darling Museum
Radcliffe Road
NE69 7AE

Telephone 0845 122 6999

Hope you have some luck!


Post 3


thank you


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