“You can hardly form an idea how disagreeable it is to my daughter to show herself in public, I believe very much from being brought up in such a retired situation …you cannot believe how much she has been annoyed by it all.

Letter from William Darling
www.GraceDarling.co.uk
The Grace Darling Website - Legendary Victorian Heroine
Actual site of Grace Darling's grave, St Aidan's, Bamburgh
The Decline