Grace Darling and her father received Gold Medals from the Humane Society.
Grace Darling became a Victorian celebrity with books, poems, magazine articles, paintings and even a rose created in her honour. She was even asked to appear in Batty’s circus. Bewildered by such attention, Grace preferred to continue her modest life and remained on the island.
Born at Bamburgh, Northumberland, she was the seventh of nine children.
She helped rescue the survivors from the shipwrecked SS 'Forfarshire'.
Died from consumption (tuberculosis) and was buried in Bamburgh.