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Grace Darling was born in1815 in Bamburgh in Northumberland.

Grace Darling moved to the lighthouse on Longstone Island in 1825.

On 7th September 1838, the paddle steamer SS Forfarshire was shipwrecked.

Grace Darling was famous for rescuing nine survivors from a shipwreck in a small rowing boat called a coble.

In 1838, Grace Darling received a letter and £50 from Queen Victoria, to reward her bravery.

Grace Darling died in 1842.

 

 

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