The cries of the sufferers on the remaining part of the wreck were heard during the night.
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|Birth:||24th November, 1815|
|Death:||20th October, 1842|
Grace Horsley Darling was born in Bamburgh, Northumberland, England. She was an English lighthouse keeper's daughter, famed for helping her father(William Darling) to rescue the survivors from the SS Forfarshire when the ship was driven by a storm onto Harcar rocks on 7 September 1838. She was awarded an RNLI Silver Medal for Gallantry. Gold medals were awarded to both Grace and her father from the Royal Humane Society and £50 from Queen Victoria. She died aged 26 on 20 October 1842 from consumption, which is another name for TB.
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