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  • Talk on the children of the Titanic

    Talk on the children of the Titanic0

    The haunting face of a survivor. This girl from Leatherhead was one of 112 children aboard the Titanic when it hit an iceberg on April 15, 1912 en route from Southampton to New York. Fifty children perished in the maritime disaster. David Lawson Lean, a drama teacher who researched the fates of those children who

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  • That sinking feeling…

    That sinking feeling…0

    A packed community hall at St Mary’s church, Long Ditton, heard a talk from assistant curate the Rev Alison Baverstock about a passion… the Titanic. The area has a bond with the doomed ship as Austin Partner, one of the 1,502 who perished in the freezing waters of the Atlantic on April 15 1912, lived

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  • Talk on Titanic and link with St Mary’s Church Long Ditton

    Talk on Titanic and link with St Mary’s Church Long Ditton0

    The history of St Mary’s Church in Long Ditton and its special link to the sinking of the Titanic will be revealed at an event at the church hall tomorrow (Thursday). All are welcome to the talk by assistant curate Alison Baverstock. Alison has been researching the life of Tolworth’s Austin Partner, who died in

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