Thursday, June 30, 2016

Maria Robinson-- Part 2: Fiancee of Titanic's Bandleader

From the April 13, 2012, Lancashire (UK) Telegraph "Titanic Centenary: Colne's heroic bandmaster and the fiancee he left behind" by Peter Magill.

Maria Robinson lived in relative obscurity after that fateful night.  She died from stomach cancer in Bridlington in June 1929.  She was the daughter of a prominent Yorkshire industrialist and remained heartbroken for the rest of her days over the death of her beloved Wallace Hartley.

She never married and lived with her mother and sister until 1930.  He brother took over her father's firm.

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