Archive for August, 2011

Coastguard Harding

  Arthur Harding, a coastguard at Bembridge, Isle of Wight and Guernsey.  Born at Stoke Poges, he married a local Isle of Wight girl, Mary Ann Etheridge.  He was a regular lifeboat-man at Bembridge, a roll that was also carried out by his brother-in-law and father-in-law.  Arthur died at Portland in Dorset and is commemorated […]

Lifeboat Crew

THIS IS A LIST OF LIFEBOAT CREW INDEXED AT RANDOM WHILST SEARCHING FOR OTHER ITEMS ATTRILL Edmund .. coxswain Bembridge – 1898 Kelly’s Directory. BAKER R. .. Bembridge – at funeral County Press 9 Feb 1929. BARTLETT L. .. Bembridge – at funeral County Press 9 Feb 1929. BECK O. .. Bembridge – at funeral […]


THESE ARE JUST A FEW ITEMS RELATING THE THE LIFEBOAT SERVICE LIFEBOAT STATIONS 1898 Kelly’s Directory Atherfield .. lifeboat “Catherine Swift” Bembridge .. Not named. Brighstone Grange .. Lifeboat Joe “JARMAN”. Brook Green ..  Lifeboat “William SLANEY”. Sandown ..  Lifeboat “The Dove”. LIFEBOAT STATIONS 1910 Kelly’s Directory Bembridge .. Not named Brighstone Grange .. Lifeboat “Brothers Brickwood”. […]