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O is for Arthur Orton

Arthur Orton

In 1854, the vessel Bella disappeared at sea when bound for New York. On board was Sir Roger Charles Doughty Tichborne, heir to the Tichborne estates and baronetcy, who was declared dead – lost at sea.

And yet his mother never gave up hope that he might have survived. She placed advertisements in newspapers around the world seeking information about her son’s fate, and it seemed her faith was rewarded when she received news from Australia. Read more ›››

O is for Arthur Orton

Arthur Orton

In 1854, the vessel Bella disappeared at sea off South America. On board was Roger Charles Tichborne, heir to the Tichborne estates and baronetcy, who was declared dead – lost at sea.

And yet his mother never gave up hope that he might have survived. She placed advertisements in newspapers around the world seeking information about her son’s fate, and it seemed her faith was rewarded when she received news from Australia. Read more ›››