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Stories by Christopher Ward

Published:Monday | September 28, 2015 | 9:00 AMChristopher Ward

Three Kingston teenagers recently received confirmation that their great grandfather was one of the heroic Titanic bandsmen who played on until the ship went down.Titanic author Christopher Ward, whose grandfather Jock Hume was a violinist in the...

Published:Sunday | September 27, 2015 | 9:06 PMChristopher Ward

Sister Maureen Clare led us to a large room, empty except for some discarded office furniture. 'The musicians would have played here every evening, in the alcove at the end of the room. It was your grandfather, who was in the orchestra, wasn't it? I...

Published:Sunday | September 27, 2015 | 9:00 AMChristopher Ward

When I began writing And The Band Played On about the life and death on the Titanic of my grandfather Jock Hume, I thought my own family history could hold no more shocks or surprises. But I...

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