CY O’Connor: Loved and Abondoned

Guest speakers Mike Lefroy (great grandson of C Y O’Connor) and Professor Martyn Webb (author Death of a Hero: the Strange Suicide of Charles Yelverton O’Connor) explore different understandings of this iconic engineer. Mike explores how different generations of the family have dealt with the tragic saga of his death while Professor Webb investigates his short final note, used as evidence in the coroner’s inquiry that he was a deranged man.