Edith White

Story Title: Edith White

Collection: Omagh: Voices of Loss (collection)
Organisation: Spencer, Graham. (individual compiler)

One of 15 personal stories about the Omagh bombing (15 August 1998) that were published in the book 'Omagh: Voices of Loss' (2005).

"Edith White lost her husband Frederick (60) and son Bryan (27) in the bomb. Edith, who is quietly spoken, shows me photographs of Fred and Bryan. I talk to Edith at her home in Omagh where she makes tea and sandwiches for me. Edith refuses to accept the murder of Fred and Bryan and continues to this day to look for them." Spencer, G. (2005; p.37)

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Title
Edith White
Description
One of 15 personal stories about the Omagh bombing (15 August 1998) that were published in the book 'Omagh: Voices of Loss' (2005).
Creator
Graham Spencer
Publisher
Appletree Press
Date
2005
Format
Text; Chapter in Book.
Language
English
CAIN Glossary:  Omagh Bomb
CAIN Key Event: Omagh Bomb (15 August 1998)
CAIN: Sutton's Index of Deaths: Frederick White
CAIN: Sutton's Index of Deaths: Bryan White
CAIN: Sutton's Index of Deaths: All Omagh bomb deaths
Story Title
Edith White
Story Available
Yes
Story Format
Text
Story Source
Story contained in the book: 'Omagh: Voices of Loss'.
Details of book at:
http://cain.ulster.ac.uk/events/omagh/spencer/spencer05.htm
Interviewee Surname
White
Interviewee Forename(s)
Edith
Interviewee Gender
Female
Home Address
Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
Victim Relationship
Wife and mother of two victims.
Victim 1
Frederick White
Relationship Victim 1
Wife
ID Victim 1
3460
Victim 2
Bryan White
Relationship Victim 2
Mother
ID Victim 2
3461
Published Format
Document
Story Abstract
"Edith White lost her husband Frederick (60) and son Bryan (27) in the bomb. Edith, who is quietly spoken, shows me photographs of Fred and Bryan. I talk to Edith at her home in Omagh where she makes tea and sandwiches for me. Edith refuses to accept the murder of Fred and Bryan and continues to this day to look for them." Spencer, G. (2005; p.37)
Themes/Topics Mentioned
Victims; Bombing
Dates Mentioned
15 August 1998 [1990s]
Events Mentioned
Omagh bomb (15 August 1998)
Places Mentioned
Omagh, County Tyrone

Collection InformationShowHide

Title
Omagh: Voices of Loss (collection)
Description
A collection of stories, based on interviews, and published in book format.
Creator
Graham Spencer
Subject
Omagh bombing, 15 August 1998
Source
Spencer, Graham. (2005). Omagh: Voices of Loss. Dublin: The Appletree Press Ltd.
ISBN 0-86281-978-4
Publisher
Appletree Press, Belfast. (2005)
Date
2005
Relation
Extracts from the book:
http://cain.ulster.ac.uk/events/omagh/spencer/spencer05.htm
Format
Text; Book
Language
English
Identifier
ISBN 0-86281-978-4
Stories Collected
15
Stories Deposited
0 (However, 1 story is available on the CAIN Web site)

Organisation InformationShowHide

Title
Spencer, Graham. (individual compiler)
Description
Graham Spencer compiled a book entitled 'Omagh -Voices of Loss' based on interviews with 15 people who lost loved ones in the Omagh bombing.
Creator
Graham Spencer
Subject
Stories by people who lost loved ones in the Omagh bombing on 15 August 1998.
Publisher
Appletree Press, Belfast. (2005)

Citation

Graham Spencer. (2005). Edith White. Appletree Press.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 17 October 2021 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2107>

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