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John 
Ruskin
1819 - 1900


John 
Ruskin
, writer, critic and artist who championed the Gothic revival movement in architecture and the decorative arts. Venn's entry reads: "Ruskin, John. College: Entered: Oct. 20, 1836 Born: Died: Jan. 20, 1900 Hon. LL.D., 1867. [Eldest s. of John James, partner in a firm of importers of wine, at Billiter Street, London. B. Feb. 8, 1819, at 54, Hunter Street, Brunswick Square. School, private.] Matric. from Christ Church, Oxford, Oct. 20, 1836; B.A. 1842; M.A. 1843; D.C.L., 1893. Hon. Student, 1838 and Hon. Fellow of Corpus Christi, Oxford, 1871. Slade Professor of Fine Art at Oxford, 1869-79 and 1883-5. Rede Lecturer at Cambridge, 1867. F.R.I.B.A. Married, 1848, Euphemia Chalmers, dau. of George Gray, lawyer, of Perth, but the marriage was annulled at his wife's suit, which he did not defend, 1855. Resided from 1871 at Brantwood, Coniston Lake. Author, Modern Painters; Seven Lamps of Architecture; Stones of Venice; Unto this Last; Sesame and Lilies; The Crown of Wild Olive, etc. Died from influenza, Jan. 20, 1900. Buried at Coniston. (Al. Oxon.; Boase, VI. 511; D.N.B.; Who was Who.)

Born: 54 Hunter St., Bloomsbury, , , , England 8th Feb 1819 Baptised:
Died: Coniston, Lancs., England 20th Jan 1900 Buried: Coniston, Lancs., England 1900
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John 
Ruskin
(
Gray
) 1819 - 1900
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1. Apr 1848, div. 1855
Euphemia Chalmers (Effie) 
Gray
(
Ruskin
,
Millais
) 1828 - post 1864

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8th Feb 1819Born England
Apr 1848Married
Euphemia Chalmers (Effie) 
Gray
(
Ruskin
,
Millais
) 1828 - post 1864
31st Mar 1851Head of household in 1851 census (census) England
1855Divorced
Euphemia Chalmers (Effie) 
Gray
(
Ruskin
,
Millais
) 1828 - post 1864 (divorce)
20th Jan 1900Died Coniston, Lancs., England
1900Buried Coniston, Lancs., England
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