SD3389 : Arthur Ransome's Grave, Rusland Church

taken 9 years ago, near to Rusland, Cumbria, Great Britain

Arthur Ransome's Grave, Rusland Church.
Arthur Ransome's Grave, Rusland Church.
Arthur Mitchell Ransome was born in Leeds in 1884 and educated in Windermere and Rugby.
he lived for a time in Russia, where he met his second wife Evgenia Shvelpina, Trotsky's secretary.
Ransome married Evgenia and returned to England in 1924. Settling in the Lake District, he spent the late 1920s as a foreign correspondent and highly-respected angling columnist for the Manchester Guardian, before settling down to write Swallows and Amazons and its successors.

Today Ransome is best known for his Swallows and Amazons series of novels, (1931 - 1947). All remain in print and have been widely translated.

Arthur Ransome died in June 1967 and is buried at Rusland Church in the Lake District.
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Sunday, 1 March, 2009   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 1 March, 2009
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 338 896 [100m precision]
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