Christina Rossetti
(1830-1894)

woman and poetess

Died aged c. 64

Christina Georgina Rossetti (5 December 1830 – 29 December 1894) was an English poet who wrote a variety of romantic, devotional, and children's poems. She is famous for writing Goblin Market and Remember, and the words of the Christmas carol In the Bleak Midwinter.

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Here lived and died Christina Georgina Rossetti poetess born 1830:died 1894

30 Torrington Square, Camden, WC1, London, United Kingdom where they lived and died (1894)

Ellen Heaton (1816-94) lived in 6 Woodhouse Square from 1859-94. She was an influential Pre-Raphaelite art patron and an active campaigner for women's rights, education, health, environmental issues and anti-vivisection. Her friend, the poet Christina Rossetti, stayed here.

Swarthmore Education Centre, 6 Woodhouse Square, Leeds, United Kingdom where they stayed

Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894) Poet and pre-Raphaelite model, ran a school in this building from April 1853 until March 1854 when the Rossetti family returned to London.

Brunswick Villa, Frome, United Kingdom where they ran a school