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Thomas Churchyard

 (1798 - 1865)
Thomas Churchyard was active/lived in United Kingdom.  Thomas Churchyard is known for landscape painting.

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Thomas Churchyard


Thomas Churchyard 1798-1865

Born in Melton, he was the only child of Jonathan Churchyard, butcher and meat trader and Ann White of Peasenhall.  In 1808 Thomas went to Dedham Grammar School, living in the Headmaster's house as a boarder.  He studied Classics, French and English poets, philosophy, religious speculation and natural history.  John Constable was an old boy of this school, from two decades earlier, and was often found sketching in the Dedham Vale during these summers.  In 1815 Thomas left school and the following year became an articled solicitor with Crabbe and Cross at Halesworth.  Thomas left Halesworth for London in 1820 to complete his final year of articles.

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About  Thomas Churchyard

Born:  1798 - Melton, near Woodbridge, Suffolk, England
Died:   1865
Known for:  landscape painting