|Reverend Edward Ruskin|
Edward Ruskin was born in 1919 and became a vicar as a young man. He arrived in Beckindale in 1960 when he was transferred to that parish. He married Liz Ruskin but they never had any children.
1972-1975, 1983EditEdward Ruskin was first seen in the show during Sharon Crossthwaite's dissapearance and revelation that she had been murdered. Jim Latimer confessed to Rev Ruskin that he had killed Sharon. Ruskin and his wife Liz lived at the vicarage in Beckindale. Ruskin and village churchwarden Wally Lumm had a disagreement in 1974 over divorced women joining the Womans Union.
In May 1975 Ruskin and his wife left the village after he was transferred to another parish. There was a nice send off for him at the village hall. Mr Matthews later became Rev Ruskin's replacement. Rev Ruskin was not seen in the village for the next 8 years.
In May 1983 Rev Ruskin returned to Beckindale as a stand in vicar for Rev Hinton when he was away. He helped Seth Armstrong and Meg Armstrong reconcile. That was Ruskin's final visit to the village. He was never seen or heard from again.
Full Name: Edward Ruskin
Died: After 1983
First appearance Episode 31 (5th February 1973)
Last appearance Episode 805 (24th May 1983)
Spouse Liz Ruskin