Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens

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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1812/02/07 Charles John Huffam Dickens is born at 1 Mile End Ter (now 393 Commercial Road) Born Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum Portsmouth
1825/04/00 Charles Dickens attends Wellington House Academy (demolished) on Hampstead Road (near Granby Ter) in Camden, London, from April 1825 to March 1827. Education
1834/04/00 St George's is the fictional setting for Charles Dickens' "The Bloomsbury Christening", published in "The Monthly Magazine" Author Church Of St George, Bloomsbury London
1837/00/00 Charles Dickens moves to Doughty St, his home until 1839. Home Charles Dickens House London
1838/00/00 "Oliver Twist" is serilized in Bentley's Miscellany from February 1837 to April 1839 and published in book form in 1838. "Oliver Twist" was written at 48 Doughty St. Author Oliver Twist Charles Dickens House London
1841/00/00 Charles Dickens stays at the Ship Hotel. Visitor Old Ship Assembly Rooms Brighton
1842/00/00 Charles Dickens stays at Mermaid House Hotel during a visit to Looking Glass Prairie Visitor Mermaid House Hotel Lebanon Charles Dickens' 1842 Tour of America
1842/00/00 Charles Dickens spends a night the Exchange Hotel Visitor Exchange Hotel Sandusky Charles Dickens' 1842 Tour of America
1842/00/00 Charles Dickens visits Perkins during a lecture tour of America and writes about Dr Howe's work with deaf-blind student Laura Bridgman. Visitor American Notes Perkins School for the Blind Watertown Charles Dickens' 1842 Tour of America
1842/00/00 Mr Dickens visits the Eastern State Penitentiary Visitor American Notes Eastern State Penitentiary Philadelphia Charles Dickens' 1842 Tour of America
1842/00/00 Charles Dickens visits the Fairmount Water Works Visitor American Notes Fairmount Water Works Philadelphia Charles Dickens' 1842 Tour of America
1842/03/06 Poe meets Dickens at the United States Hotel, Philadelphia (423 Chestnut St, demolished 1856). Dickens agrees to consider writing for Graham's and to try to find an English publisher for Poe's Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque, nothing came of these. Visitor Second Bank of the United States Philadelphia Charles Dickens' 1842 Tour of America
1842/03/12 Charles Dickens writes an epitaph for Charles Irving Thornton Author Charles Irving Thornton Tombstone Cumberland Charles Dickens' 1842 Tour of America
1842/10/19 American Notes is published Author American Notes Charles Dickens' 1842 Tour of America
1843/00/00 A Christmas Carol - published Author A Christmas Carol
1850/00/00 David Copperfield - published Author David Copperfield
1853/00/00 Bleak House - published Author Bleak House
1857/07/00 Hans Christian Andersen visits Dickens at Gads Hill Place, invited for two weeks, Anderson left after five. Dickens wrote on the mirror in the guestroom: "Hans Andersen slept in this room for five weeks - which seemed to the family AGES!" Host Gadshill Place Higham
1857/09/07 Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins depart London by train for Carlisle, travel another 14 miles to the village of Hesketh Newmarket, and stay at the Queen's Head (private residence called Dickens House). Visitor Caldbeck Cumbria The Lazy Tour of Two Authors
1857/09/08 Despite bad weather, Dickens persuades a reluctant Collins to climb Carrock Fell, 8 mi (13 km) NE of Keswick. Carrying a broken compass, the lazy authors become lost in heavy mist on the descent where Wilkie badly sprains his ankle. Visitor Lake District The Lazy Tour of Two Authors
1857/09/09 Dickens and Collins make it to Allonby in time for lunch. They stay for two nights at The Ship, described by Dickens as 'a capital little homely inn looking out upon the sea ... a clean nice place in a rough wild country'. Visitor Ship Hotel Allonby The Lazy Tour of Two Authors
1859/00/00 "A Tale of Two Cities", a novel by Charles Dickens, is published. Author A Tale of Two Cities
1861/00/00 Great Expectations - published Author Great Expectations
1868/00/00 The Magic Fishbone - published Author The Magic Fishbone
1870/00/00 "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" is published. Author The Mystery of Edwin Drood
1870/06/08 Charles Dickens dies of a stroke on a couch in the dining room of Gad's Hill Place, Higham, Kent. Died Gadshill Place Higham
1870/06/14 Charles Dickens is laid to rest in the Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey Memorium Westminster Abbey London

9 Creative Works by Charles Dickens »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Oliver Twist Author Book 1838/00/00
  • 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
American Notes Author Book 1842/10/19
A Christmas Carol Author Book 1843/00/00
  • 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up
David Copperfield Author Book 1850/00/00
  • 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
Bleak House Author Book 1853/00/00
  • 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
A Tale of Two Cities Author Book 1859/00/00
Great Expectations Author Book 1861/00/00
  • 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
The Magic Fishbone Author Book 1868/00/00
  • 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up
The Mystery of Edwin Drood Author Novel 1870/00/00
  • The Top 100 Mystery Novels of All Time

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