Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1824/00/00 Born
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
1859/11/26 "The Woman in White" is serialized in "All the Year Round" weekly literary magazine, 26 November 1859 to 25 August 1860. Charles Dickens had asked friend Wilkie Collins to write a novel for his new magazine, Dickens wrote "A Tale of Two Cities". Author The Woman in White
1860/00/00 Catherine Dickens marries artist and author Charles Allston Collins, younger brother of Wilkie Collins, at St Mary's in Higham. Brother of the Groom Church Of St Mary, Higham Higham Marriage of Kate Dickens and Charles Allston Collins
1868/00/00 The Moonstone - published Author The Moonstone
1879/00/00 The Haunted Hotel: A Mystery of Modern Venice is published by Chatto and Windus, London. Author The Haunted Hotel: A Mystery of Modern Venice
1889/00/00 Dies

4 Creative Works by Wilkie Collins »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Miss Jeromette and the Clergyman (Short Story) Author Short Story
The Woman in White Author Novel 1859/11/26
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The Moonstone Author Book 1868/00/00
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The Haunted Hotel: A Mystery of Modern Venice Author Book 1879/00/00

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