Dickens, Charles Culliford Boz

LITERARY MAN (ENGLAND)
BORN 6 Jan 1837, Bedfordshire - DIED 20 Jul 1896, Fulham County, Greater London
GRAVE LOCATION London: Old Mortlake Burial Ground, South Worple Way (Avenue Gardens) (Section S grave 148)

Charles Culliford Boz Dickens was the first child of novelist Charles Dickens and his wife Catherine Hogarth. His family called him Charley. He was educated at Eton and studied business in Germany. In 18 he started to work for Barings Bank. After the marriage of his parents broke up he lived with his mother.

In 1861 he married Bessie Evans, the daughter of Dickens former publisher Frederick Evans. They had eight children. After his business failed Dickens contracted him as sub-editor for "All the Year Round". Soon afterwards his father died and he became its owner and editor. He published several dictionaries on his father. He died in 1896 and was buried on the same day as his sister Mary.

Family
• Father: Dickens, Charles John Huffham
• Sister: Dickens, Kate Macready
• Sister: Dickens, Mary
• Brother: Dickens, Alfred Tennyson
• Brother: Dickens, Henry Fielding

Related persons
• was a friend of Irving, Washington
• wrote about Mathews, Charles

Events
1889/9/27: Wilkie Collins is buried at Kensal Green Cemetery
According to his wishes he was buried in a simple grave. Among those present were his niece Jane Ward, Holman-Hunt, Pigott, George Redford, Edmund Yates, Charles Dickens the Younger, Frank Beard, Caroline Graves, Ada Cavendish, Arthur Pinero, Squire Bancroft, Sebastian Schlesinger, Andrew Chatto, A.P. Watt, Hall Caine and Edmund Gosse. In 1895 Caroline Graves was buried in the same grave.

Sources
Charles Dickens, Jr. - Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Charles Dickens the Younger at Old Mortlake Burial Ground, London.
Picture by Androom (27 Jun 2009)

 


Dickens, Charles John Huffham

Published: 17 Jul 2009
Last update: 13 Jul 2014