Full Name: Charles John Huffam Dickens

Date of Birth: Friday 7th February 1812

Place of Birth: 1 Mile End Terrace, Landport, Portsmouth England

Parents: John Dickens (1785-1851) Elizabeth Dickens (1789-1863)

Education: Age 9-11: William Giles School Chatham Kent, Age 13-15 Wellington House Academy London.

First Job: At the age of 12, Dickens worked in Warren Blacking Factory pasting labels on bottles of shoe polish.

First Published Story: A Dinner at Poplar Walk published in Monthly Magazine December 1833

Marriage: Catherine Hogarth married 2nd April 1836 in St. Luke's Church, Chelsea : Separated 1858


Publications

Work
Publication Date
Sketches by Boz
1836
Pickwick Papers
Serialized monthly 1837-38
Oliver Twist
Serialized monthly 1837-38
Nicholas Nickleby
Serialized monthly 1838-39
The Old Curiosity Shop
Serialized weekly 1840-41
Barnaby Rudge
Serialized weekly 1841
American Notes
1842
Martin Chuzzlewit
Serialized monthly 1843-44
A Christmas Carol
1843
The Chimes
1844
The Cricket on the Hearth
1845
Dombey and Son
Serialized monthly 1846-48
The Battle of Life
1846
The Life of Our Lord
1846
Pictures from Italy
1846
The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain
1848
David Copperfield
Serialized monthly 1849-50
A Child's History of England
Serialized weekly 1851-53
Bleak House
Serialized monthly 1852-53
Hard Times
Serialized weekly 1854
Little Dorrit
Serialized monthly 1855-57
A Tale of Two Cities
Serialized weekly 1859
Great Expectations
Serialized weeklly 1860-61
The Uncommercial Traveller
1861
Our Mutual Friend
1864-65
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
unfinished serialized monthly 1870

Date of Death: Thursday 9th June 1870 (at Gad's Hill Place of a stroke)

Place of Burial: Poet's Corner, Westminster Abbey, London