Dickens Jr., Charles

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Dickens Jr., Charles Gender: M
Charles Culliford Boz Dickens
born on 6 January 1837 at 18:15 (= 6:15 PM )
Place London, England, 51n30, 0w10
Timezone LMT m0w10 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 16°19' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 13°01 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 10°49'

Charles Dickens Jr. (photograph dated 11 February 1874)


English writer from a noted family. He was the first child of the novelist Charles Dickens and his wife Catherine. A failed businessman, he became the editor of his father's magazine All the Year Round, and a successful writer of dictionaries. He is now most remembered for his two 1879 books Dickens's Dictionary of London and Dickens's Dictionary of the Thames. He died on July 20, 1896.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Charles Dickens, his tragedy and triumph" by Edgar Johnson (Penguin, 1979), p. 120: "The baby, a boy, was born at quarter past six that evening, and was thus a Twelfth-Night child. He was named Charles after his father."


  • Family : Childhood : Family noted (Son of Charles Dickens)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Magazine editor)
  • Vocation : Writers : Other Writers (Writer of dictionaries)