Stranger than Fiction

In our travels I have come across references to two of the sons of novelist Charles Dickens.

According to Wikipedia, both Alfred and Edward Dickens migrated to Australia.

Edward Dickens, son of Charles Dickens died of consumption in Moree, NSW in 1902.

Jessie Devlin Dickens is buried in the Hamilton, Vic cemetery. Jessie was the wife of Alfred who was a Stock and Station Agent in Hamilton. She died in 1878 after being thrown from her carriage when her horse bolted. She was only 29 years old. Alfred Dickens died in New York in 1912 whilst on a speaking engagement.

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Alfred Dickens, Source: Wikipedia

 

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