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John Dickens

Person  Male  Born 21/8/1785  Died 31/3/1851

Categories: Friend / family

Father of Charles Dickens, was imprisoned in Marshalsea for debt from February to March (or May, according to Wikipedia) 1824. His wife and 4 youngest children joined him. It was only the death of his mother, and the subsequent inheritance that effected their release. He is said to be the model for his son's Mr Micawber in Great Expectations.

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John Dickens

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Marshalsea 6 - stone - John Dickens

John Dickens, the father of Charles Dickens, was imprisoned here for debt fro...

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