Where did Charles Dickens live in 1843?
The Dickens family moved to The Brook, 18 St. Mary’s Place, Chatham. Summer: Posted back to London, John Dickens and family move to a house at No. 16 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London (undoubtedly a model for the Cratchits’ home in A Christmas Carol, 1843).
Where was Oliver Twist based in London?
The building that Dickens based it off of is located at 38 Cleveland St, Paddington, London, United Kingdom, just nine doors down from Dickens’ childhood home. In the novel, Oliver was born in a workhouse. Workhouses are purposely portrayed by Dickens from the very beginning as utterly vile and inhumane places.
When did Charles Dickens live in Chatham?
Dickens bought the house in 1856 and moved there in 1860 after the separation from Catherine. He died there on June 9, 1870.
Can you visit Charles Dickens home?
We are open Wednesday to Sunday from 10am until 5pm with staggered entry at 15 minute intervals to make sure your experience is intimate and enjoyable. Last admission into the house is at 4pm.