Frederick William Dickens

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Frederick William Dickens

Birthplace: London
Death: Died in Darlington, Darlington, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of John Dickens and Elizabeth Cuilliford Dickens
Husband of Ann de Lancy Shaw
Father of Reginald Dickens
Brother of Frances Elizabeth Burnett; Charles Dickens; Alfred Allen Dickens; Letitia Mary Dickens; Harriet Ellen Dickens and 2 others

Occupation: civil servant
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About Frederick William Dickens

Frederick Dickens was the younger brother of novelist Charles Dickens. He lived with Charles at Furnival's Inn in 1834, and during the early years of Dickens' marriage to Catherine. Frederick married and fell into debt, using his famous brother's name to obtain credit. Fred was later imprisoned for debt and spent the last years of his life an alcoholic. When he died at age 48 Charles lamented Fred's "wasted life."


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Frederick William Dickens's Timeline

July 4, 1820
Age 39
October 20, 1868
Age 48
Darlington, Darlington, England, United Kingdom