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Dora Annie Dickens
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Birth: Aug. 16, 1850
Death: Apr. 14, 1851

The inscription reads ; "Dora Annie, the ninth child of Charles and Catherine Dickens, died 14th. April 1851, aged eight months." Dora was born at 1 Devonshire Terrace, just South of Regent's Park. As her father was writing "David Copperfield" at the time, she was given the same name as the hero's wife. Sadly, Dora, like her fictional namesake, was not a healthy child, and she died, from a convulsion, in the house of her birth, whilst her mother was recuperating at Malvern in Worcestershire. She is buried in the same grave as her mother. In addition, the tombstone bears the names of two of her brothers : Walter, who died in Calcutta, and Sydney, who died and was buried at sea (qq.v.).  (bio by: Iain MacFarlaine) 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)
  Catherine Thompson Hogarth Dickens (1815 - 1879)
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Culliford Boz Dickens (1837 - 1896)*
  Mary Dickens (1838 - 1896)*
  Catherine Elizabeth Macready Dickens Perugini (1839 - 1929)*
  Walter Landor Dickens (1841 - 1863)*
  Francis Jeffrey Dickens (1844 - 1886)*
  Alfred D'Orsay Tennyson Dickens (1845 - 1912)*
  Sydney Smith Haldimand Dickens (1847 - 1872)*
  Henry Fielding Dickens (1849 - 1933)*
  Dora Annie Dickens (1850 - 1851)
  Edward Bulwer Lytton Dickens (1851 - 1902)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Convulsions
 
Burial:
Highgate Cemetery (West)
Highgate
London Borough of Camden
Greater London, England
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Iain MacFarlaine
Record added: Oct 23, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6871360
Dora Annie Dickens
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Dora Annie Dickens
Added by: Iain MacFarlaine
 
Dora Annie Dickens
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- Mackie
 Added: Apr. 20, 2014

- Mackie
 Added: Mar. 25, 2014
You were thought of today, sweet baby Dora.
- Remembering ...
 Added: Feb. 7, 2014
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