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The Death of Charles Dickens – 9 June 1870

Charles John Huffam Dickens (aka ‘Boz’) died at Gad’s Hill Place in Higham, Kent, on June 1870, aged 58.

To mark the day, we thought we’d wear a red geranium (his favourite flower) and post this warm newspaper tribute to the passing of ‘Boz’.

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Berkshire Chronicle – Saturday 11 June 1870

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000358/18700611/046/0008

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The Graphic – Saturday 18 June 1870

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000057/18700618/031/0022

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