Edward Dickens
Charles Dickens' son and New South Wales politician
Edward Dickens
Edward Bulwer Lytton Dickens was the youngest son of English novelist Charles Dickens and his wife Catherine and was an Australian politician. Edward 'Plorn' Dickens was clearly named after Edward Bulwer-Lytton — nowadays much satirised for the famous opening line of his 1830 novel Paul Clifford, "It was a dark and stormy night" — and educated at Tunbridge Wells in Kent at a private school owned by the Reverend W.
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PRACTICAL TRAVELER; Baby Sitters On the Road
NYTimes - over 14 years
MANY parents who enjoy traveling pursue one of three strategies when they hit the road: leave the kids with a willing relative, take a nanny along, or plan a vacation at a child-friendly resort. But sometimes none of these approaches is an option, -- so to get at least one dinner out by themselves, mom and dad need to find a baby sitter in an
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TRAVEL ADVISORY; Passport Fees Rise By 40 Percent, to $85
NYTimes - over 14 years
Travelers must now pay more to obtain or renew passports for overseas travel, particularly if they are getting one for a child. Two weeks ago the cost of an adult passport rose more than 40 percent, to $85 from $60, while the renewal fee increased to $55 from $40. For children under 16, the fee increased by 75 percent, to $70 from $40. The cost of
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Visa Delays Give Fits to Program Planners
NYTimes - over 14 years
From the Pacific coast to Central Park, directors of arts festivals across the country are scrambling this summer to fill empty slots left by foreign artists whose visas to the United States failed to materialize in time for their performances because of intensified security checks instituted since last September. In most cases visa applications
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PRACTICAL TRAVELER; When Caution Is Advised
NYTimes - almost 15 years
ON March 27, the day Luke Moran and his family flew to Italy for a vacation, the United States State Department issued an announcement about a possible threat of terrorist activity in four Italian cities on Easter Sunday, four days later. Mr. Moran said he learned about the announcement when he and his family checked into their hotel in Rome and
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TRAVEL ADVISORY: CORRESPONDENT'S REPORT; Processing Time Grows For Passports Abroad
NYTimes - almost 15 years
IF American travelers needed another reason to hold on tight to their passports, the State Department has come up with it. In what is being described as an effort to foil terrorists and other criminals, the department announced this month that -- beginning immediately -- Americans who lose their passports abroad or who live overseas and need a new
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    FORTIES
  • 1902
    Age 49
    Died in 1902.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1889
    Age 36
    Dickens was elected as the member for Wilcannia in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly in 1889 and held the seat until defeated by the Labor Party candidate, Richard Sleath in 1894.
    More Details Hide Details Dickens then became a rabbit inspector for the Government of New South Wales and was afterwards an officer for the Lands Department in charge of the Moree district. He subsequently had difficulty finding employment and died after several months' illness in Moree, in debt and childless. He was buried in Moree cemetery.
  • 1886
    Age 33
    He lost heavily from bad seasons and in 1886 he was appointed government inspector of runs in the Bourke District.
    More Details Hide Details He was never able to pay back a loan of ₤800 from his most successful brother, Henry.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1880
    Age 27
    He married Constance Desailly, the daughter of a local property-owner, in 1880.
    More Details Hide Details He opened a stock and station agency, was elected as an alderman of Bourke Shire Council and bought a share in Yanda station near Bourke.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1852
    Born
    Born in 1852.
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