Dickens and Finchley


Dickens and Finchley


Theresa Musgrove is a writer and blogger, usually hiding behind the alias of Mrs Angry and the 'Broken Barnet' blog. Although she writes about local politics, she finds it increasingly difficult to prevent irrelevant references to local history seeping into her work: this talk will explore one of those themes, the associations of Charles Dickens with many locations in the borough, including some newly discovered material which probably raises more questions than it answers ... the story of a bootmaker, a mortgage - and a tale of two workhouses ...

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