Elizabeth was born on 21 December 1789, one of ten children of Charles Barrow (1759–1826) and Mary Culliford (1771–1851).
Marriage to John Dickens.
As a young boy Charles Dickens was taught to read by his mother, and later also a little Latin. Charles later told his friend and biographer John Forster that her teaching had awakened “his first desire for knowledge and his earliest passion for reading”.
Use in Dickens characters.
HERE ALSO LIE THE REMAINS OF ELIZABETH DICKENS WHO DIED SEPTEMBER 12TH 1863 AGED 73 YEARS.