Georgina Hogarth

(1827—1917) companion and confidante of Charles Dickens

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Sister-in-law, companion, and confidante, described by Dickens in his will as ‘the best and truest friend man ever had’. She became an essential member of the Dickens household, and remained there, despite the breakdown of the Dickens marriage, until Dickens's death in 1870.


From Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century).

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