Our Parish is a series of 7 sketches written by Charles Dickens covering stories of London scenes and people. The series, along with Scenes, Characters and Tales form the 56 sketches that make up Sketches by Boz, published in 1836.
You can read the sketches on our website by clicking on the chapter links below.
Chapter 1. THE BEADLE. THE PARISH ENGINE. THE SCHOOLMASTER.
Chapter 2. THE CURATE. THE OLD LADY. THE HALF-PAY CAPTAIN.
Chapter 3. THE FOUR SISTERS.
The intelligence spread rapidly from house to house.The Four Sisters.
Chapter 4. THE ELECTION FOR BEADLE.
Chapter 5. THE BROKER’S MAN.
Chapter 6. THE LADIES’ SOCIETIES.
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a little patronage is more so.The Ladies’ Societies.