Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Arthur Entered Hodder Prep, a Jesuit-Run School

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    Sir Arthur Conan Doyles' Achievements

  • At Stonyhurst, he was noted for his untidiness and his determination to go his own way.

  • Charles Doyle enters a nursing facility to receive treatment for his alcoholism. Conan Doyle attends the University of Edinburgh Medical School where he meets Dr. Joseph Bell, the person who inspired the character of Sherlock Holmes.

    Charles Doyle enters a nursing facility to receive treatment for his alcoholism. Conan Doyle attends the University of Edinburgh Medical School where he meets Dr. Joseph Bell, the person who inspired the character of Sherlock Holmes.
  • During the summer, he worked with a doctor in general practice

  • Conan Doyle's work is published for the first time. The story is The Mystery of the Sassassa Valley.

    Conan Doyle's work is published for the first time. The story is The Mystery of the Sassassa Valley.
  • Arthur sold his first short story to Chambers' Journal.

  • He serves as ship's surgeon on the Greenland whaler Hope.

  • He signed on as a surgeon on an Arctic whaling ship for seven months. He learned to be a skilled harpooner. This experience toughened him up physically and mentally.

  • Arthur received his M.D.

  • A Study in Scarlet, the first Sherlock Holmes story is published.

  • Conan Doyle gives up his medical practice in favor of writing. The White Company is published.

  • Louise gives birth to Arthur Allyne Kingsley. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is published.

  • The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes is published. Conan Doyle goes on a lecture tour of the United States.

  • Conan Doyle and family move back to England.

  • Conan Doyle meets Jean Leckie

  • The Hound of the Baskervilles is published in The Strand magazine.

  • Louise dies at the age of forty-nine. Conan Doyle begins investigation of the George Edalji case.

  • Conan Doyle marries Jean Leckie

  • Conan Doyle visits the United States.

  • Conan Doyle visits the United States.

  • Conan Doyle declares his belief in Spiritualism in the Light magazine.

  • His son , Kingsley, dies. His brother, Innes, also dies.

  • Jean Conan Doyle discovers that she had the ability to do automatic writing.

  • The Coming of the Fairies is published. Jean Conan Doyle attempts to contact Houdini's mother.

  • History of Spiritualism is published

  • The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes is published

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle dies on July 8. He is buried at the rose garden in Windlesham.