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Victorian era


The Victorian era of British history was the period of Queen Victoria's reign from 20 June 1837 ... to libraries, baths, and gymnasia. Middle-class reformers did their best to assist the working...

Victorian Children in Victorian Times and How They Lived


Dec 11, 2012 ... They didn't have the nice houses to live in or the extravagant toys, clothes or fine ... How old did children have to be to work in Victorian Times? ... Because they were considered cheap labor Victorian children were in high ...

The Standards Site: Who were the Victorians and when did they live?


Discuss what they think they can tell from the picture, eg status of the family, lifestyle, when the ... 5. How did different Victorian children use their spare time?

BBC - Primary History - Victorian Britain - Children at Work


BBC Primary History - Children of Victorian Britain - Children at work. ... Children from richer homes were well fed, wore warm clothes and had shoes on their feet. They did not work, but went to school or had lessons at home. .... boarding school : A school where children live during term time, coming home for the holidays.

Victorian Workhouses - The Workhouse - Woodlands Junior School


Before 1834, poor people were looked after by buying food and clothing from money ... person could get poor relief unless they went to live in special workhouses. ... The education the children received did not include the two most important ...

Life in Victorian England


What was it like to live in the Victorian England? ... Very poor families or orphans might have had to enter a workhouse where they were fed and given a bed.

Top 10 Creepy Aspects of Victorian Life - Listverse


Aug 29, 2009 ... They were usually filthy and full to the brim of societies unwanted people. At the ... families to live together with other families in the communal environment. .... seem just as crude to people of the future as Victorian's does to us.

Hidden Lives Revealed - Poverty and Families in the Victorian Era


Low wages and the scramble for jobs meant that people needed to live near to where work was available. ... Many people could not afford the rents that were being charged and so they ... Neither did the very poor in the tenements of London.

Five Horrible Diseases You Might Have Caught in Victorian England ...


A Victorian wedding: "Did you wash your hands? ... They were fairly sure it was something to do with human waste, but a lot of scientists believed it was the smell  ...

Unit 11: What was it like for children living in Victorian Britain?


Who were the Victorians? When did they live? 1837-1901:The Victorian Era. Unit 6b: Why have people invaded and settled in Britain in the past? An Anglo ...

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Victorian life - Primary Homework Help


The quality of life depended on whether you were rich or poor. ... People did not buy their food in a supermarket instead they went to several small shops, ...

The Victorians - Primary Resources


Who were the Victorians and when did they live? ... To be able to identify Queen Victoria and place the Victorian period in relation to other periods of history.

Victorians Homework for kids - Woodlands Junior School


What does Victorian times mean? Victorian times means during Victoria's rule. ... There was no electricity, instead gas lamps or candles were used for light.