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Victorian Times Web Resources


Jobs During Victorian Times

http://www.census1891.com/occupations-b.htm

http://www.victorianweb.org/victorian/history/work/index.html

Servants

http://www.webspinners.org.uk/weddingtoncastle2/new_page_77.htm

http://www.webspinners.org.uk/weddingtoncastle2/victorian_servants.htm#ladysmaid (scroll down to see different jobs)

General Sites about Charles Dickens and Victorian Times

http://www.bbc.co.uk/drama/bleakhouse/animation.shtml

http://charlesdickenspage.com/

http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/dickens/

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/dickens/

http://www.perryweb.com/Dickens/

http://www.dickensfellowship.org/

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/homework/victorians/industrialrevolution.html


History Expert

What social conditions were of concern during Dickens’ time?


Industrial Revolution

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/homework/victorians/industrialrevolution.html

 

Poor Laws

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/olivertwist/ei_downandout.html (scroll down pg.)

 

Victorian Prisons

 http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/lesson24.htm

 

Health

http://healthmad.com/health/health-in-the-victorian-age/

http://www.bbcamerica.com/anglophenia/2013/04/five-horrible-diseases-you-might-have-caught-in-

http://logicmgmt.com/1876/overview/medicine/diseases.htm

http://www.victorianweb.org/science/health/health10.html

 

Workhouses

http://www.judandk.force9.co.uk/workhouse.html


http://www.victorian-era.org/victorian-workhouses.html

 

Crystal Palace

 

Map of Dickens’ London

http://www.fidnet.com/~dap1955/dickens/dickens_london_map.html

 

Child Labor

http://www.freeessays.cc/db/18/ehc33.shtml

 

 


Fashion Expert
What fashions were in style for men, women, and children

 

Ashton House

http://www.logicmgmt.com/1876/house_tour/ourhouse.htm

 

19th Century Fashion

http://victorianeracnr.blogspot.com/2011/01/fashion.html 


Etiquette Expert
How were adults and children expected to behave?


Childhood

http://home.earthlink.net/~gchristen/Etiquette.html


http://www.victoriaspast.com/ChildrenofVicParents/revisitthepast.html


http://www.victorian-era.org/victorian-children.html

 

Children of Victorian Parents

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/victorian_britain/

 

http://www.erasofelegance.com/etiquette/etiquette.h


General Etiquette

http://www.logicmgmt.com/1876/etiquette/etiquette.htm

http://www.victorian-era.org/victorian-etiquettes.html

 

 

Entertainment Expert
What did children and adults do for fun?

 

Sports, Hobbies, and Pastimes

http://www.victorianweb.org/art/costume/nunn2.html

http://logicmgmt.com/1876/funandgames/croquet.htm (croquet)

http://logicmgmt.com/1876/funandgames/Afampursuits.htm

http://logicmgmt.com/1876/funandgames/board.htm (board games)

http://logicmgmt.com/1876/funandgames/cricket.htm (cricket)

http://logicmgmt.com/1876/funandgames/bicycling.htm (bicycling)

http://logicmgmt.com/1876/funandgames/pastimes.htm

http://www.victorianweb.org/victorian/history/sports/index.html

http://www.aboutbritain.com/articles/victorian-games-and-toys.asp

http://www.humanities360.com/index.php/recreation-and-pastimes-during-the-victorian-era-5492/

 

 

 

 


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