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Victorian Times Web Resources


            http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/victorians/ - general information


The Industrial  Revolution


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


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


Major Social Problems


        Housing Conditions and Disease

         http://www.victorianchildren.org/victorian-houses-how-victorians-lived/

         http://www.hiddenlives.org.uk/articles/poverty.html

         http://vcp.e2bn.org/justice/page11365-debtors.html (Debtor’s prison)

          http://www.logicmgmt.com/1876/house_tour/ourhouse.htm (Ashton House)


         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


        1834 Poor Law and Workhouses


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

       

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


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

        

        Working Conditions


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

        

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


            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)

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

             http://www.victorianweb.org/history/hist8.html


        Education 


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


       http://www.victorianschool.co.uk/schoolday.html

        

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


        


Victorian Etiquette (manners and behavior)

                How were adults and children expected to behave?

               

             General Etiquette

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

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

             

            Childhood

              

                       http://www.vam.ac.uk/vastatic/nmc/1164_text/Victorian%20Children.pdf (life of children)

                       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


Entertainment and Recreation


              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/

 


Fashion - Types of clothing worn by adults and children




 



 

 

 


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