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Victorians - Key Figures in History

A non fiction resource on key Victorian figures such as Queen Victoria, Mary Seacole, Florence Nightingale, Charles Darwin and Ernest Shackleton. Ideal as a homework resource or for class research.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Victorians

A comprehensive BBC site covering the following aspects of the Victorian Era: Queen Victoria and her Prime Ministers, Political Events, Industrial Revolution, Technology and Innovation, Daily Life and Welfare and Health.

Teachers, Pupils
11-18 year olds
History Trails - Victorian Britain

Follow the history trail which includes games to find out about life in Victorian times. This site from the BBC has information on the industrial revolution, social conditions, occupations and Victorian women.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
The Victorians

A comprehensive radio broadcasts about the Victorians from the BBC which includes information on the lives of Victorian children, the railways, key events and key people from the era.

Teachers
7-11 year olds
Victorians Class Clips

Video Class Clips from the BBC on Victorians about such topics as children working in coal mines and mills, and the development of transport.

Teachers, Pupils
7-11 year olds
The Victorian Period

Basic information about daily life in Victorian England and Wales. The site has outline details of Victorian personalities such as Queen Victoria, George Stephenson, Gladstone and Disraeli.

Teachers, Pupils
11-14 year olds
The Victorian Web

A comprehensive collection of academic contributions relating to Victorian times, such as the political and social history of the times.

Teachers, Pupils
14-18 year olds
1876 Victorian England Revisited

Journey back in time to see how a middle-class Victorian family lived. Look round the house and meet the family and servants.

Pupils
11-14 year olds
Coal Mining and the Victorians

This feature looks at the lives of children working in coal mines in Victorian England. It includes extracts original sources which help to highlight the working conditions.

Pupils
11-14 year olds
Historic Royal Palaces - History and Stories

Discover interesting facts about Henry VIII and find out why he was so feared. Learn about his six wives and also about Queen Victoria and her empire.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
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