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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.

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7-11 year olds
Victorians

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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11-14 year olds
Tudors and Victorians Dressing Up

See if you can dress the Tudors and Victorians in the correct clothes in these BBC games.

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7-11 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.

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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.

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11-14 year olds
Victorian Crime and Punishment

This website is about Crime and Punishment in the UK in the 19th Century. There is a prisoner database with real prisoner records and case studies for a more in-depth view of the crimes and trials of some of the inmates.

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7-16 year olds
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