The Victorians

The Victorian age began when Queen Victoria came to the throne in 1837, and ended with her death in 1901. But why are the Victorians so important? Visit our Victorian timeline to find out more about the events and people of Victoria's rule, and about Victoria herself. You can also use our Victorian Clip Art to brighten up your own work.

 

Timeline

1837
1840
1841
1842
1850
1851
1854
1876
1901
Victoria comes to the throne, aged 18
Victoria marries her cousin, Prince Albert
The first census listing the whole household is taken
The Mines Act is passed
The Factory Act introduced a maximum 10 hour working day
The Great Exhibition at the Crystal Palace, London
The Crimean War began
Compulsory school attendence was introduced
Queen Victoria dies at the age of 81
Find out more about Victorian working conditions & the Workhouse
Click here to find out more about Victorians abroad
Click here to find out more about school in Victorian days
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Victorian Links (these will take you outside this website):

Victorian Station (architecture, interior design etc)

Britain Express Victorian Period

The Official Website of the Royal Family - Victoria

 

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