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1 Unit 13: How has life in Britain changed since 1948?

2 History Unit 13: How has life in Britain changed since 1948? Who were the Victorians? When did they live? The Victorian Era is the name given to the period in history when Queen Victoria was on the throne. She was Queen from 1837 to That’s more than 63 years, which is longer than any other British monarch so far. Victoria had 9 children, of which 4 would later become monarchs: Edward VII, George V, Edward VIII and George VI. As well as English, Queen Victoria could speak German, French, Italian and Latin.

3 History Unit 13: How has life in Britain changed since 1948? Who lived here in 1841? Unit 13: How has life in Britain changed since 1948? : The Victorian Era : World War II

4 History Unit 13: How has life in Britain changed since 1948? Who lived here in 1841? We can find out information about the people who lived in our area by looking at a census. What sort of facts might be recorded in a census? Name Age Hobbies Place of birth Names of pets Favourite food Size of family Job   

5 History Unit 13: How has life in Britain changed since 1948? Who lived and worked in our area in 1891? What has changed? : The Victorian Era : World War II 1891

6 History Unit 13: How has life in Britain changed since 1948? Who lived and worked in our area in 1891? What has changed? Look at the census reports for our area between 1841 and What changes do you notice? Why do you think there were changes? Here are some reasons for change. Can you think of more? easier to travel from place to place more jobs in factories or mills more things made by machines, less handmade things new housing built around workplaces population increase- people are healthier and live longer

7 History Unit 13: How has life in Britain changed since 1948? How had travel changed by 1891? By 1891 people were able to travel by train quite cheaply. Is there a railway station in our area? Do you know when it was built? Heavy goods, like coal and cotton were carried by canal barge in Victorian times. The Victorians built lots of canals to bring supplies to mills and factories. Is there a canal in our area?

8 History Unit 13: How has life in Britain changed since 1948? Where did people work in Victorian times? During Victorian times there were great changes to the way people worked. Many large factories and mills were built. Lots of them are still around today. Are there any buildings like these in your area?

9 History Unit 13: How has life in Britain changed since 1948? How did the arrival and expansion of the railways affect our area? People could travel between towns much more quickly Coach and canal boat companies lost some of their customers The building of railways and tunnels had an effect on the landscape A wider range of goods could be traded between towns


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