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The Victorian Times
By Lucy Cotterill
The Victorian Era
• Queen Victoria reigned from 1837 to 1901, longer than any
previous British monarch . But very recently...
Queen Victoria
In 1840, Victoria
married her first
cousin Prince Albert.
Queen Victoria was
the first monarch to
live in B...
Victorian Children
• During the Victorian times ,life was not the
same for children ,Because, many poor
Victorian children...
Victorian Sundays
• A Victorian Sunday was often the quietest day of
the week! And an important day after a hard
weeks wor...
Parks
• The Victorian age saw a great increase in the
number of public parks, walks and open
spaces in the cities and town...
Railways
• Railways were a product of the nineteenth
century and the industrial revolution. In 1825 ,
the Stockton to Darl...
Punch and Judy shows
• Punch and Judy shows were part of any village fair and could
always be found near the seaside.
• Pu...
Family Entertainment
• At the end of the day, the Victorian family
enjoyed quiet games such as cards and board
games.
• No...
Industry and inventions
• In Victorian times, there were lots of steam
railways were built including some by George
and Ro...
My Victorian Timeline
Queen
Victoria
was born
1819
Queen
Victoria
crowned
1837
Queen
Victoria
died
1901
Diamond
Jubilee
18...
Thank You!
This is my year 4 Victorian project and I have
really enjoyed learning facts and typing them
up!
Thank you for ...
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Victorian Times - School Project by Lucy Cotterill, age 8

  1. 1. The Victorian Times By Lucy Cotterill
  2. 2. The Victorian Era • Queen Victoria reigned from 1837 to 1901, longer than any previous British monarch . But very recently our Queen Elizabeth has beaten her! • During her reign ,Britain was the most prosperous industrial nation in the world ,with an ever-expanding overseas empire. • She ruled with dignity, setting the moral standard for the nation and giving her name to the age in which she lived. • The Victorians loved their Queen and were proud of Britain and the empire.
  3. 3. Queen Victoria In 1840, Victoria married her first cousin Prince Albert. Queen Victoria was the first monarch to live in Buckingham Palace.
  4. 4. Victorian Children • During the Victorian times ,life was not the same for children ,Because, many poor Victorian children never went to school. • As soon as they were old enough, Young children were forced to sell things for money that they then gave to their family. • In 1880 a new law was made that all children under ten must attend school.
  5. 5. Victorian Sundays • A Victorian Sunday was often the quietest day of the week! And an important day after a hard weeks work. • After morning church there were Sunday activities to be enjoyed. • People often wore their best clothes. • On Sundays and bank holidays, clerks and factory workers, on their own or with family’s in tow, would set of on their bicycles or by train for a day in the countryside.
  6. 6. Parks • The Victorian age saw a great increase in the number of public parks, walks and open spaces in the cities and towns. • These new city parks usually had a bandstand surrounded by wooden chairs were in fine weather bands could entertain park users. Jarrow Park, 1890 (Newcastle Libraries)
  7. 7. Railways • Railways were a product of the nineteenth century and the industrial revolution. In 1825 , the Stockton to Darlington became the first train to carry passengers on. • Within a decade , a network of railway lines to criss-cross Victorian England had been mapped out and construction was under way. High Level Bridge, 1848 Central Station, 1850
  8. 8. Punch and Judy shows • Punch and Judy shows were part of any village fair and could always be found near the seaside. • Punch remained on stage throughout the performance , doing battle with a series of characters including his wife Judy, baby , Doctor, priest , hangman and Policeman. • Audiences were delighted to see the old punch beat and whack his way through life with his stick!(Children loved this!)
  9. 9. Family Entertainment • At the end of the day, the Victorian family enjoyed quiet games such as cards and board games. • Normally one member of the family would read out loud while everyone else seated themselves round a fire .Or everyone would gather at the piano and sing.
  10. 10. Industry and inventions • In Victorian times, there were lots of steam railways were built including some by George and Robert Stephenson. • There were lots of new factories which used machines that were designed by Victorian inventors including Lord Armstrong who made the first hydro-electric lit house at Cragside.
  11. 11. My Victorian Timeline Queen Victoria was born 1819 Queen Victoria crowned 1837 Queen Victoria died 1901 Diamond Jubilee 1897 Great Exhibition 1851 Wedding of Victoria & Albert 1840 Slavery Abolished 1838 Charles Darwin's Origin of Species 1859 Victoria Made Empress of India 1876 School for all children under 10 1880 The British Empire in Victorian Times
  12. 12. Thank You! This is my year 4 Victorian project and I have really enjoyed learning facts and typing them up! Thank you for looking at my project. I hope you’ve enjoyed it! I might be doing other projects on co-curate. By Lucy Cotterill. Age 8.

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