Reference

Victorian England

Sites

* 19th Century British Library Newspapers
Access a comprehensive range of British national, regional and local digitised newspapers in between the 17th and early 20th centuries.
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* British Newspapers 1600-1950
Digital collection of British historic newspapers from the British Library. Cross-searchable historical and cultural archive. One of the most significant digital collections of British historic newspapers and ephemera available online.
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* The Illustrated London News 1842 - 2003
Digital, full-colour reproductions of The Illustrated London News from its first publication on 14 May 1842 to its last in 2003. Every article and caption is full-text searchable with search-term highlighting and links to corresponding illustrations. Facsimilies of articles and illustrations can be viewed, printed and saved either individually or in the context of the page in which they appear.
* The Times Digital Archive 1785 - 1985
Search through the complete digital edition of The Times (London), to retrieve full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.
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* 1901 Census for England and Wales
Official genealogy site of the Welsh & English census information for 1901. Comprehensive name index to over 32 million individuals. From The National Archives.
* 1901: Living at the Time of the Census
Uses words, pictures and documents to open a door onto life at the time of the 1901 census for England and Wales. An exhibition from Pathways to the Past at The National Archives of the UK.
* Victorian Britain: Fair or Foul?
What was life really like in Victorian Britain? Find out in this Learning Curve resource for schools
* Victorian Times
Social, political and economic developments in Victorian Britain. (1837-1901). Wide range of digitised resources, timelines and other references.
* The Victorian Web
From science to literature, this site has timelines, biographies and articles about all aspects of the Victorian world.
* A vision of Britain through time
A vision of Britain between 1801 and 2001. Including maps, statistical trends and historical descriptions.