Victorian Ways

Bovril girl

Here are several short pieces that may amuse you – or indeed inform you – on aspects of Victorian life, as described by Victorians themselves.  Spend a minute or so with any one of them by simply clicking the relevant link.

Are the Richer Classes Fit to Parent?
Bringing up Baby
The Sleeping Baby
Dinner a la Russe (menus)
Men Only (emasculation)
Duties of the Footman (Jeeves or otherwise)
Feeding the Poor (140 years ago – what’s new?)
The Tide of Immigration (and again, what’s new?)
Victorian Winters (were they worse than ours?)

. . . or click here
for a tale of forbidden love in the Victorian Church!
ASD Cover thumbnail

. . . or here
for a more romantic view
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