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The British Newspaper Archive

British Newspaper Archive

Read about historical events at the time they were happening. Perhaps you'll discover your ancestor in their local newspaper?

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Good site on Victorian occupations and their statu

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Jenny Report 11 Jan 2004 17:54

I've found quite an interesting site if you are looking for the relative status of different occupations. It's a bit scholarly for a Sunday afternoon but still useful. There is a fun version of it on the Channel 4 website called You in 1905 where you can put in an occupation and see what sort of life you would have lead. Daft but interesting.