BBC History: Victorians
Provides articles, guides and features looking at Queen Victoria and her prime ministers, the industrial revolution, Victorian politics, daily life and welfare.
The British Empire
Features articles, biographies and discussion related to the history of the British Empire, with a particular focus on the Victorian period.
British Library: Points of View
Showcases a selection of 19th century photographs on different themes, highlighting the way in which early photographic processes were being used.
Chartism & The Chartists
Website devoted to Chartism and the Chartists. The People’s Charter was a radical manifesto published in nineteenth century Britain and called for manhood suffrage, secret voting, the discontinuation of property qualifications for MPs, salaries for MPs, equal electoral districts and annual elections.
The Corn Laws
Article by Marjie Bloy, Ph.D. covering the Corn Laws; a significant import duty on wheat and other essential foodstuffs aiming to stabilise the price.
Dictionary of Victorian London
Uses original source material to present a dictionary of life in Victorian London. Collated by historical author Lee Jackson.
The John Rae Society
Honours the man who discovered the fate of the Franklin Expedition, discovered the final link to the Northwest Passage in Canada, and designed the boat used in exploring great tracts of wilderness in Canada.
The Peel Web
Features extensive articles and information on British social and political history between 1830 and 1850.
Victoria Research Web
Aims to aid teachers and researchers in the scholarly study of nineteenth century Britain. Includes information on archives, libraries, bibliographies and journals.
The Victorian Web
Provides extensive articles and resources on all aspects of nineteenth century British history and literature.
The Whitechapel Society 1888
Promotes the study of the Whitechapel murders and the social impact that they had on the East End of London. Includes details of membership and events, with resources on Jack the Ripper and Victorian/Edwardian London.
Offers extensive information on the history of workhouses and the poor laws in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. Includes personal recollections and photographs.