William IV died at the age of 71 on the 20 June 1837, meaning that Victoria became Queen.
A farmworker earned 58p a week, or 11 shillings and 6 pence in Victorian money.
Samuel Morse invented the electric telegraph, while two men from Britain called Cooke and Wheatstone were also inventing their own version.
The Police Force was created during the Victorian period by a man called Sir Robert Peel, which is why they have the nickname 'Bobbies'.
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Queen Victoria was 18 on the 24th May, almost a month before she became Queen. This ensured that she could rule independently without anybody telling her what to do.