A teacher earned £1.34 a week, which was 1 pound, 6 shillings and 9 pence in Victorian money.
The mines act was introduced, which stopped children under 10 from working down mines.
Servants accounted for 4% of the entire population – about 1.2 million people.
Charles Babbage worked on the first 'calculating engine', which led to the development of the computers we use today.
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Queen Victoria was 23 years old on the 24th May and had been Queen for 5 years, when her and Albert visit Scotland for the first time.