A policeman earned £1.05 a week, which was 1 pounds, 1 shilling, in Victorian money
Queen Victoria is given the Koh-I-Noor, one of the largest and most expensive diamonds in the world, by the Punjab government in India. It is now set in the Queen Mother's crown in the tower of london, and is worth an estimated 10 billion pounds.
Queen Victoria was only five feet tall.
Concrete was invented by a man called Monier. This made building cheaper and stronger and helped to create the big structures of the late Victorian age.
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Queen Victoria was 30 years old on the 24th May and had been Queen for 12 years when Queen Victoria and Prince Albert make their first official visit to Ireland.