A policeman earned £1.41 a week, which was 1 pound, 8 shillings and 11 pence in Victorian money.
The term Term “Industrial Revolution” is used for the first time by the historian Arnold Toynbee. He uses it to describe the period of 1760 to 1840, when machines had started to take make manufacturing much easier than making products by hand.
Queen Victoria’s hobbies included singing and she enjoyed painting and drawing. She also liked going to the opera.
The first ever public ladies toilets are opened in Oxford Circus, London.
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Queen Victoria was 65 years old on the 24th May and had been Queen for 47 years.