June 30, 2022

Education in 19th Century Britain

Victorian Britain experienced multiple changes both in childhood and university educations.

This timeline ranges from 1827 to 1943, so you can zoom out and/or go left and right to see included events.

Background picture courtesy of "Spires of Oxford."

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Cross, Joseph. Cross’s New Plan of London. 1843, Crouch Rare Books, www.crouchrarebooks.com/maps/view/cross-joseph-crosss-new-plan-of-london1

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