SS 10 – Victorian Era

November 20, 2015

EasyBib – use this online resource to create your bibliography

Victorian Era: 1837-1901

Biography in Context
Canada in Context
Canadian Reference Centre
Gale Virtual Books
WebPath Express
World Book Advanced
World History in Context
Canadian Encyclopedia

General Websites

Life in Canada in the Victorian Era Judith Comforth – scroll down to  the links under DAY ONE: In the classroom

Victorian Era & Early Canadian Colonies Assignment – from WSS Library

Africa and the Transatlantic Salve Trade – BBC History
BBC Archives
 – “themed collections of radio and TV programmes, documents and photographs from as far back as the 1930s”

Crystal Palace Foundation

Empires – PBS – annotated links of Victorian period
Chronicle of Some Victorian Events – a timeline
Famous People – BBC Primary History (Dickens, George Stephenson, Queen Victoria)

Historic Figures – BBC History
Historical Maps of Canada – Canadian Geographic
History of Medicine to 1950 – Canadian Encyclopedia
Illustrated London News
Jack the Ripper – Casebook
Penny Magazine – “collection of all the bound volumes of ‘The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge’ it was a weekly publication that lasted from 1832-1945Punch
A Journey to the Victorian Era – scroll down to the bottom for the website links; some of the links are inactive

Pioneer Village – Fanshawe Settlement (1820-1850)
Port Cities: London – Royal Museums Greenwich – the links under “The Working Thames” on the left side bar do not work

Magazine – go to “Portfolio” and select “Victorian Era Cartoons
Queen Victoria: The real story behind her ‘domestic bliss’ – BBC News Magazine
Queen Victoria’s Empire – PBS
Sir Sandford Fleming – background information on Canada during Victorian era
Victorian Britain – BBC History
Victorian Canada – Canadian Encyclopedia
Victorian Web
 – topics include literature, politics, history, science, technology, art, etc.
Victorians – BBC History – overview, Queen Victorian and her prime ministers; major events; industrial revolution
Women’s History: Queen Victoria

  • Site contains a number of sections that relate to key advisors, people, and events.  Specific sections to look at include:  “Victoria’s Advisors.2”, “Victorian Imperialism.  The Boer War”, “Victoria’s Industrial Revolution”, and “Victoria Princess and Queen”.