Glamorgan Archives: Rich and Poor in Victorian Times

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Find out how rich people in south Wales lived in Victorian times, and discover how the poor Victorian people of south Wales led their lives. Learn what was it like to go to school in Victorian times, and explore the working lives of people in south Wales. Discover more about the houses Victorian people lived in, and the furniture and appliances they owned.

This resource was created by the Glamorgan Archives using sources including census returns, maps, photographs, school log books, diaries and much more. The teachers’ notes were written for Progression Step 3, however the resource contains fascinating source material and ideas that could be adapted for Progression Step 4 and 5 learners.

 

Curriculum for Wales

Humanities, Languages, Literacy and Communication

Age: 8-16 / Progression Step: 3, 4 & 5

 

Learning Activity Pack

This resource provides learning activities for your students. It is one of a series of 6 resources from the Glamorgan archives using primary source material from their archives.

Curriculum for Wales

Age: 8-11 / Progression Step 3
Age: 8-11 / Progression Step 3
Age: 11-14 / Progression Step 4
Age: 11-14 / Progression Step 4
age: 14-16 / Progression Step 5
age: 14-16 / Progression Step 5

Download Learning Resource

Cyfoethog_Tlawd_Fictoraidd_Nodiadau_Athro.pdf (Opens in a new window) Rich_Poor_Victorian_Teacher_Notes.pdf (Opens in a new window) Cyfoethog_Tlawd_Fictoraidd_Delweddau.pdf (Opens in a new window) Rich_Poor_Victorian_Images.pdf (Opens in a new window)

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