Spartacus Encyclopedia contains entries on many aspects
of the Industrial Revolution, including Slavery, Railways,
the Role of Women and Political leaders of the period.
site dedicated to the history of the Workhouse, the poor
who lived their and the social consequences of this institution.
Life of an Industrial Worker in 19th century Industrial
Report into the conditions faced by women miners in 1812.
Match girls Strike
Match Girls Strike. This page looks at the conditions
faced by women working in the Match factory and shows
how action was taken by a number of people to try and
force reform on behalf of these women.
Learning site account of Britain in the period 1700-1900.
Very useful resource.
history of the Textile Industry.
look at the way in which steam power was developed by
Newcomen and Watt.
BBC's wonderful explanation of the industrial Revolution.
of the Industrial Age
brief look at a number of the major inventions of the
from the era of the Industrial Revolution preserved on
the Internet Sourcebook.
Google Directory's section on the Industrial revolution
provides many useful links.
development of the railways and it's impact on Britain.
analysis of what the city of London was really like in
the year 1859.
in depth look at the way that people lived in the Victorian
the early days of the Canal to the modern use of canals,
detailed explanations of how canals work can be found
on this site.
Iron bridge is a world famous landmark of the industrial
Revolution. Visit the homepage of the IronBridge Organisation
to find out what makes it so special.
Booth Online Archive
Booth conducted a survey of the poor. His findings helped
to push reforms through. Discover what he achieved on
this fabulous site.