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Welcome to 1876 Victorian England

Hello and welcome to my home.Our Town House (33564 bytes)

I'm Elisabeth Prescott Ashton, and I want to thank you for allowing me to be your host on this journey back in time to 1876.

With some help from my family and our staff, we will show you how a middle-class Victorian family lives; how we decorate our homes, entertain, and play. You will have a chance to go shopping and learn about the "proper Victorian way". And, as a special treat, you'll have the opportunity to spend a traditional Victorian Christmas with us.

We've recently some new sections: a new section on Victorian Masculinity, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner under Queen Victoria and additional information on Victorian Shopping in the Overview Section.

We're going to borrow a little 20th century technology. Some areas in this site are flash-enabled utilizing the Macromedia Flashplayer plug-in. If you don't have it, there's no need to download it as there are corresponding HTML pages for these items.  Should you, however, choose to install the plug-in on your computer, you may download it here.

My family and I hope you enjoy your stay, and that you will tell your friends about us.

Now, shall we begin?

pearl button (1194 bytes) The Family Gallery pearl button (1194 bytes) Servants Parlour
pearl button (1194 bytes) Tour Our Home pearl button (1194 bytes) A Typical Day
pearl button (1194 bytes) Victorian Etiquette pearl button (1194 bytes) Shopping Trip
pearl button (1194 bytes) Christmas pearl button (1194 bytes) Fun and Games
pearl button (1194 bytes) Awards pearl button (1194 bytes) The Ashton Library
pearl button (1194 bytes) Period Overview Pearl button link to The Victorian Wedding Victorian Wedding
pearl button (1194 bytes) Ashton Guest Registry pearl button (1194 bytes)Honorary Victorian
pearl button (1194 bytes) Walking Tours pearl button (1194 bytes) Bibliography
pearl button (1194 bytes) The Season pearl button (1194 bytes) Freebies, A Thanks to my Visitors

The majority of this site (96.3%) complies to the W3C's 4.01 HTML Strict and CSS standards as well as Section 508 accessibility. The 6 pages out of over 160 that don't comply contain scripts written by others over which we have no control.

Below are some additional sites you may wish to visit to further your research on life in Victorian England.

Social AspectsTouches on imperialism, religion, education, science, social class and the differences between the sexes.
TechnologyA study of technology ranging from the Industrial Revolution, railways, shipping to the printing industries.
OccupationsListing of jobs and their description as reported by the census of 1891.
Dufton YardThe classes living together in the City of Leeds.

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If you find yourself with some extra time, please visit my non-Victorian site:
Betty's Family Fun Place

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| Victorian Christmas | Victorian England Fun and Games | Ashton Library | Victorian Wedding |
| Victorian England Overview | Guest Registry | Honorary Victorian | Tours |
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