26 July 2008

UK Timelines

A series of key dates in the sociological history and development of Great Britain, useful for putting your family history in context, are at the Stoke on Trent and the Potteries. It has separate timelines for:

General dates -- to help put other developments into context.
Census and Registration -- census dates and statistics, registration laws and record keeping requirements.
Education -- development of education, Sunday Schools, free and National Schools. Women in education. Universities.
Health -- developments on health, nursing, the medical profession.
Infrastructure development -- roads, transport. Building and land laws
The Poor -- Poor Law development, legal obligations, poor relief.
Human Rights -- the justice system, voting rights, Chartism, women's rights.
The Workers -- working conditions, factory acts, child labour.

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