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Children in Victorian Britain

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Factory
a building full of machines where people work and make things

Factory Acts
rules laid down by the government about who could work in factories

Inspector
a man or woman who checks that people are doing their job properly

Logbook
a sort of diary kept by a head teacher

Mine
a place underground where people work digging up coal or lead

Monitor
a pupil who helped to teach younger children

Slate
a sort of mini blackboard which Victorian children used for writing

   
   


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