The Victorian Kitchen: 10 Things You Didn't Know

The Truth about Victorian Kitchens

The Victorian Era lasted from June 20, 1837 until the

Queen's death on January 22, 1901.

During her reign the United Kingdom made great strides in the areas ofindustry, culture and politics along with scientific and military changes and was marked by great expansion throughout the empire.

It was during this time the countless social customs were created and young ladies of a certain social class had a minefield of manners and how-to information to wade through. This was to prepare them for an 'exciting' future as wives, mothers, social hostesses, and most important of all, mistresses of their houses and servants.