People

The Marriage Age, 1896-1908

It is a remarkable fact that bachelors, widowers, spinsters, and widows marry now at a greater age than formerly. The following table shows the increase in age between the years 1896 and 1908, the ages given being averages, carried to two decimal points, of all marriages in England and Wales where ages have been recorded. …

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Books

Online Resources: British Parliament

A few helpful primary resources that give a peek into Parliament during the Edwardian era (click on the titles to read online): The House of Commons The House of Commons from Within Gentlemen of the House of Commons The Procedure of the House of Commons The Inner Life of the House of Commons “Scenes” in …

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