Victorian Values - Diversity
Movements of people at end of Victorian eraResources required - archive material:
Look at the photograph of Scotland Street (right) then download the PDF of the Scotland Street 1891 Census. In the ‘Where born’ column you will find out where people have come from.
On the world map plot the countries from which the people living in Scotland Street came. Make a key.
See if you can find out why people came from these countries at this time?
Why did they live in such poor housing?
What attracted them to Sheffield?
Activity 2: Movements of people today
Do people still come to the UK from other countries?
Mark these countries on your map using a different colour.
What attracts people to the UK today?
What makes people leave their homeland?
You can download this page of Activities as a Word document - see link below.
This is a map reference to Scotland Street mentioned on this page»