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Use this website to explore Victorian-era England and understand the backdrop of each series.
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The story of one family’s trials, tribulations and triumphs as they seek their fortune in Victorian-era, England.
The remaining content on this website predominantly reflects the research carried out by VL McBeath to support the key elements of The Ambition & Destiny storyline.
The 70 years covered in the series were a time of rapid change and thanks to the Industrial Revolution. It saw the country evolve from a largely rural environment to an urban, industrialised one. It also gave men the opportunity to rise from their working-class origins to join the ranks of the middle-classes.
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