Victorian Professions

This three-year research project, beginning in January 2014, will investigate whether during the Victorian period the professions formed a distinct self-sustaining social group with its own mores and values. Read more about the project.

The online database linked to this project is one of the first to be hosted by the new Oxford Research Data Service (ORDS). Users should be aware that the database is dynamic. We are keen to hear from anyone with additional information about any members of the database.

The project will be looking at individuals from nine towns in Victorian Britain: