Lifestyles and Technology

An informative timeline from the Early Georgian period to Today, demonstrating the effects that technological advances have had on our homes, lifestyles and living.

Mid-19th Century Houses

Small houses remain with nothing while medium and merger houses have improved kitchen ranges, a water supply and in larger houses a WC at the back...


The bathroom appears in the smallest middle class houses.

18th Century cooking is done on an open range

18th Century Working classes have food cooked at a bake house due to minimal cooking facilities in the home.


External walls of houses are built in brick or stone.

Walls of most houses still are built with local materials.


Late 17th Century buildings...

Cooking Ranges

Ranges designed to control the fire for the required number of pots.

Openable windows become mandatory.

Lawn mower is invented by Edward Budding.

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