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.

1740-01-01 00:00:00

18th Century cooking is done on an open range

1740-01-01 00:00:00

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

1740-01-01 00:00:00

18th Century Houses

Houses range between small with no supplies or facilities to large with basic kitchen ranges and bog houses...

1760-01-01 00:00:00


External walls of houses are built in brick or stone.

1760-01-01 00:00:00

Walls of most houses still are built with local materials.

1760-01-01 00:00:00


Late 17th Century buildings...

1780-01-01 00:00:00

Cooking Ranges

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

1810-01-01 00:00:00

Early 19th Century Houses

Small houses still have nothing while medium to large have kitchen ranges, bog houses and in more cases a cold water supply...

1812-01-01 00:00:00


First gas lighting utilities are established.

1830-01-01 00:00:00

Lawn mower is invented by Edward Budding.

Lifestyles and Technology

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