Life of England During Edwardian Era Through Amazing Photos

Edwardian Britain, the era, later known as the ‘Golden Age’, promoted ‘leisurely’ time. Fondly remembered for long hazy summer days, with the rich enjoying endless garden parties and banquets. Of course, this is the period before the outbreak of two awful World Wars.

Street scenes of England around 1900 The working class were treated as humans, not as machines. There remained a huge difference in the financial standing between the classes however. The nation saw the demise of child labour. The Boy Scout movement, founded in 1907 by Lord Baden Powell, encouraged boys to have a sense of duty and good citizenship. These amazing photos from John Rochon show what life of England looked like during Edwardian era. A young man showing off his rides with pride


At the park


Canal scene


Cavorting cadets


Dorset. Church Lane, Osmington


Essex. St. Mary’s Church, Widford


Girl and the ducks


Highland games


Lady at at Little Bow Cattle Co. Ranch


London. Gloucester Road Station


London. House of Parliament


London. William Cochrane and his driver are seen parked across from the Carlton Hotel


Pampered puppy


Portsmouth Harbour


Portsmouth. Boats in Portsmouth Harbour


Pre-W.W.I. Royal Navy


Royal Navy cadets on an outing


Sack race


Sailing-steam vessel off the Guernsey coast


Side-wheelers on the Thames


Somerset. Bath from the train, showing the Catholic church of St John and the tower of the Abbey


Somerset. Brookfield House, Weston, Bath


Somerset. Haselbury Plucknett


Somerset. Haselbury Plucknett


Somerset. Haselbury Plucknett


Somerset. Victoria Monument at Royal Victoria Park, Bath


sword tutors


York. Micklegate Bar

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