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A Victorian Scrapbook

A Scrapbook of Victorian Newspapers compiled by George Burgess (1829-1905)

Diary and scrapbook by George BurgessThe scrapbook of George Burgess covering most of his working life from the late 1840's to the 1900's contains Victorian era newspaper articles (most undated, but a few have been dated). The articles are mostly from American newspapers between 1845 and 1857 while George Burgess was in America and British newspapers from 1857 to about 1901. For historical accuracy poor spelling and bad grammar (and American spellings) in any article is faithfully reproduced in the transcription. Also see the 'Downend Parish Magazine, August 1905' for further serialised Story's by Victorian authors. Also see the scanned images of some of the original newspaper articles.

Victorian Newspaper Articles:-
Alphabetical / Categories

[ Family ][ Health & Education ][ Humour ][ Poetry ][ Politics & History ][ Religion ][ Science & Nature ][ Temperance ][ Victorian Culture ]

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The History of Life

The Last Problem

The Law of Kindness by C. Swain

The Music of Labour

The Pauper's Burial

The Poor Man's Hymn

The Rich and Poor

The Street of By-and-Bye

The Sweet uses of Adversity

The use of Tears

The Widower's Dream

The World Contains Warm Hearts and True

This World would be a Happy World by John Parker

Three Good Ships by Alice Cary

Toy Wi Hearts Nae Langer

Two Strings to a Bow

What is that we take from Earth by Charles Swain

Who is my neighbour

Why Do I Love Thee

Work And Thinks