As you already know, transport during the Industrial Revolution was very different to what we use today.
Use this link, to plan a route between the cities listed below. Fill in the worksheet to compare how long journey times take by foot, by car, by public transport (busses and trains) and by bike.
Leeds - Wakefield
Manchester - Liverpool
London - Edinburgh
Birmingham - Bristol
Once you've done estimate how long you think the journey may have taken during the Victorian era, would it have been quicker or longer?
History/Art/D.T - Dewsbury in the Industrial Revolution
Over the next few weeks we will be looking at what life was like living and working in Dewsbury, during the Industrial Revolution.
To begin, we need to find out where people lived and where they worked.
Investigate where did people live and work during the Industrial Revolution.
Once you have done this, you can draw either the housing or places of work.
Try to imitate the style of L.S Lowry as detailed below.