PERIOD: 1837-1901


OBJECTS: Model railway and railway slideshow, Milk vessels, Photography

SIGNIFICANT INDIVIDUALS: Queen Victoria, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Alexander Bell, Charles Darwin, Florence Knightingale, Lady Meux. 

LOCAL: The St Ivel dairy opened in 1908. It produced cheese, milk, cream and yoghurts. The dairy closed 95 years after opening in Royal Wootton Bassett in 2003. 

KEY WORDS: Empire, Industrialisation, Railway, Abolition of slavery, Postage stamps, Compulsory Education.