Laws to help children in Victorian England

  • Mines Act

    Women and girls were forbidden to work in mines. Boys under 10 couldn't work in the mines.
  • 58 hours a week

    Children under 18 couldn't work more than 58 hours a week.
  • Chimney Sweeps

    Childrenunder 10 couldn't work as chimney sweeps.
  • 10 Hour Act

    People couldn't work for more than 10 hours a day. Children under 14 couldn't be employed full-time.
  • Factory and Workshop Act

    Children under 10 were forbidden from working in factories.