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Sunday, August 27

Cost of Living in Georgian and Regency England

A penny isn't what it used to be, as you'll discover on the following sites.

Click on the The First Footguards blog to learn about the cost of living during the Georgian Period.

Here's a great link from The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, entitled Currency, Coinage & the Cost of Living: Pounds, Shillings & Pence: Purchasing Power 1674-1834

Click on The Cost of Living in Jane Austen's Period to learn about budgets and costs in her day and age,

and Understanding the society in which Jane Austen sets Pride and Prejudice, by Pamela Whalan.

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