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Indoor Games

Books of games to be played outdoors or at home were very popular. This game of 'Head, Body and Legs' comes from The Modern Playmate - A Book of Games, Sports and Diversions for Boys of all Ages by The Reverend J G Wood.


In the classroom:

Have a go at this game. Look at the other games on The Judge's Lodging website. you will find games to play indoors and outside:

Victorian Games

head body legs
head body legs


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Strange But True

  • list arrowWould you wee in your dining room?

    Victorian gentlemen did! Some dining rooms (like ours) had a special cupboard to house a chamber pot so all the gentlemen could go for a wee without leaving the table (once the ladies had left the room, of course!).


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