- 1833 in the United Kingdom
Events from the year
1833in the United Kingdom.
William IV of the United Kingdom
*Prime Minister -
Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, Whig
3 January- British forces re-establish British rule on the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic.
25 May- Royal Horticultural Societyholds the first flower show in Britain.cite book|title=Penguin Pocket On This Day|publisher=Penguin Reference Library|isbn=0-141-02715-0|year=2006]
14 July- the Oxford Movementwithin the Church of Englandlaunched.
29 August- Factory Actmakes illegal to employ children less than 9 years old in factories and limits the child workers 9 to 13 years of age to maximum of 9 hours a day. [cite web|url=http://www.icons.org.uk/theicons/icons-timeline/1820-1840|title=Icons, a portrait of England 1820-1840|accessdate=2007-09-12]
* December -
Edwin Chadwickintroduces the Ten Hours Billin Parliament.
Charles Babbagedescribed his analytical engine. (see also history of computing hardware)
* Parliament passes the
Slavery Abolition Actgiving all slaves in the British Empiretheir freedom from August 1834.
* Serialisation of
Charles Dickens' " Sketches by Boz" in the " Morning Chronicle".
23 January- Sir Lewis Morris, Anglo-Welsh poet (died 1907)
28 January- Charles George Gordon, British army officer and administrator (died 1885)
27 July- Thomas George Bonney, geologist (died 1923)
12 August- Aylmer Spicer Cameron, VC recipient (died 1909)
26 August- Henry Fawcett, statesman, economist and Postmaster General (died 1884)
28 August- Sir Edward Burne-Jones, Anglo-Welsh artist (died 1898)
Francis Anstie, physician and medical researcher (died 1874)
* "date unknown" -
James James, harpist and composer of the Welsh national anthem (died 1902)
9 January- Sir Thomas Foley, admiral (born 1757)
23 January- Edward Pellew, 1st Viscount Exmouth, admiral (born 1757)
16 April- Henry Herbert, 2nd Earl of Carnarvon(born 1772)
22 April- Richard Trevithick, inventor, engineer and builder of the first working railway steam locomotive (born 1771)
15 May- Edmund Kean, actor (born 1787)
2 June- Simon Byrne, prize fighter (born 1806)
10 July- George Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover, man of letters (born 1797)
29 July- William Wilberforce, abolitionist (born 1759)
11 November- James Grant, navigator (born 1772)
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