The Year 1901
Events gallery heading 1901: Living at the Time of the Census Events of 1901



Duke of Cornwall and York is made Prince of Wales.

Hay-Pauncefote Convention between Britain and USA agrees that Panama Canal zone will be under US control. More on foreign policy.


A bank clerk named Goudie is found to have stolen an estimated £170,000 from the Bank of Liverpool to place bets.


S. Forde Ridley, MP for Bethnal Green, calls for immigration control legislation to reduce the 'serious evil' of the influx of pauper aliens. More on immigration.

Immigrants arriving in London - link to enlarged version

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