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In 1885 there were school dinners:

Free dinners were

A cup of cocoa or soup made from boiled meat bones.

Farthing dinners were

Soup, bread and jam.

Penny dinners were

Boiled pork,meat pudding, vegetables.

Lots of children had packed lunches still.

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During the Victorian era, children ate fatty meats and root vegetables such as carrots. Donuts and taffy were also popular during that time period.

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