Explain any five social changes that took place in the family life in the 18th century in London.
Ans. There were many social changes that took place in the family life in the 18th century in London.
(i) The ties between members of households loosened with urbanisation and industrialisation.
(ii) The institution of marriage among working class tended to breakdown.
(iii) Women of upper and middle class families faced increasing levels of isolation.
(iv) Their lives became comfortable and easier by the help of the domestic maids who did cooking, cleaning, caring for young children on low wages.
(v) Women, who worked for wages had some control over their lives.