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Victorian Fathers – The Original ‘New Dads’

They are seen as the embodiment of a severe and aloof brand of parenting, as far removed as it is possible to image from the hands-on style of today’s “new dads” – embodied by Jamie Oliver, David Beckham or even David Cameron. But a study of Victorian fathers has concluded that the image is largely a myth and that they had more in common with their 21st Century counterparts than many would imagine.

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