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Wiltshire Community History

Timeline for Date 1834

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Amesbury 1834 Work begins on rebuilding Abbey Mansion to designs by Thomas Hopper
Chippenham 1834 Gasworks built at Westmead ; the town bridge lit by gas; The Town Hall built by Joseph Neeld at a cost of about £12,000
Pewsey 1834 Methodist chapel built off High Street
Wilton 1834 Carpet factory moves from Market Place to King Street
Wiltshire 1834 New Poor Law Amendment Act states that able-bodied poor seeking relief must move into workhouses. During the next five years 15 new workhouses are constructed in Wiltshire whilst 10 existing ones are enlarged.



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