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Wiltshire Community History

Timeline for Date 1835

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Aldbourne 1835 A brass and reed band formed, the precursor of the present day Aldbourne Silver Band; Aldbourne becomes part of Hungerford Poor Law Union
Calne 1835 A gasworks is built in Horsebrook (closed in 1939) and gas lighting is installed in the town by the Calne Gas and Coke Company; Calne becomes a municipal borough
Chippenham 1835 Only one cloth factory still working in the town
Great Somerford 1835 Poor house converted into two cottages
Hullavington 1835 The parish joins Malmesbury's poor-law union
Keevil 1835 78 individuals or families in Keevil were in the work house
Marlborough 1835 St. Mary's Workhouse closed
Melksham 1835 Thomas Bruges bequeaths £10 per year for the provision of blankets at Christmas to the poor of Melksham and Seend; Ebenezer chapel near Union Street built; Melksham Union formed
Ramsbury 1835 Hungerford and Ramsbury Poor Law Union set up
Sherston 1835 Sherston returns to village status
Wilton 1835 Congregational School in Crow Lane, which began as a Sunday School, in existence
Wootton Bassett 1835 The parish becomes part of Cricklade and Wootton Bassett Poor Law Union

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