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Wiltshire Community History

Timeline for Date 1850

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Ashton Keynes 1850-1853 G. S. Hurlock lived in Ashton House.
Box C.1850 Many colleges at the University of Oxford were being built with Bath Stone from Box parish
Broughton Gifford 1850 Extensive restoration of the Church of St. Mary the Virgin, present bells of the church are cast
Calne 1850s-1870 Paper is being made at Quemerford
Chippenham 1850 Neeld Hall built as an extension to the Town Hall
Corsham 1850-1910 Stone quarrying flourishing
Cricklade C.1850 Police station opened in High Street
Cricklade 1850 Primitive Methodist day school opened
Marlborough 1850 44 stage coaches a day are stopping at Marlborough by this time; police station opened in St. Margaret's
Melksham 1850 The Ark cloth factory is closed
Pewsey Early 1850s The King's Arms in High Street (now Moonrakers) opened
Pewsey Late 1850s New Inn in North Street (now The Greyhound) opened
Pewsey C.1850 Weekly corn market held on Tuesdays at the Phoenix Inn
Purton C.1850 Bentham House in Purton Stoke rebuilt for the Sadler family
Ramsbury 1850s A brass iron foundry established by S.T. Osmond at Newtown to make agicultural implements
Ramsbury C.1850-1900 Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints active in the village with services held in a house licensed for worship
Sherston 1850 The Styles and Miles Grocery Shop opens at the bottom of Easton Town
Westbury 1850 Railway line from Westbury to Frome opened as first stage of route to Weymouth
Wiltshire 1850 90% of textile factories in Trowbridge now have steam powered machinery.
Wootton Bassett 1850 The National schools are established at Mount Pleasant on a temporary basis

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