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Wiltshire Community History

Timeline for Date 1851

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Aldbourne 1851 A new windmill beside Baydon Street built by this time
Amesbury 1851 Amesbury Union Workhouse School in existence
Ashton Keynes 1851 Villagers signed a petition requesting a public health inspection.
Ashton Keynes 1851 The census records 122 agricultural labourers; second in this list are the 55 glovers.
Box 1851 The infants and girls of the Charity School were transferred to the new Henley Girls' School, whilst the boys continued to be taught in what was the workhouse (now Springfield)
Broughton Gifford 1851 Scarlet fever epidemic, resulting in 17 deaths, all dwellers on the undrained Common. Baron Boughton (A Hobhouse) created.
Hullavington 1851 Population is 708 and census Sunday records an average attendance of 56 at the Independants and Baptists' chapel
Marlborough 1851 Plymouth Brethren meeting in Kingsbury Street
Purton 1851 Organ installed at St. Mary's church replacing musicians
Ramsbury 1851 Population reaches a peak of 2,696; Meyrick's boarding school moves to Chiseldon
Ramsbury C.1851 Congregational Chapel built at Axford
Sherston 1851 The Primitive Methodist Church opens
Wiltshire 1851 Population of Wiltshire 254,000. County Lunatic Asylum opened at Devizes.
Wootton Bassett 1851 Wesleyan Methodist services begin

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