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Wiltshire Community History

Timeline for Date 1884

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Broughton Gifford 1884 School closes for 5 weeks due to a scarlatina outbreak.
Chippenham 1884 Elizabeth Utterson leaves 5 cottages in Lowden, 4 of them as homes for elderly ladies
Corsham 1884 Corsham Town Football Club founded
Cricklade 1884 Cricket Club in existence
Downton 1884 Downton railway disaster, 45 people killed.
Minety 1884 95 acres of land transferred from Oaksey parish to Minety; E.E. Taylor started Taylors and Son, the printers on Silver Street
Purton 1884-1894 James Kibblewhite gains national reputation as a middle distance runner and for a short time world record holder of the mile
Purton 1884 National Infant's School opened
Westbury 1884 Laverton County Infants School built by Abraham Laverton in Bratton Road
Wootton Bassett 1884 A new clock replaces the clock dating from 1724 in the tower of St. Bartholomew's Church

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