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Wiltshire Community History

Timeline for Date 1885

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Aldbourne 1885 Joseph Wentworth bequeaths £200 to provide an annual gift to the two oldest agricultural labourers born and living in the village
Broughton Gifford 1885 6 members listed in the Methodist Society; school closes for 1 month due to a measles outbreak, and closes again due to the death of the master's wife.
Calne 1885 Thomas Harris & Sons bacon curers trading in High Street; Calne no longer sends members to Parliament
Ramsbury 1885 71 wells and 39 pumps provide water to the villagers
Westbury 1885 The borough disenfranchised and abolished; Westbury Leigh Church of England Primary School opened
Wilton 1885 Charter of Incorporation granted by Queen Victoria; Fugglestone St Peter, Burcombe and South Newton now included in the borough
Wiltshire 1885 Present Wadworth's Brewery built on site of the north gate of Devizes



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