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Wiltshire Community History

Timeline for Date 1900

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Aldbourne Early 1900s Memorial Hall in Oxford Street built
Aldbourne 1900 Windmill on Baydon Hill demolished; malting ceased; the Post Office is on the Green by this time
Ashton Keynes Early 1900s Gravel extarction began; many of the male villagers worked on excavating the area that is now Cotswold Water Park.
Broughton Gifford Early 1900s Extension made to the Fox and Hounds, The Bell is owned by R. A. Hobhouse.
Calne Early 1900s Quaker meetings have now ceased
Calne 1900 Sand being extracted at Calne Low by 1900
Calne 1900-1920 Calne Borough Council builds 1700 houses
Chippenham 1900 Secondary School opens in Cocklebury Lane (later Road)
Corsham 1900 By this time there are 60 miles of underground quarry roadways
Cricklade C.1900 Sewage treatment plants built at the Forty and Hatchetts
Cricklade 1900 Cemetery opened in Bath Road
Marlborough 1900 Sewage works opened in Elcot Lane
Minety C.1900 Minety Manor remodelled by William Oliver in a Gothic style. New wing added
Pewsey Early 1900s Waterworks built in Wilcot Road
Pewsey Late 1900s Over 200 houses built in Hollybush Lane and Goddard Road
Ramsbury 1900 Methodist Silver Band (now Ramsbury Silver Band) founded
Sherston Early 1900s Village noticeboard displayed on The Carpenter's Arms door; Baptist Church closed
Wilton 1900 Statue of 13th Earl of Pembroke, near entrance to Wilton House, unveiled



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