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Wiltshire Community History

Timeline for Date 1901

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Amesbury 1901 New National school for children of all ages built in Back Lane; new Methodist chapel built in High Street
Broughton Gifford 1901 Ordnance Survey map shows a smithy, a workmen's club, a post office and allotments in Broughton Gifford; population at 649.
Calne 1901 Bentley School amalgamates with the Technical Institute and becomes Calne County School - a school of science for boys aged 9-17; it is now compulsory for houses to be numbered
Hullavington Late 1901s A garage built in The Street
Westbury 1901 Water pumping station opened in Bratton Road supplied by the reservoir at Beggars Knoll; direct railway line from London to Westbury opened; Boyer's Cloth Mill converted to a tannery owned by Charles Case and Sons Ltd
Wilton 1901 Drinking fountain built as a memorial to the Earl of Pembroke
Wiltshire 1901 Population of Wiltshire 271,000. Swindon's population 45,000.

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