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Wiltshire Community History

Timeline for Date 1903

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Broughton Gifford 1903 Wooden station halt opens at Broughton Gifford due to the completion of Wiltshire Railways.
Calne 1903 Girls admitted to Calne County School (later Calne County Secondary School)
Chippenham 1903 Saxby & Farmer move from Kilburn into O'Donnell's Engineering Works in Chippenham
Corsham 1903 New sewage works completed
Cricklade 1903 New organ installed in Primitive Methodist chapel
Hullavington 1903 The main London and South Wales railway opened across Hullavington parish north of the village. Provides 280 railways worker's jobs; a oial merchant now at the station.
Melksham 1903 Spencer & Co. move to Beanacre Road and become experts in mechanical handling; the organ at St. Michael's Church is rebuilt
Purton 1903 National School becomes St.Mary's School under Wiltshire County Council
Ramsbury 1903 Wiltshire County Council take over management of the Church School for Girls and the Board school
Wilton 1903 Edward Slow's Chronology of Wilton published
Wiltshire 1903 The last execution at Devizes Prison takes place.The first locomotive to reach 100mph 'The City of Truro' is built at Swindon.
Wootton Bassett 1903 A new main railway line to South Wales opens from a junction on the old line

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