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Wiltshire Community History

Timeline for Date 1929

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Calne 1929 The cattle market moves to Wenhill Lane near the railway station (ceased in late 1960s); the present police station in Silver Street is built
Cricklade C.1929 Gas street lamps replaced by electric lamps
Downton 1929 Former paper mill/corn mill became part of an electricity generating station for the Tannery. South Wilts Bacon Curing Co. converted the workhouse into a factory.
Marlborough 1929 The town pump and weighbridge removed from High Street
Melksham 1929 The Salvation Army acquire an old malt house in Union Street as their Citadel; new police station built in Semington Road
Purton 1929 Primitive Methodists rent the Congregational chapel
Ramsbury 1929-1930 Wessex Company take over the provision of electricity
Ramsbury 1929 Responsibility for roads in the parish passes to Wiltshire County County; a voluntary scavenging scheme is set up to remove refuse
Sherston 1929 Scout and Cub movement introduced to Sherston
Westbury 1929 Westbury Leigh Church of England School becomes a mixed junior and infants school when senior pupils move to Leigh Road Senior School



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