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Devizes

Map of the Civil Parish of Devizes

Map of the Civil Parish of Devizes - ID 6171

From the Ordnance Survey 1890s revision of the one inch to one mile map. The modern civil parish boundary has been superimposed. .....

Date Photo Taken 1890s
Uploaded 07/08/2012 16:32:57
Views 822
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre
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Devizes

Miss Farmer's Young Ladies, Boarding and Private School, Devizes

Miss Farmer's Young Ladies, Boarding and Private School, Devizes - ID 890

From about 1877 this was at Vale View House, 40 Long Street, having been transferred there from Bridewell Street. The school seems to have been starte.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:38:01
Views 879
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Map Latitude 51.34986048287651 : Longitude -1.9936323165893555
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
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Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Devizes

Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Devizes - ID 943

There were no known Roman Catholics in Devizes before 1767 when there were three. By 1861 there were about 20 worshipping at Chippenham. The first Mas.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:36:11
Views 5695
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Map Latitude 51.353626198457555 : Longitude -2.001979351043701
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
Dimensions 800px * 600px
File Size 81 Kb

Devizes

Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Devizes

Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Devizes - ID 942

There were no known Roman Catholics in Devizes before 1767 when there were three. By 1861 there were about 20 worshipping at Chippenham. The first Mas.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:36:02
Views 6130
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Map Latitude 51.35366640015699 : Longitude -2.001957893371582
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
Dimensions 800px * 1067px
File Size 156 Kb

Devizes

Devizes Proprietary Grammar School, Devizes

Devizes Proprietary Grammar School, Devizes - ID 888

Formed in 1859 a school was opened at 41 Long Street around 1862. The school closed in 1871. .....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:31:01
Views 782
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Map Latitude 51.34995429449695 : Longitude -1.9933319091796875
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
Dimensions 474px * 600px
File Size 66 Kb

Devizes

Devizes School, Devizes

Devizes School, Devizes - ID 860

The school was formed in 1969 by the merging of the Devizes Grammar School and the Southbroom Secondary School to form a comprehensive school. The new.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:30:29
Views 5016
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Map Latitude 51.35000790105095 : Longitude -1.9871735572814941
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
Dimensions 800px * 600px
File Size 83 Kb

Devizes

Devizes School, Devizes

Devizes School, Devizes - ID 862

The school was formed in 1969 by the merging of the Devizes Grammar School and the Southbroom Secondary School to form a comprehensive school. The new.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:30:22
Views 4603
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Map Latitude 51.35022232663984 : Longitude -1.9871306419372559
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
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File Size 62 Kb

Devizes

Devizes School, Devizes

Devizes School, Devizes - ID 861

The school was formed in 1969 by the merging of the Devizes Grammar School and the Southbroom Secondary School to form a comprehensive school. The new.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:30:15
Views 3503
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Map Latitude 51.34998109778179 : Longitude -1.9876456260681152
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
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Devizes

Devizes Grammar School (private), Devizes

Devizes Grammar School (private), Devizes - ID 851

Set up by the Rev. S.S. Pugh, the minister of the New Baptist Chapel. By 1874 it was in Heathcote House, on The Green, providing a middle class educat.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:29:57
Views 1076
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Map Latitude 51.34994089284864 : Longitude -1.989426612854004
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
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Devizes College and High School, Devizes

Devizes College and High School, Devizes - ID 893

Founded by the Misses Bennett and Miss Cole, who came to Devizes in 1886. Ada Bennett opened a school at 19 Long Street while the other two ladies ope.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:29:28
Views 1558
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Map Latitude 51.35283555786662 : Longitude -1.996164321899414
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Devizes College and High School, Devizes

Devizes College and High School, Devizes - ID 894

Founded by the Misses Bennett and Miss Cole, who came to Devizes in 1886. Ada Bennett opened a school at 19 Long Street, pictured here, while the othe.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:29:09
Views 826
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Map Latitude 51.34969966250892 : Longitude -1.9930744171142578
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Dimensions 441px * 600px
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Devizes

Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Devizes

Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Devizes - ID 941

There were no known Roman Catholics in Devizes before 1767 when there were three. By 1861 there were about 20 worshipping at Chippenham. The first Mas.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:28:24
Views 1175
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Map Latitude 51.35373340291095 : Longitude -2.001786231994629
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File Size 92 Kb

Devizes

Wansdyke Community School, Devizes

Wansdyke Community School, Devizes - ID 872

The school was opened in 1975 to serve the expanding southern area of Devizes. There is a hard surfaced playing area, a sports field, garden and conse.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:26:29
Views 1977
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Map Latitude 51.35071818197088 : Longitude -1.9735479354858398
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
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File Size 57 Kb

Devizes

Wansdyke Community School, Devizes

Wansdyke Community School, Devizes - ID 871

The school was opened in 1975 to serve the expanding southern area of Devizes. There is a hard surfaced playing area, a sports field, garden and conse.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:26:20
Views 2226
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Map Latitude 51.3505841675457 : Longitude -1.973268985748291
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
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File Size 63 Kb

Devizes

Devizes Secondary School, Devizes

Devizes Secondary School, Devizes - ID 852

This was the original name for the Devizes Grammar School. The school was built in Bath Road in 1906 by Wiltshire County Council at a cost of about 7.....

Date Photo Taken 1906
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:25:04
Views 955
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Map Latitude 51.34539750817789 : Longitude -1.9888687133789062
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
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File Size 131 Kb

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St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Devizes

St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Devizes - ID 867

In 1864 the Sisters of the teaching Order of St. Joseph of Annecy opened a Roman Catholic 'poor school' in an improvised Roman Catholic chapel in Mond.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:23:32
Views 2583
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Map Latitude 51.3535725961368 : Longitude -2.0024728775024414
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St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Devizes

St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Devizes - ID 868

In 1864 the Sisters of the teaching Order of St. Joseph of Annecy opened a Roman Catholic 'poor school' in an improvised Roman Catholic chapel in Mond.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:23:25
Views 1360
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Map Latitude 51.353545794952886 : Longitude -2.0028162002563477
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Devizes

St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Devizes

St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Devizes - ID 869

In 1864 the Sisters of the teaching Order of St. Joseph of Annecy opened a Roman Catholic 'poor school' in an improvised Roman Catholic chapel in Mond.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:23:15
Views 1748
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Map Latitude 51.353505593147624 : Longitude -2.0027518272399902
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
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Devizes

St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Devizes

St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Devizes - ID 870

In 1864 the Sisters of the teaching Order of St. Joseph of Annecy opened a Roman Catholic 'poor school' in an improvised Roman Catholic chapel in Mond.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:23:06
Views 1550
Comments 0
Map Latitude 51.353545794952886 : Longitude -2.0026659965515137
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St. Peter's National School, Devizes

St. Peter's National School, Devizes - ID 884

The school was opened in 1870 in a building to the south of the church. In 1893 the attendance was 66 and the school was enlaged. By 1899 there were 2.....

Date Photo Taken 1907
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:22:47
Views 1468
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Map Latitude 51.354028213864346 : Longitude -2.0058631896972656
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Southbroom Church of England Controlled Junior School, Devizes

Southbroom Church of England Controlled Junior School, Devizes - ID 876

The school was formed when Southbroom Parochial School was split in 1957 and a new building opened for the juniors in 1961. By January 1973 there were.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:20:57
Views 957
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Map Latitude 51.34978007276329 : Longitude -1.989598274230957
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Southbroom Infants' School, Devizes

Southbroom Infants' School, Devizes - ID 878

Formed in 1957 when the Southbroom Parochial School was split into two with the infants remaining at Heathcote House. These premises were later enlarg.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:20:49
Views 1221
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Map Latitude 51.34972646594273 : Longitude -1.9892549514770508
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
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Devizes

Southbroom Church of England Controlled Junior School, Devizes

Southbroom Church of England Controlled Junior School, Devizes - ID 877

The school was formed when Southbroom Parochial School was split in 1957 and a new building opened for the juniors in 1961. By January 1973 there were.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:20:38
Views 2531
Comments 0
Map Latitude 51.34972646594273 : Longitude -1.9894695281982422
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
Dimensions 800px * 492px
File Size 140 Kb

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Parnella House School, Devizes

Parnella House School, Devizes - ID 891

Founded in 1870 by Miss Davies this school occupied four different sites, two in Long Street and two in the Market Place. From 1886 it was named Parne.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:19:39
Views 1347
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Map Latitude 51.35307677169662 : Longitude -1.996293067932129
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
Dimensions 476px * 600px
File Size 57 Kb

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Girls' School, Devizes

Girls' School, Devizes - ID 889

In the mid 19th century this was kept by Mrs Elliott, wife of the Congregational minister, at 41 Long Street, pictured here. Around 1862 the girls mov.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 29/07/2009 12:18:39
Views 547
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Map Latitude 51.349806876150026 : Longitude -1.993546485900879
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
Dimensions 474px * 600px
File Size 66 Kb

Devizes

National School for Girls, Devizes

National School for Girls, Devizes - ID 880

Founded in 1813 the school united with the National Society in 1814. Instruction included the teaching of handicrafts and there were 80 girls in the s.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 19/12/2008 15:00:12
Views 931
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Map Latitude 51.35029268481754 : Longitude -1.9924789667129517
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
Dimensions 601px * 600px
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Devizes

Miss Bidwell's Ladies Boarding School, Devizes

Miss Bidwell's Ladies Boarding School, Devizes - ID 892

Founded in the early 1870s by Miss Elizabeth Bidwell and her niece, the school was at first in the former White Hart in New Park Street and then in Br.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 19/12/2008 14:58:19
Views 1471
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Map Latitude 51.35352234390411 : Longitude -1.9935518503189087
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
Dimensions 800px * 586px
File Size 101 Kb

Devizes

British School for Girls, Devizes

British School for Girls, Devizes - ID 882

This was built in Northgate Street in 1822 on land given by Robert Waylen. The school served the nonconformists of the town but was closed at short no.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 19/12/2008 14:03:27
Views 822
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Map Latitude 51.3536161480272 : Longitude -1.9975483417510986
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
Dimensions 450px * 600px
File Size 74 Kb

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British School for Boys, Devizes

British School for Boys, Devizes - ID 883

At first there was an evening school for boys in the British Girls' School, pictured here. The boys' school was opened in 1836 after the receipt of a .....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 19/12/2008 14:03:18
Views 695
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Map Latitude 51.353626198457555 : Longitude -1.9975322484970093
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
Dimensions 451px * 600px
File Size 65 Kb

Devizes

Salem Baptist Chapel, Devizes

Salem Baptist Chapel, Devizes - ID 947

Founded in 1837 by George Wessley, pastor of the Old Baptist Church, and some of his congregation, who had left because of divisions in that church. T.....

Date Photo Taken 2003
Uploaded 19/12/2008 14:02:34
Views 1053
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Map Latitude 51.35398131224867 : Longitude -1.9964969158172607
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Original Media Location: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham
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