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Westbury

Map of the Civil Parish of Westbury

Map of the Civil Parish of Westbury - ID 5818

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

Date Photo Taken 1890s
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Westbury

Westbury Church of England Junior School

Westbury Church of England Junior School - ID 76

Started as the Church of England Junior School in union with the National Society in 1844 in hired rooms; new premises being built in 1847. In 1859 th.....

Date Photo Taken c.1907
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Westbury

Westbury Church of England Junior School

Westbury Church of England Junior School - ID 77

Started as the Church of England Junior School in union with the National Society in 1844 in hired rooms; new premises being built in 1847. In 1859 th.....

Date Photo Taken c.1907
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Westbury

Westbury Leigh Church of England Primary School

Westbury Leigh Church of England Primary School - ID 78

There were two schools here before 1859 when it was proposed to amalgamate them. In 1893 a new National School was opened. In 1929 the older children .....

Date Photo Taken c.1907
Uploaded 25/10/2007 08:29:35
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Westbury

Laverton Institute School, Westbury

Laverton Institute School, Westbury - ID 79

Formed as the Westbury British Boys' School in Bratton Road in 1814. Moved into the Laverton Institute in 1874 and transferred to Wiltshire County co.....

Date Photo Taken c.1907
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Westbury

British Girl's School, Westbury

British Girl's School, Westbury - ID 80

Built in Lower Road in 1884.....

Date Photo Taken c.1907
Uploaded 25/10/2007 08:29:35
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Westbury

Church of All Saints, Westbury

Church of All Saints, Westbury - ID 329

A church at Westbury is mentioned in the Domesday Book (1086) and is most likely to have been a Saxon wooden church on the same site as the present ch.....

Date Photo Taken 1950s
Uploaded 25/10/2007 08:29:35
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Westbury

Church of All Saints, Westbury

Church of All Saints, Westbury - ID 328

A church at Westbury is mentioned in the Domesday Book (1086) and is most likely to have been a Saxon wooden church on the same site as the present ch.....

Date Photo Taken 1950s
Uploaded 25/10/2007 08:29:35
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Westbury

Church of the Holy Saviour, Westbury Leigh, Westbury

Church of the Holy Saviour, Westbury Leigh, Westbury - ID 302

Until the 1850s Westbury Leigh was served by its two Baptist chapels and Anglicans travelled either to the parish church of Westbury or to that of Dil.....

Date Photo Taken 2002
Uploaded 25/10/2007 08:29:35
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Westbury

Catholic Church of St. Bernadette of Lourdes, Westbury

Catholic Church of St. Bernadette of Lourdes, Westbury - ID 303

In the 1670s there was one Catholic in the parish, Giles Adlam, a fuller, but by 1683 there were said to be none. In the 1930s Westbury Catholics went.....

Date Photo Taken 2002
Uploaded 25/10/2007 08:29:35
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Westbury

Church of All Saints, Westbury

Church of All Saints, Westbury - ID 304

A church at Westbury is mentioned in the Domesday Book (1086) and is most likely to have been a Saxon wooden church on the same site as the present on.....

Date Photo Taken 2002
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Westbury

Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury

Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury - ID 305

John Wesley preached in Westbury in 1748 and 1749, attracting good numbers, but it was not until around 1809 that a Methodist chapel was built in the .....

Date Photo Taken 2002
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Westbury

Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury

Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury - ID 306

John Wesley preached in Westbury in 1748 and 1749, attracting good numbers, but it was not until around 1809 that a Methodist chapel was built in the .....

Date Photo Taken 2002
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Westbury

United Reformed Church, Westbury

United Reformed Church, Westbury - ID 307

This congregation was also called the Independent Meeting and the Lower Meeting. The meeting claims to date from 1662 when a group gathered around Phi.....

Date Photo Taken 2002
Uploaded 25/10/2007 08:29:35
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Westbury

Old Congregational Chapel, Westbury

Old Congregational Chapel, Westbury - ID 308

This congregation was also called the Independent Meeting and the Lower Meeting. The meeting claims to date from 1662 when a group gathered around Phi.....

Date Photo Taken 2002
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Westbury

West End Baptist Church, Westbury

West End Baptist Church, Westbury - ID 309

In 1669 Anabaptists were meeting in the house of Roger Cutter in Westbury; this meeting was an offshoot of the early Baptist chapel at Southwick. Even.....

Date Photo Taken 2002
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Westbury

Westbury Leigh Baptist Church, Westbury

Westbury Leigh Baptist Church, Westbury - ID 310

In 1662 a congregation formed here as an offshoot of the early meeting in Southwick. By 1669 Anabaptists were meeting in the house of Roger Cutter, wh.....

Date Photo Taken 2002
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Westbury

Westbury Leigh Baptist Church, Westbury

Westbury Leigh Baptist Church, Westbury - ID 311

In 1662 a congregation formed here as an offshoot of the early meeting in Southwick. By 1669 Anabaptists were meeting in the house of Roger Cutter, wh.....

Date Photo Taken 2002
Uploaded 25/10/2007 08:29:35
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Westbury

Providence Baptist Chapel, Penknap, Westbury

Providence Baptist Chapel, Penknap, Westbury - ID 312

George Phillips, the pastor, and some of the congregation withdrew from the Westbury Leigh Baptist Church after a disagreement over doctrine. They hel.....

Date Photo Taken 2002
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Westbury

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Westbury Leigh, Westbury

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Westbury Leigh, Westbury - ID 313

Jehovah's Witnesses have been in the town since the late 1960s. .....

Date Photo Taken 2002
Uploaded 25/10/2007 08:29:35
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Westbury

Upper Congregational Chapel, Westbury

Upper Congregational Chapel, Westbury - ID 314

Some members of the Lower Meeting (later the Old Congregational Chapel) withdrew in 1751 and first held meetings in a barn between Westbury and Westbu.....

Date Photo Taken 2002
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Westbury

Church of All Saints, Westbury

Church of All Saints, Westbury - ID 327

A church at Westbury is mentioned in the Domesday Book (1086) and is most likely to have been a Saxon wooden church on the same site as the present ch.....

Date Photo Taken c.1908
Uploaded 25/10/2007 08:29:35
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Westbury

Church of All Saints, Westbury

Church of All Saints, Westbury - ID 330

A church at Westbury is mentioned in the Domesday Book (1086) and is most likely to have been a Saxon wooden church on the same site as the present ch.....

Date Photo Taken c.1910
Uploaded 25/10/2007 08:29:35
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Westbury

Matravers School, Westbury

Matravers School, Westbury - ID 423

Formed from the Westbury Secondary Modern School and with a few classrooms dating from the 1920s. Separate Design and Maths blocks were built in the 1.....

Date Photo Taken 2002
Uploaded 25/10/2007 08:29:35
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Westbury

Westbury Church of England Junior School

Westbury Church of England Junior School - ID 424

Started as the Church of England Junior School in union with the National Society in 1844 in hired rooms; new premises, pictured here, being built in .....

Date Photo Taken 2002
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Westbury

Westbury Church of England Junior School

Westbury Church of England Junior School - ID 425

Started as the Church of England Junior School in union with the National Society in 1844 in hired rooms; new premises, pictured here, being built in .....

Date Photo Taken 2002
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Westbury

Laverton County Infant's School, Westbury

Laverton County Infant's School, Westbury - ID 426

School built in 1884, in Bratton Road, associated with the British Society, and presented to the town by Abraham Laverton. This building is now a priv.....

Date Photo Taken 2002
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Westbury

Newtown School, Westbury

Newtown School, Westbury - ID 427

In 1845 a Boys' Schoolroom was built at the Junction of Bratton Road and Newtown by the Rev. Stafford Brown, vicar of Westbury.The school continued un.....

Date Photo Taken 2002
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Westbury

Westbury British Boys' School, Westbury

Westbury British Boys' School, Westbury - ID 428

In 1845 a Boys' Schoolroom was built at the Junction of Bratton Road and Newtown by the Rev. Stafford Brown, vicar of Westbury.The school continued un.....

Date Photo Taken 2002
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Westbury

Bitham Brook Primary School,Westbury

Bitham Brook Primary School,Westbury - ID 429

Opened in 1993 to serve an ever growing population that had made the number of places at existing schools inadequate......

Date Photo Taken 2002
Uploaded 25/10/2007 08:29:35
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