Timeline events for date 1540

Comunity Date Events
1540 Production of woollen cloth in Wiltshire reaches new industrial levels – looms owned by William Stampe in Malmesbury are producing 3000 cloths a year
1540 John Leland travels in Wiltshire and records the current state of towns, villages, industry and people
Amesbury 1540 Market house built in the Market Place
Amesbury 1540 - 1542 Priory dissolved and most of its buildings demolished
Corsham 1540 Hartham Park Estate acquired by the Goddard family
Westbury 1540 Angel Hotel in Church Street built