Timeline events for date 1776

Comunity Date Events
1776 Introduction of the 'Spinning jenny' machine to the textile industry in Wiltshire. This and other machinery used to speed production of textiles is blamed by workers for job losses.
Chippenham 1776 First recorded inoculation against smallpox in Chippenham
Corsham 1776 The market cross irreparably damaged
Melksham 1776 A new Baptist church is built in Old Broughton Road
Purton 1776 Charity school endowed by Miriam Stephens opened to teach 20 poor children reading, writing and accounts