Timeline events for date 1780

Comunity Date Events
1780 Mail coach takes only 16 hours for the journey from Chippenham to London; Cherhill white Horse cut
Broughton Gifford 1780 Benjamin Hobhouse, the last of the Lords of the Manor, buys The Bell.
Broughton Gifford 1780 Sir Benjamin Hobhouse of Cottles House buys Broughton manor (including Church Farm and a farm on the common, tenements, and woodland for £11,500.
Chippenham 1780 The mail coach took 16 hours for the journey from Chippenham to London
Marlborough 1780 Marlborough Academy opened
Pewsey 1780 A typhus epidemic kills 50 people
Purton 1780 The charity school moves to a house in Purton Street and an adjoining schoolroom is built
Ramsbury 1780 Three or more tan yards are operating in the village