Timeline events for date 1800

Comunity Date Events
1800 Population of Wiltshire 184,000 (approx).
Aldbourne 1800 Trade in rabbits ceases following enclosure of the land; willow weaving begun in the village as a cottage industry
Aldbourne 1800 Workhouse opened in Bay House in South Street
Aldbourne 1800 Baydon Street renamed Oxford Street
Box 1800 By the end of the 19th century, there were nearly 700 quarry workers in the parish as the quarrying indsutry flourished
Broughton Gifford 1800 Further extensions to Broughton House, protests against decline of the hand loom weaving industry erupt.
Broughton Gifford 1800 Broughton Gifford Manor House is converted in to two houses; records show that wheat, oats and peas were the main crops in the parish.
Calne 1800 The Borough Arms (now the King's Arms) in High Street and a post office in existence
Calne 1800 Lower Mill at Quemerford is rebuilt as a cloth factory
Corsham 1800 John Nash employed to enlarge the house at Corsham Court: cloth industry ceases
Downton 1800 Downton Parish was considerably reduced in size.
Downton 1800 Lace making died out.
Great Somerford 1800 The old maltings built
Hullavington 1800 The Quaker Society of Hullavington is one of only seven active in the whole of Wiltshire
Keevil 1800 The Crown Inn recuilt and re-named the Crown and Rose
Melksham 1800 The King's Arms Hotel is built
Minety 1800 Askew Bridge House and Tellings Farmhouse built
Pewsey 1800 Post Office opened in Market Place
Pewsey 1800 There is a fire engine in the village by this time
Pewsey 1800 New Strict Baptist Chapel built near the Town Mill
Purton 1800 Medieval wall paintings uncovered at St. Mary's church
Ramsbury 1800 Many labourers from Ramsbury recruited to work for the Patagonian Sheep Farming Company Ltd founded in Patagonia by Walter Brind Waldron
Ramsbury 1800 Sir Francis Burdett inherits Ramsbury manor which remains in the family for 250 years
Sherston 1800 Church House let out as a poor house by church wardens
Westbury 1800 Boyer's Mill built
Westbury 1800 Leighton House built by Thomas Henry Hele Phipps
Wootton Bassett 1800 Agriculture is still the main occupation of the parish