Timeline events for date 1834

Comunity Date Events
1834 New Poor Law Amendment Act states that able-bodied poor seeking relief must move into workhouses. During the next five years 15 new workhouses are constructed in Wiltshire whilst 10 existing ones are enlarged.
Amesbury 1834 Work begins on rebuilding Abbey Mansion to designs by Thomas Hopper
Chippenham 1834 Gasworks built at Westmead ; the town bridge lit by gas; The Town Hall built by Joseph Neeld at a cost of about £12,000
Pewsey 1834 Methodist chapel built off High Street
Wilton 1834 Carpet factory moves from Market Place to King Street