Timeline events for date 1857

Comunity Date Events
Broughton Gifford 1857 5 members listed in the Methodist Society. There were 165 houses of which 16 were vacant - none had been built recently.
Chippenham 1857 St. Paul's School opens
Corsham 1857 Ebenezer Baptist Chapel at Velly founded
Minety 1857 Henry Hibberd, resident of Braydon Hall, founded the Wiltshire and Gloucester Agricultural Distillery Company
Westbury 1857 Great Western Iron Ore Smelting Company founded to exploit the iron ore beds to the north of the town; cemetery opened with 2 chapels - an Anglican chapel and one for dissenters