Timeline events for date 1861

Comunity Date Events
Ashton Keynes 1861 Ashton Keynes had its first population peak of 1070.
Chippenham 1861 Chippenham Tannery opens (closed 1928)
Corsham 1861 Neston Primary School opened as Corshamside School
Cricklade 1861 Drains connecting to house drains installed down both sides of High Street
Pewsey 1861 Chancel rebuilt and south chapel added to Church of St. John the Baptist to designs by G.E. Street
Purton 1861 A new National School opened
Westbury 1861 Town Mill destroyed by fire causing £20,000 worth of damage; town fire brigade, with 4 engines, formed
Wootton Bassett 1861 The National school for children and adults in Station Road, built by a local builder Isaac Lansdown, is opened by the Bishop of Salisbury (now the Civic Centre)