Timeline events for date 1896

Comunity Date Events
Amesbury 1896 Spratt's School closed and pupils transferred to National School
Box 1896 The Methodist Chapel and Hall were built, mainly by members of the congregation
Calne 1896 A swimming pool fed by the Marden opens south east of the town (closed 1939); a schoolroom is built on to the Methodist chapel at Studley
Chippenham 1896 The Isolation Hospital opens
Marlborough 1896 Mains water supply has been provided by this time; railway line between Marlborough and Grafton via Savernake opened; Bear and Castle hotel rebuilt
Melksham 1896 Chaloner Lodge of Freemasons founded
Minety 1896 Much of St Leonard's Church restored
Sherston 1896 C of E School closes for 5 weeks due to a measles epidemic
Wilton 1896 Methodist Reform Church closed
Wootton Bassett 1896 Hope Church, a Baptist chapel, is built in High Street