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Benjamin Lansdown was born in Trowbridge in 1819 and was the son of a woollen mill employee.

Trowbridge Barracks was erected in Bradley Road in 1794 by contractor John Scobell.

Benjamin Lansdown was born in Trowbridge in 1819 and was the son of a woollen mill employee.

Chartism was nationwide movement for voting reform in Victorian England.

The town was held by Brictric, a Saxon in 1086 after his father had held it at the conquest of William the conqueror in 1066.

Stonehenge airfield landing ground between the Shrewton & Exeter roads west of Stonehenge was opened in 1917 for training bomber pilots.

Thursday market was granted in 1219 & 1252 to the lord of Amesbury manor, Saturday market in 1317 to Amesbury priory, Wednesday market in 1614

Church of St Mary & St Melor

In the later 12th century the demesne of Amesbury manor included several pastures for cattle and in the early 13th century extensive several pastur

In the 17th century Amesbury was an important centre for the manufacture of clay pipes, quality of its products became famous far beyond the local

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