Place:


Calne  Wiltshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Calne like this:

Calne, town and mun. bor. and par., N. Wilts, 6 miles SE. of Chippenham and 99 W. of London by rail -- par., 8079 ac., pop. 5194; town, 410 ac., pop. 3405; mun. bor., 939 ac., pop. 2474; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Wednesday, has flax-mills, paper-mills, and flour-mills, but the principal trade is the curing of bacon. The bor. returned 1 member until 1885.

Calne through time

Calne is now part of North Wiltshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Wiltshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Calne itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Calne in North Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/1057

Date accessed: 16th December 2017


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