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Riots and wage increases

In the 1830s there was consierable discontent amongst agricultural workers in Wiltshire. Louise Ryland-Epton has written about the part played by the vicar of Bremhill, Rev. Bowles, in raising Wiltshire wages and helping to defuse the situation. her short historical note can be found in the Research section of this site, or via the link below.  

https://www.mychippenham.org.uk/the-chippenham-project/the-research