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This week in Salisbury History: 17th – 23rd August

17th August 1792 – George III visits Salisbury 18 August 1983 – Black Sabbath’s Born Again tour opens 20th August 1818 – Prince Adolphus visits Salisbury 20th August 1890 – Catherine Booth of the Salvation Army born 22nd August 1485 – Richard III dies at Bosworth

This week in Salisbury History: 10th – 16th August
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This week in Salisbury History: 10th – 16th August

10th August 1901 – Miss Moberly meets Marie Antoinette August 10th 1871 – Crown Prince of Prussia, Victoria the Princess …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury History: 27th July – 2nd August
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This week in Salisbury History: 27th July – 2nd August

27th July 1989 – last volunteers leave the Common Cold Research Unit 28th July 1849 – hero of the Salisbury …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury History: 20th – 26th July
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This week in Salisbury History: 20th – 26th July

20th July 1562 – first recorded tourist at Stonehenge. Possibly. 20th July 1654 – diarist John Evelyn visits Wilton and …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury History: 13th – 19th July
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This week in Salisbury History: 13th – 19th July

13th July 1884 – National Rose Society show at Bishops Palace 13th July 1968 – Jethro Tull played at the …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury History: 6th – 12th July
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This week in Salisbury History: 6th – 12th July

6th July 1757 – unidentified falling object near Salisbury 6th July 1893 – Salisbury celebrates marriage of Duke of York …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury History: 29th June – 5th July
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This week in Salisbury History: 29th June – 5th July

29th June 1844 – the King of Saxony visits Stonehenge 29th June 1863 – statue of Lord Sidney Herbert unveiled …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury’s history: 22nd – 29th June
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This week in Salisbury’s history: 22nd – 29th June

This week in Salisbury history, we have: 23rd June 1885 – formation of Salisbury Cycling and Athletic Club 23rd June …Read the Rest

Summer Solstice at Stonehenge 2014
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Summer Solstice at Stonehenge 2014

I haven’t been to summer solstice at Stonehenge for years, and I’m not sure I’d recommend it especially this year …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 15th – 22nd June
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This week in Salisbury history: 15th – 22nd June

In one of the less eventful weeks in Salisbury’s history: 20th June 1897 – Salisbury celebrates Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 8th -15th June
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This week in Salisbury history: 8th -15th June

In Salisbury history this week: 8th June 1983 – Mrs Thatcher visits Salisbury – I think it’s fair to say …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 25th May – 1st June
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This week in Salisbury history: 25th May – 1st June

The following happened in this week in Salisbury’s history 24th May 1522 – birth of Bishop John Jewel, who wrote …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 18th – 25th May
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This week in Salisbury history: 18th – 25th May

Some stuff that happened in the Salisbury area this week: 18th May 1859 – Volunteer Rifle Corps formed. As I …Read the Rest

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