Swindon railway station is on the line from London Paddington to Bristol. Swindon Borough Council is a unitary authorityindependent of Wiltshire Council since Residents of Swindon are known as Swindonians. Swindon is home to the Bodleian Library's book depository,  the English Heritage National Monument Record Centre, the headquarters of the National Truston the site of the Prestige salon Brighton Great Western Railway works, and the Nationwide Building Societyand a Honda car manufacturing plant, Search someone in Swindon is due to close in The original Anglo-Saxon settlement of Swindon sat in a defensible position atop a limestone hill.
It is referred to in the Domesday Book as Suindune, believed to be derived from the Old English words "swine" and "dun" meaning "pig hill" or possibly Sweyn's hill, Sweyn being a Scandinavian name akin to Sven and English swain, meaning a young man. The Goddard family were lord of the manor for Massage avenue Brighton generations, living at the manor housesometimes known as The Lawn.
Swindon was a small market townmainly for barter tradeuntil roughly This original market area is on top of the hill in central Swindon, now known as Old Town. The Industrial Revolution was responsible for an acceleration of Swindon's growth.
The canals brought trade to the area and Swindon's population started to grow. The GWR built a small railway village to house some of its workers. Gay arab Runcorn the village were the GWR Medical Fund Clinic at Park House and its hospital, both on Swinron Road, and the health centre in Milton Road, which housed clinics, a pharmacy, laundries, baths, Turkish baths and swimming pools, was almost opposite.
FromGWR workers had a small amount deducted from their weekly pay and put into a healthcare fund; GWR doctors could prescribe them or their family members free medicines or send them for medical treatment.
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In the fund began providing artificial limbs made by craftsmen from the carriage and wagon works, and nine years later opened its first dental surgery. In his Somekne few months in post the dentist extracted more than 2, teeth. From the opening in of the health centre, Taboo gentlemens Blackpool doctor could also prescribe a haircut or even a bath.
The cradle-to-grave extent of this service was later used as a blueprint for the NHS.
The Mechanics' Institute, formed inmoved into a building that looked rather like a church and included a covered market, on 1 May It was a groundbreaking organisation that transformed the someoone workforce into some of the Serch best-educated manual workers.
The Mechanics' Institute had the UK's first lending library Man made beach in Grays a range of improving lectures, access to a theatre and various other activities, such as ambulance classes and xylophone lessons.
A former institute secretary formed the New Swindon Co-operative Society in which, after a schism in the society's membership, spawned the New Swindon Industrial Society, which ran a retail somwone from a stall in the market at the institute.
The institute also nurtured pioneering trades unionists and encouraged local democracy.
When tuberculosis hit the new town, the Mechanics' Institute persuaded the industrial pioneers of North Wiltshire to agree that the railway's former employees should continue to receive medical attention from the doctors of the GWR Medical Society Fund, which the institute had played a role in establishing and funding.
During the second half of the 19th century, Swindon New Town grew around the main line between London and Bristol. Inthe original market town, Old Swindon, merged with its new neighbour at the bottom of the hill to become a single town. During Wwe Chesterfield lesbian first half of the 20th century, the railway works was the town's largest employer and one of the biggest in the country, employing more than 14, workers.
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