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The Marlborough Times, 6th February 1869:
Everley Petty Sessions
THOMAS and STEPHEN LAY, two brothers of Milton, labourers, were charged with trespassing in search of conies on land the property of Mrs PENRUDDOCKE, at Fifield, in the parish of Milton, on the 24th January. THOMAS YEATES proved the case, and they were fined 10s and 9s costs, or 14 days each.

The Marlborough Times, 10th April 1869:
On Monday last an inquest was held at Little Ann, in this parish, before Mr GEORGE SYLVESTER, Coroner, on the body of MARY NEATE, aged 72 years, who was found dead in bed the previous Saturday .... the verdict was "death from natural causes".

The Marlborough Times, 22nd May 1869:
EDWARD SPACKMAN, of Little Salisbury, Milton, labourer, was summoned by MARY YATES, wife of WILLIAM YATES, Milkhouse Water, Milton, labourer, for having assaulted her at Pewsey. Complainant stated she had been with her husband shopping at Pewsey. They went to two public houses and stopped at the last until "shut up time". On their way home the defendant knocked her down and kicked her. Fined 10s and costs 11s 6d or 21 days. The bench severely censured the complainant for her conduct in leaving her family and staying at public houses until so late an hour.

The Marlborough Times, 14th August 1869:
Deaths: At Milton, August 6th, after a painful illness, HENRY, the youngest son of Mr H.W. SOMERSET, aged 14 years.

The Marlborough Times, 19th June 1869:
On Saturday last, about 12 o'clock , a quantity of hay was taken up by a whirlwind to a great height, and at Milkhouse Water, about a mile distant, a considerable quantity of it fell. The people at a distance thought it was a flock of rooks flying through the air.

The Marlborough Times, 4th September 1869:
Freehold Property
For sale, by private contract, a large commodious dwelling house, called Havering House, with the necessary offices, productive garden and orchard, and well stocked with trees. Also, if desired, a good meadow adjoining the above. To treat for the same, apply to Mr F. BANNING, Pewsey.
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The Marlborough Times, 16th October 1869:
Wanted : an indoor apprentice to the blacksmith's business. Apply to J. HEAD, Milton, near Pewsey.

The Marlborough Times, 20th November 1869:
Everley Petty Sessions
The licence of the New Inn, New Mill, Milton, was transferred from Mrs MARY LIDDEARD to Mr ROBERT BREWER.

The Marlborough Times, 20th November 1869:
Wesleyan Foreign Mission
The annual missionary meeting was held on Tuesday last, which was numerously attended. The chair was occupied by Mr T. BARNETT of Marlborough , and the meeting was addressed by the Rev. J. LOCKE, of Hungerford, the Rev. G. MEADOWS, of Marlborough, and the Rev. A.R. HUMPHREYS of Pewsey, also by Mr BOUSHIER. The meeting was highly satisfactory.

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