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  • Stroud
    • 1700s
      • There was a parish workhouse that existed
      • The  Stroud Canal connecting it to the River Severn
      • Stroud Bank opened
    • 1800s
      • Stroud was made a parliamentary borough returning two MP's to parliament
      • Stroud poor union was formed
      • The former prime minister John Russel serves as a local MP
      • Holy trinity church was opened
      • Stroud board of health formed
      • 1860 Stroud college opened
      • 1881 population was 7,848
        • 1891 Stroud population was 9,818
          • 1911 population 8,767
            • 1900s
              • 1940s Workhouses shut down
              • 1949 Stroud Railway closed to passengers but goods still transported
              • 1954 Stroud water canal abandoned
              • 1957 Stroud News and Journal created
                • Stroud life News Paper in 2008
                  • 2000s
                    • 2001 population 23,000
                      • 1971 population at 19,169
                        • 1911 population 8,767
                          • 1900s
                            • 1940s Workhouses shut down
                            • 1949 Stroud Railway closed to passengers but goods still transported
                            • 1954 Stroud water canal abandoned
                            • 1957 Stroud News and Journal created
                              • Stroud life News Paper in 2008
                                • 2000s
                                  • 2001 population 23,000
                                    • 1971 population at 19,169
                              • 1999 a farmers market was inaugurated
                • 1999 a farmers market was inaugurated
        • 1885 Stroud railway line to Dudbridge opened
        • Marling school founded by Sir Samuel Marling in 1887

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