In his first few months in post the dentist extracted more than 2000 teeth.
From the opening in 1892 of the Health Centre, a doctor could also prescribe a haircut or even a bath.
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) is a large town, in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, South West England, midway between Bristol, 35 miles (56 kilometres) to the west and Reading, 35 miles (56 km) to the east.
and a range of improving lectures, access to a theatre and a range of activities from ambulance classes to xylophone lessons.
A former Institute secretary formed the New Swindon Co-operative Society in 1853 which, after a schism in the society's membership, spawned the New Swindon Industrial Society that ran a retail business from a stall in the market at the Institute.
The original Anglo-Saxon settlement of Swindon sat in a defensible position atop a limestone hill.
From 1871, GWR workers had a small amount deducted from their weekly pay and put into a healthcare fund – its doctors could prescribe them or their family members free medicines or send them for medical treatment.
In 1878 the fund began providing artificial limbs made by craftsmen from the carriage and wagon works, and nine years later opened its first dental surgery.
It started with the construction of the Wilts and Berks Canal in 1810 and the North Wilts Canal in 1819.
The canals brought trade to the area and Swindon's population started to grow.