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Trowbridge

(trō`brĭj, trou`–), town (1991 pop. 27,299), Wiltshire, S England. It is a market town and a long-established center for the manufacture of woolen goods. Brewing, food processing, and light engineering are also important industries. The 13th-century parish church contains the tomb of the poet George CrabbeCrabbe, George,
1754–1832, English poet, b. Aldeburgh, Suffolk. After practicing medicine for a short time, he went to London in 1780, hoping to earn money by his writing.
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, rector of Trowbridge from 1814 to 1832. A College of Further Education is in Trowbridge.

Trowbridge

a market town in SW England, administrative centre of Wiltshire: woollen manufacturing. Pop.: 34 401 (2001)
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CARDIFF: Tries - L Hamilton, S Hopkins; con - R Patchell; pens - R Patchell (3), J Griffin CROSS KEYS: Tries - N Trowbridge (2), R Nash (2); cons - M Jones (3); pens - M Jones (2)
SERGIO da Cunha, 29, of Trowbridge, yesterday appeared before magistrates in Chippenham, Wilts, charged with perverting the cause of justice in the hunt for Hayley's killer.
Ms Trowbridge, who had been with a group of eight others, eventually emerged from the entrance to Otter Hole Cave by the River Wye in Chepstow at 4.
For many years Mr Trowbridge was deputy managing director of Coventry machine tool firm Wickman.
Walter John Trowbridge served in the US Army during the Korean War and he has no direct experience with Navy life or operation, nor any naval vessels.
Trowbridge got another in a lively end as Maesteg threw caution to the wind in a bid to snatch a bonus point, but Llandovery held firm.
Yesterday Wiltshire police said two men, aged 27 and 38, both from Trowbridge, had been arrested in connection with the incident.
Ms Trowbridge, an experienced caver, slipped on a 5ft climb near the end of the cave and injured her pelvis.
The alarm was raised at 6pm on Tuesday when Laura Trowbridge, 22,fell three metres from a ledge inside a South Wales cave, injuring her back and pelvis.
Mr Jonathan Thompson, aged 33, and Ms Lyn Trowbridge, his late wife's best friend, were married in a 45-minute service at a tiny Baptist church in Hook Norton, Oxfordshire.
After finding out he won, Trowbridge said, "Waytek is my supplier for wire, connectors, cable ties, switches, relays and many hard to find electrical products.
The pupils of St John Lloyd, Trowbridge, & Pen Y Pil Primary Schools along with students from St Illtyd's High School will be taking part in a Trowbridge carnival on Thursday, July 2.