Nailsea 1965

Nailsea 1965

Women’s Institution Annual Snapshot 1965.

The Women’s Institute have put together a scrapbook summarising the year of 1965 in Nailsea. Discover what was happening back then, with information on schools and churches, what the weather was like throughout the year and what the world of fashion looked like.

Population

1506 people.

About 35% of the total population travel daily to work in Bristol, Clevedon and Weston-super-mare by train, bus or car.

Nailsea
Nailsea
Food Prices
Travel To Work
Post Office
Local Authority
1965
1965

Weather

Highest temperature 31.6°c.

Nailsea had an extremely wet December in 1965, causing the River Yeo to burst its banks and flood the nearby fields.

Weather

Highest temperature 31.6°c.

Nailsea had an extremely wet December in 1965, causing the River Yeo to burst its banks and flood the nearby fields.

1965
1965
Nailsea Flower Show
Nailsea
Parish Council
Farming

1st Nailsea Boy Scout Troop

New Scout hut.

The 1st Nailsea Boy Scout Troop opened their new Scout hut on September 18th.

Clothes
Guides
Jubilee Babies
W.I.
1965
1965

Food

The baker’s strike.

Bread lines, rationing and ‘Sold Out’ signs were common over England, this meant that the bakers in Nailsea had to produce 3x the normal amount of bread to keep up with the sudden increase in demand.

Food

The baker’s strike.

Bread lines, rationing and ‘Sold Out’ signs were common over England, this meant that the bakers in Nailsea had to produce 3x the normal amount of bread to keep up with the sudden increase in demand.

1965
1965
Food
History In The Making
British Legion
Holy Trinity Church

Schools

Nailsea V.C. Junior School.

Now known as Kingshill Church School, Nailsea Junior School had 340 children aged 7-11, with 10 classes and 10 full-time teachers.

1965
1965
1975
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2000
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1983
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