Nailsea 1983

Nailsea 1983

Women’s Institution Annual Snapshot 1983.

The Women’s Institute have put together a scrapbook summarising the year of 1983 in Nailsea. Discover what was happening back then, with information on schools and churches, what the weather was like throughout the year and what food prices were.

1983

Population

Approximatly 15,000 people.

In 1983, Nailsea’s population had increased by 10 times since 1965.

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1983
United Reformed Church
1983
Christ Church
Methodist Church
1983
1983

Public Services

Police.

In 1983 Nailsea’s police headquarters had 40 policemen, covering a wide area from Dundry through Congresbury to Clevedon and Portishead.

Public Services

Police.

In 1983 Nailsea’s police headquarters had 40 policemen, covering a wide area from Dundry through Congresbury to Clevedon and Portishead.

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1983
Library
Public Services
1983
Holy Trinity Church

Shopping

Prices.

Shopping prices were a lot different in 1983, for example, a pint of milk was 19p, a large loaf of bread was 43p and a pound of pork sausages was 89p.

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1983
Nailsea School
Greenslade And Fouroaks Schools
St. Francis R.C. Primary School
Ravenswood School
1983
1983

Weather

Highest Temperature was 32.2°c.

Nailsea had a very wet start to the year but changed to have the hottest July in over 300 years and the driest November in 20 years.

Weather

Highest Temperature was 32.2°c.

Nailsea had a very wet start to the year but changed to have the hottest July in over 300 years and the driest November in 20 years.

1983
1983
Nailsea Town Council
Industry
Plant Sale
Fashion Show

Churches

Nailsea Methodist Church.

Rev Brian Dams took over as Nailsea Methodist Church’s new minister, replacing Rev Leslie Hammond.

1983
1983
1965
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1975
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2000
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