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Wiltshire Community History

Timeline for Date 1953

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Ashton Keynes 1953 A skittle alley was opened.
Calne 1953 A new post office is built on the corner of High Street and Curzon Street (now only the sorting office is situated there)
Cricklade 1953 Final market held
Cricklade 1953-1995 Growth of the town with both public and private housing developments to the west
Cricklade 1953-1957 132 council houses and bungalows built at Culverhay
Great Somerford 1953 A day of fun and games to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's coronation : piped water reaches Great Somerford : New Apolistic church opened but was closed by 1971
Melksham 1953 Shurnhold Secondary Modern school opens - it is the first new post-war secondary school in Wiltshire (later replaced by the George Ward School)
Pewsey 1953 Scout hall opened in the Crescent
Sherston 1953 Parades in the High Street to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's coronaton
Wootton Bassett 1953 The Currier's Arms is rebuilt



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