Timeline events for date 1963

Comunity Date Events
Aldbourne 1963 National School building replaced by the present school (St. Michael's Primary School) in Back Lane
Amesbury 1963 Railway line through Amesbury closed
Chippenham 1963 Museum opened in the Yelde Hall
Corsham 1963 Corsham Civic Society set up to represent the people of Corsham in all aspects of conservation, preservation and promotion of the town
Cricklade 1963 Railway station closed to goods traffic; new fire station built in Bath Road
Minety 1963 Station closed to goods' traffic
Pewsey 1963 New fire station built in North Street
Purton 1963 St. Mary's school becomes a junior school for children aged 5 to 11 years.Children aged 11+ tranferred to Bradon Forest Secondary school
Wilton 1963 An extension to Wilton Church of England Controlled Secondary Modern School completed
Wootton Bassett 1963 The British School receives coverage in the national press and on television following an adverse report by the Pubic Health Department on hygiene in its kitchen and lavatories, hastening plans for a new school