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Month: February 2017

The Hydrology of Nailsea

The Hydrology of Nailsea

Water is essential for our lives, and until the coming of mains water to Nailsea in 1905 the daily chores of our ancestors were centred on the collection of water for food preparation and washing, as is still the case in many countries across the world. Prior to the 20th century the inhabitants of Nailsea would collect enough water to last the day, a task often assigned to the children. Wraxall Mill was one place where water was freely available….

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