24th July 2016
EVENTS We welcome our old friend David Bartley as our speaker on Thursday, 28th July, at the Salem starting at 7.30pm but this time he will be entertaining us with his passion ‘A Potted History of Pottery and Porcelain’ and will be giving free valuations for anyone bringing in samples. Admittance £1 including refreshments.
OUR SALEM BASE is open from 9am – 2pm every Tuesday. Everyone welcome. The following Tuesday, August 2nd, from 10am – 12pm we are holding a reunion of all ex-pupils that attended the Pinfold Lane School in the mid-sixties when Mr Jack Martin was the headmaster. We have been donated the official ‘Jack Martin Collection’ containing a full range of photographs during his tenure there and those that are named include Warren Adshead, Ruth Allan, Craig Aston, Michael Ball, Jason Barlow, Jason Bayliss, David Bedward, Linda Biggs, Barry Birch, Melanie Bird, Wayne Bolger, Dominic Bradburn, Roger Brown, Sonny Burke, Jim Burke Matthew Caine, Joanne Cartwright, Paul Cash, Rachel Clarke, Michelle Clenton, Hilary Craddock, Darren Cookson, Stuart Cresswell, Dean Cumberledge, Chloe Dolman, Carl Eades, Dianne Edwards, John Elwell, Craig Fielding, Matthew Ford, Valerie Fordham, Stephanie Green, Richard Green, Billy Guy, Veronica Hall, Jason Harlow, Victoria Harris, Margaret Haynes, Linda Heminsley, Wayne Hewitt, David Hill, Heather Hill, Christopher Hollis, Ian Hollis, Carla Holloway, Lloyd Holyhead, Lisa Horton, Nicola Horton, Richard Horton, Brian Howarth, Stuart Humphries, Peter Illidge, Marilyn Jackson, Mark James, Andrew Jones, Leslie Jones, Jane Lawson, John Leach, Paul Lever, Michael Matthews, Clive Mason, Debra Mayer, John Michalejik (West), Louise Moody, Trevor Moore, Phillip Nash, Rachel O’Connor, Nina Pearson, Michelle Perks, Paul Piatt, Nicholas Palmer, Emma Powis, Julie Price, Nigel Pritchard, Claire Reeves, Emma Reynolds, Helen Ridgway, Alan Roden, Yvonne Roe, Louise Rudge, Veronica Russell, Neil Sambrook, Susan Saunders, Kellie Selvey, Joanne Skelding, Richard Sleigh, Jenny Smith, Christopher Sprague, Peter Stallard, Carol Stevens, Lee Stewart, Richard Swain, Carl Taylor, Billy Vine, Susan Walker, Hayley Webb, Margaret Westwood, Adrian Whitehouse, Christian White, Victoria Whitmore, Nicola Willetts, Mark Williams, Janine Woodley, Claire Woollaston, Rebecca Woolley.
REQUESTS David Whitehouse of Canada emails ‘I am looking to make contact with the family of Frederick and Enid Russell (nee Whitehouse) or anyone who might know Enid.’
RESPONSES Our researcher Jean has traced the Bernard Hassall for Neil Benton by finding his birthdate as 15 Feb 1899 and has now passed on his registered death to Neil.
NEW PHOTOGRAPHS A photograph emailed in from John Harper of himself and his cousin John Turner in 1952 with the comment ‘It was taken in the back yard of my Aunt and Uncles’ house, Constance & Laurence Turner. Their house was on a corner somewhere on the main road through Cheslyn Hay and had a small cafe or tea room at the front and I was told that the local ‘bobby’ used to pop in for a cuppa quite often!’ £1 per 7×5 Photographic Print.
WHAT HAPPENED THIS WEEK 50/100 YEARS AGO by Mike Belcher
28th July 1966 A Cheslyn Hay Parish councillor alleged at a meeting last week that children in the local infant’s school could not be educated properly because of overcrowding and understaffing.
28th July 2016 Through the medium of the Advertiser and Courier full details of three relatives of Humphrey Wolloxall who lives in Canada, have been traced.
29th July 1916 Abraham Barker and Phoebe Barker, Station Street Cheslyn Hay, on a serious charge.
29th July 1916 Joseph Turner, Station Street
THIS WEEK’S MYSTERY PHOTOGRAPH MYS 23 Harrison, Cheslyn Hay, was summoned with details of the case.’s football team during the 1950s with only Frank Lockett (standing 2nd from left) and the trainer, Arthur Lockett (8th) named. Can be viewed either on our website www.chdlhs.co.uk or on our Facebook Page.
WHAT’S IN OUR ARCHIVES The final 71 names are listed in alphabetical order, on the petition to the Licensing Justices requesting licensed premises in Upper Landywood at the address of Fern Cottage dated 10th February 1908, as referred to last week.