Cheslyn Hay History Society Newsletter 27th January 2019


Our Speakers night is this Thursday 31st January at 7.30pm in the Main Hall, Salem Methodist Church, Cheslyn Hay. Admission £1 including refreshments.  We are welcoming Keith Hodgkins who is giving a talk entitled  “Beers & Breweries of the Black Country”. 

Our Salem Base

Our Salem Base is open from  9am – 2pm every Tuesday

What Happened This Week 50/100 years ago…by Mike Belcher

The local newspapers for January and February 1969 are unfortunately missing but we will try to find some local news articles from other papers.

23rd January 1953 Cannock Chase Courier

Details of the Cheslyn Hay Over 60’s Club Meeting.

Postbag……. Library Service at Cheslyn Hay

 E. Carter Leader of Great Wyrley boys club and county youth committee representative giving his response on the history of the Cheslyn Hay library.

25th January 1919 Cannock Chase Courier

Cheslyn Hay Bowling Club Presentations of the Cheslyn Hay Senior Bowling Club at the Red Lion Hotel together with all names.

25th January 1919 Chat from Cheslyn Hay
The members and friends of Salem Church experienced a two days successful Bazaar including prize winners of the Billiards Tournament.
On Saturday the local Institute football team journeyed to Bloxwich, to meet All Saints Club in a friendly match. Result and goalscorers.


Dr. Ken Williams and Family by Peter Cadman Memories part 2

More details including Tim and Philip Perks, Ian Scott, Gordon Larger Joe and Eunice Cadman, Fred and Nora Scott, Dr. Ken and Dorothy Williams,Chris Jervis and Sue Jervis (now Whitehouse).

General News

One of our long standing members Tony Bibb has sadly passed away this week, his funeral arrangements will be announced in the newsletter as soon as we have the details. We would like to send our condolences to his family on behalf of the History Society and all our members.

Replies to

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.