Cheslyn Hay Newsletter 17th March 2019

Events
No Events this week. We had an excellent turnout to last weeks Chat N Char with almost 40 visitors.
Our Salem Base
Our Salem Base is open from 9am – 2pm every Tuesday
Membership Renewal
Annual Membership is now due for renewal
Membership is on a per household basis @£5 per annum (1st April to 31st March)
If you would like your newsletter posted instead of emailed there is an extra charge of £7

Replies
Carrying on from our post in the newsletter of 3rd march 2019 regarding the Brough Family Organisation
Peter Cadman has emailed that he has traced his Brough ancestors back to Leek in Staffordshire in 1572.
What Happened This Week 50/100 years ago…by Mike Belcher
13th March 1969 Cannock Advertiser
Glancing Back to March 4 1944
At the annual meeting of Cheslyn Hay Working Men’s Club it was decided to award £10 each year to the local schools and provide prizes for the children of members of the club.
Cheslyn Hay Wesley Guild
13th March 1969
It was home mission week at last week’s meeting of Cheslyn Hay Wesley Guild, with Mr. B. Kingston in the chair.
Cheslyn Hay Over 60’s Club
13th March 1969
Mrs. D. Smith, Chairman, presided over a very good attendance at last week’s meeting of Cheslyn Hay Over 60’s Club with guest speaker Mr. I. Walker.

15th March 1919 Cannock Chase Courier
Chat from Cheslyn Hay
On Saturday afternoon last quite a good number accompanied the local Institute football team to Stafford where a match was played. A very regrettable incident occurred when Tom Goodman got his leg broken in two places.
The members of the Working Men’s Club appeared to take much interest in the annual election of officers last week. Mr. W. Hall was re-elected as President with 90 votes with full details of the seven vacancies on the Committee from 26 nominations.
Cheslyn Hay Permanent War Memorial
15th March 1919
On Monday evening the Cheslyn Hay Permanent War Memorial Committee, decided to take a ballot of the inhabitants on the question voting on five separate suggestions.

General News
Paul Harper
who was our local butcher, Lotes, Cross Street has sadly passed away this week, we would like to send our condolences to his family.
suewashington.cheslynhayhistory@btinternet.com

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