Cheslyn Hay History Society Newsletter 7th April 2019

Events  The theme for Roger’s Chat n Char this Thursday is “The Fab Four” starting at 10am in the Salem as usua

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

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

Cannock Advertiser 2nd April 1969  Cheslyn Hay funeral of Mr. Albert Edward Simpson of 9, Littlewood Lane, Cheslyn Hay.  Full details.

2nd April 1969  Building on the new Hawkins Sports and Social Club is now nearing completion.
2nd April 1969  The owners of the newly opened ladies fashion shop in Cheslyn Hay called the “The Bird Cage” have launched their shop with a ‘bang’.  Full story.Cannock Chase Courier 5th April 1919  During the week a ballot was taken for a War Memorial and discussions of what form the Memorial should take are now taking place.               On Wednesday evening Mr. W. C. Thackergave a performance at the Picture Palace for the benefit of Mr. J. Perry’s fund.
Newspaper researched by Dave Washington

It was reported in the Staffordshire Advertiser that The War office had notified Mr and Mrs Noden, of Holly Bush, Saredon, that their son Lance Corporal Thomas Noden, a single man who was reported wounded and missing on March 26th the previous year must have died on that date or since.
General News
   We send all our best wishes to two of our members Richard and Betty Hackett who celebrated their Pearl Wedding Anniversary last week, 30 happy years together.


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