Cheslyn Hay Local History Society Newsletter 21st April 2019

Events.. Our AGM is on 25th April 2019 Main Hall, Salem Methodist Church 7.00pm refreshments will be served during the evening, following the AGM we will be having a Talk on the “Burghley House and Leicester Trips

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

Rogers Trips 2019
Due to a cancellation we now have 3 tickets available for Thursday 16th May to Burghley House,  Stamford, Lincolnshire. We will be leaving the Salem Chapel, Cheslyn Hay at 8am. The cost will be £26 per head all inclusive , Coach, House ,Gardens and Deer park.
We have a few seats left for our next trip to Leicester the resting place of Richard III  on Thursday 18th July. The cost will be £10 for the coach and if you would like to visit the Cathedral an extra £3.
Both trips will leave the Salem, High Street, Cheslyn Hay at 8am
Could all monies for our first trip of the year on Thursday 16th May to Burghley House,  Stamford, be paid by Tuesday 30th April 2019

What Happened This Week 50/100 years ago by Mike Belcher
Cannock Advertiser  17th April 1969
Annual Ladies’ Day at the Salem Church, Cheslyn Hay on Sunday.  Full details.

17th April 1969  Story of the Cheslyn Hay Working Men’s Club holding a Bonnet Parade at Easter. The funeral took place last week of Mr. Leonard Mills of 33, Station Street, Cheslyn Hay, with details of his life.

17th April 1969  Information on the second time in two years, a party from Hawkins Sports Football Club visiting Belgium, where they played a friendly game with one of the Continental teams.  
Cannock Chase Courier  19th April 1919
The annual meeting of the Cheslyn Hay Parish Council was held on Wednesday with the election of Chairman, Vice Chairman and the overseers.

19th April /1919  Isaiah Hayden Pearson, and Albert Pearson, of Cheslyn Hay, were charged with using threats towards Bertha Pearson.  Full details of the court case.
19th April 1919  Chat from Cheslyn Hay
The Sunday School Anniversary in connection with the Primitive Methodist Church was celebrated on Sunday.
Mr. Joseph Lockett, an old resident of High Street, passed away on Friday, at the age of 65 years.
On Monday evening there was a notice in a shop window.  “Cigarettes and Tobacco “For Sale” and hundreds of packets were disposed of in a very short time.
More than ordinary interest is being manifested in the Football Match on Good Friday on the Barn Flat Ground, between the local Institute Club and Discharged Soldiers.  The latter will be strongly represented by many prominent players.

Post from our Facebook page

In our Newsletter  dated 7th April 2019  we reported on the death of Lance Corporal Thomas Noden  and on our facebook page Clare Jones commented on the Nodens which prompted a 70 year old memory of Clare herself from Mike Shorter.

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