Cheslyn Hay Local History Society Newsletter 28th April 2019
No events this week
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 24th April 1969 A new site for the Cheslyn Hay William Baxter Special Day School has been found in Belt Road, Hednesford. Full details.
24th April 1969 Details of the three local nominations for the vacant seat on Cannock Rural District Council caused by the resignation of Mr. H. Roberts, of Saredon Road, Cheslyn Hay.
Cannock Chase Courier 26th April 1919 Story of the marriage between Mr. Thomas Weaver, of Bridgford, Near Stafford, and Miss Constance Mureena Hackett, of Cheslyn Hay.
26th April 1919 Chat from Cheslyn Hay
On Thursday evening last week, Mr. Geo. Horton presided over the Annual Meeting of the Talbot Bowling Club. On Thursday evening Mr. S. H. Harvey presided over a meeting of the James Perry Fund.
Full details given for both occasions.
We had an enquiry on our facebook page asking when Glenthorne Primary School Cheslyn Hay opened. Peter Cadman’s wife Carolyne replied with all the information and Dave Washington has found the adverts dated 25th April 1969 advertising jobs ready for the school opening in September 1969. All are listed with salaries.