Cheslyn Hay Local History Society Newsletter 28th April 2019

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.

2 thoughts on “Cheslyn Hay Local History Society Newsletter 28th April 2019

  1. Can someone please give me a call on07703411134 so that I can renew my membership oor send me you phone number so that I can call you. Many thanks Chris Kelsall

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