Our Salem Base
Our Salem Base is open from 9am – 2pm every Tuesday
The theme for Roger’s Chat n Char this Thursday 8th August is “Its a Mystery” starting at 10am in the Salem as usual.
Forthcoming Speakers Night
Thursday 26th September 2019 7.00pm our speaker will be the renown historian Lesley Smith as Queen Elizabeth I, entrance is by ticket only priced at £6 to include light refreshments. Tickets will be available from Malcolm Podmore 07794418295 or Roger Moore 01785 212412
Diary of Events
Speakers night held in Main Hall, Salem, High Street, Cheslyn Hay, Last Thursday of the Month 7.30pm (unless otherwise stated)
29th August 2019 “One Man and his Work Part 2 by Robert Bowers
26th September 2019 7pm Elizabeth I by Lesley Smith Entrance by ticket only price £6
Saturday 6th October 2019 Annual Exhibition, Village Hall, Pinfold Lane, Cheslyn Hay 10am to4pm
31st October 2019 “The Great War Camps of Cannock Chase” by Trevor Warburton.
28th November 2019 “Have Bell – Will Yell” by Martin Wood – Shrewsbury Town Crier
December – no speakers night
Chat n Char
Held in Main Hall, Salem, High Street, Cheslyn Hay 2nd Tuesday in the month 10am
What Happened This Week 50/100 years ago…by Mike Belcher
Cannock Advertiser 31st July 1969 A ferret raided a pen at Cheslyn Hay on Sunday and killed 90 turkey chicks. Full details.
31st July 1969
Story of the 50 years of married life of Mr & Mrs Fred Holloway.
31st July 1969 Funeral at Cheslyn Hay of Mrs. Kathleen Alice Mansell and details of her life.
Cannock Chase Courier 2nd August 1919
Major O. C. Hawkins entertained old comrades at Cheslyn Hay on the grounds of Glenthorne. Full story.
2nd August 1919 Children of the Great Wyrley and Cheslyn Hay schools have been granted an extra week’s holiday in commemoration of the signing of peace.
2nd August 1919 Sale of Furniture of Cheslyn Hay House at Wedges Mills, Near Cannock of the late Mrs. Fanny Bill. Full details.
Old Newspapers Researched by Dave Washington
Staffordshire Advertiser 2nd August 1919 Teaching of cookery in Cheslyn Hay is to be suspended until more suitable accommodation is obtained.