Cheslyn Hay Local History Society Newsletter 10th November 2019

Events   Its our Christmas Chat n Char this Thursday 14th November
Due to the general election we had to cancel our Christmas Chat n Char party on the 12th December. Bring your pennies on 14th November and we will have our Christmas Party early, Parliament isn’t going to stop us have a good time.

Remembrance Sunday
This Remembrance Sunday at the 11th hour we are remembering everyone who gave their lives fighting for their country the 57 men on our War Memorial who died in the Great War, also to the memory of the men who gave their lives in the Second World War 1839-1945
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  6th November 1969  Members of Cheslyn Hay Wesley Guild reminisced with headmaster of their village school, Mr. J. R. Martin, when he gave a talk last week entitled “those were the days”.
6th November 1969  Swimming Supervisor Mr. Ernest Carter has retired. Story of his life and achievements.

Cannock Chase Courier  8th November 1919  War Work Record.  Watch has accomplished value of communal kitchens
8th November 1919  Thomas Lockett, of Cheslyn Hay, who failed to appear at the last court, was brought up on a warrant.  Full details.

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