Cheslyn Hay Local History Society Newsletter – 22nd December 2019

Merry Christmas to all our Members

Events

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Our Salem Base

Our Salem Base is open from  9am – 2pm every Tuesday
We are open as usual this Tuesday ,Christmas Eve, unfortunately due to maintenance in the Salem Hall on Tuesday 31st December we will be closed.  See you all in the New Year

What Happened This Week 50/100 years ago…by Mike Belcher

Cannock Advertiser  17th December 1969 Details of the Cheslyn Hay William Baxter Schools Christmas party.
17th December 1969    Christmas for needy children with a toy service held at Cheslyn Hay Salem on Sunday.
17th December 1969  The Wesley Guild held Antiques Evening with old photographs and curios.

17th December 1969  Cheslyn Hay Bowls Club’s Awards Night listing all finalists in all competitions.
17th December 1969  After meeting at Cheslyn Hay Community Centre for many years the villages Over 60’s Club has changed its headquarters to Salem Church Lecture Room.  Full details.
Cannock Courier  20th December 1919  Messrs. Blencowe’s Brewery, applied to the magistrates for sanction to alter and enlarge the premises known as the New Inns, Station Street, Cheslyn Hay.

Memories of Peter Cadman, reprinted from Newsletter December 2010, with his experiences of delivering the Christmas post in 1968 mentioning many of the Cheslyn Hay characters from that era.

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