Cheslyn Hay Local History Society Newsletter 8th March 2020

The theme for Roger’s Chat n Char this Thursday 12th March  is “Drinking Smoke” starting at 10am in the Salem as usual.

Rogers Trip 14th May  SOLD OUT
This year we are visiting  Stokesay Castle and Ludlow on Thursday 14th May 2020 leaving from  Salem, High Street, Cheslyn Hay at 9am.
The cost of trip will be £20.00 including entrance to Stokesay Castle.

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  5th March 1970  Pupils from Great Wyrley and Cheslyn Hay Primary Schools will join forces this Easter, when they go for a week’s holiday on the Isle of Wight. Full story.
5th March 1970  Cannock Dog Show with Miss B Smith, of The Bungalow, Old Landywood Lane, Cheslyn Hay, carrying off many awards.  Full story.

5th March 1970  Dereck Arthur Stanton of Standek Farm, Wolverhampton Road, Cheslyn Hay, pleads guilty in court case.  
Cannock Chase Courier  6th March 1920  William Ansell, Cheslyn Hay, was summoned for assaulting Alfred Barnes.  Full story with witnesses and their statements and a guilty verdict.

6th March 1920 Marriage of Devereux – Deakin at the Congregational Church, Stafford, Lieutenant Clifford Devereux, of Cheslyn Hay, to Fanny Deakin.

6th March 1920  Canadian Wedding of Hosegood – Andrew  at St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Regina, Canada.  Miss Lucy Andrew, and Mr. Rowland Hosegood M.C. an ex-officer of the 28th Battalion and son of Dr. and Mrs. Hosegood of Cheslyn Hay.
6th March 1920  Chat from Cheslyn Hay
A committee was formed at the Working Men’s Club, consisting of members of the Victoria Brass Band, Members of the club and others, to organise a scheme to raise funds for the Wolverhampton Women’s Hospital with details of the collections.
Early on Saturday morning a prominent citizen in the name of Mrs. T. Pearson, of Station Street, passed away. Details of his life and funeral.

6th March 1920  Cheslyn Hay woman frightened of her husband.  Lily Parkes, of Cheslyn Hay, made an application for a separation order against her husband, Albert Jaz Parkes, of Saredon Road, Cheslyn Hay, on account of his ill-treatment.

Funeral Arrangements of two of our former Members are as follows:
Joan Spooner – Tuesday 10th March 1.45pm at St Marks followed by cremation  3pm at Crematorium
Julian Allen  – Thursday 12th March  11.15am at Bushbury Crematorium (West Chapel) 

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