What Happened This Week 50/100 years ago…by Mike Belcher
Cannock Advertiser 19th March 1970 Story of Mr. J. Stevenson disturbing burglars breaking into his chemist’s shop after drugs.
19th March 1970 In Memorium
Blurton (Edith) – Treasured memories of a dear wife and mom, died March 23 1965 from husband George, daughter Beryl and grandson Michael.
19th March 1970 Details of the success of the Cheslyn Hay Coffee Box with details of the events and committee members and helpers.
19th March 1970 Bert Walker of 12, Wesley Avenue, Cheslyn Hay, recalling his lifetime of his bowling successes from 1928 to 1966.
No reports for Cheslyn Hay this week in 1920
Newspapers researched by Dave Washington
Staffordshire Advertiser 20th March 1920 Excerpt from Cannock Rural Council Meeting Report with a complaint from Mr E J Pearson and a report from Mr J T H Hall (Sanitary Inspector) of overcrowding at Landywood where in a house of three bedrooms, two of which were small, 16 people were living with husband and wife and 8 children and man and wife and 4 children with 2 more children expected.
Suspension of services due to Coronavirus including Staffordshire Record Office, the William Salt Library and the Lichfield History Access Point will all close from 00.01 on Monday 23 March 2020 and the service will be suspended until further notice.
All of the City of Wolverhampton Council’s cultural venues including The Archives will close from Friday 20th March until further notice.
All of our own scheduled events at the Cheslyn Hay & District Local Histroy Society for the coming months have been postponed until further notice and we will look at re-scheduling as many of these as possible for a later date. If you have purchased a ticket for any of our forthcoming events you will be refunded