Cheslyn Hay Local History Society Newsletter – 26th April 2020

Events  We are pleased to confirm that we have been able to rebook Lesley Smith for 2021.  She will now be appearing as Katharine of Aragon on Thursday 24th June 2021.

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

Cannock Advertiser  23rd April 1970  Story of Edward Chattoe of Cheslyn Hay who achieved a notable award for his Bob-a-Job week contribution.
 23rd April 1970   A belated Christmas party for the children of Cheslyn Hay Salem Sunday School.  Full story with prize winners of the Fancy Dress competition.
23rd April 1970  Details of the funeral of Mr. William Harold Moorcroft of 113, Station Street, Cheslyn Hay.

23rd April 1970  Story of the retirement of Councillors Dennis Brough and Ralph Edmunds.
Cannock Courier  This Weeks Edition in 1920 is Missing from the Archives

Newspapers researched by Dave Washington

Birmingham Daily Post  22nd April 1970     Details of meeting of the Birmingham Emergency Locums Ltd. after a complaint from a residents association at Landywood near Cannock of delays when weekend and doctors answer some emergency calls. The executive council has authorized the service for another three months, and a final decision will be made then. 

Vikings by Peter Cadman   Continued from last week.

General News   We would like to wish Hazel a resident of Pinfold House, Cheslyn Hay a very Happy Birthday, 100 years young today (25th April). Best wishes from all the village.    

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