Cheslyn Hay Local History Society Newsletter – 5th July 2020

Looking Back by Malcolm Podmore  Humorous memories of life on the village in the 1960s mentioning Mac Wootton, Albert Thacker, Meanley’s, Mrs Rogers, Phil Chew, Reg Kingston, Jan Bowen etc.

Salem Church Will Be 165 Years Old on Saturday 11th  July 2020     In place of the planned celebrations we will be selling cakes and goodies on the car park, including hand made re-usable masks. Social distancing will be adhered to. Unfortunately there will be no access to the church building during this event. 

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

Cannock Advertiser 2/7/1970
Annual Sports Day at Cheslyn Hay Primary School naming all the winners and all the events.

2nd July 1970  Story of the Cheslyn Hay Colliers Arms dominoes team finally lifting the Cannock and District Dominoes League title.
Cannock Chase Courier  3rd July 1920
  Chat from Cheslyn Hay
Details and results of a new cup presented for competition amongst four local football clubs.
Mr. Fred Altree was heartily congratulated when the cricket team returned to the headquarters after achieving a record performance.
3rd July 1920 Details of the cricket match Cheslyn Hay v Hilton

Cheslyn Hay Quiz…  Answers to last week quiz.

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