Cheslyn Hay Local History Society Newsletter – 6th December 2020

Our Salem Base
I have been asked when will be reopening our Salem base,  unfortunately due to Staffordshire being placed in a high tier we will be unable to meet socially for the foreseeable future. Please take care till we can meet up again. 

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

Cannock Advertiser  3rd December 1970   Story of the Cheslyn Hay greengrocer and local character Mr. Harry Bate retiring from his business.

3rd December 1970  Details of the musical evening at the Cheslyn Hay Wesley Guild, Cheslyn Hay.

3rd December 1970  Cheslyn Hay Primary School annual Christmas Fair with all the stallholders and helpers named.

Cannock Advertiser  4th December 1920  Full details of the Cheslyn Hay Primitive Methodist Church annual missionary services.

4th December 1920  Match report of the Cheslyn Hay United versus Aldridge Albion in the Wednesbury Charity Cup.

4th December 1920  The memorial service for the late Mr. George Pearson with story of his life and career.  

Trevor’s Trivia     A ‘follow up’ to last week’s article mentioning the background to Cheslyn Hay cricket teams, tennis, badminton and foxhunting and the connections to Moons Lane, Bown’s farmSalem ChurchGrassmere Court and Zion Close.

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