Cheslyn Hay Local History Society Newsletter – 13th December 2020

Our Salem Base  is still closed due to Covid restrictions .

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

Cannock Advertiser  10th December 1970  Story of a sponsored walk from the Cheslyn Hay Boy’s Brigade.

10th December 1970  Details of the Cheslyn Hay Salem Methodist Church first toy fair.

Cannock Advertiser   11th December 1920  Civic Day at Cheslyn Hay to make a special appeal on behalf of the hospitals.  Full story of attendees and various amounts of monies raised.
11th December 1920
  Fatal Burning Accident of Doris Bessie Smith (18) at Rosemary Tileries.  Full story with witness statements.

11th December 1920  Details of the Cheslyn Hay Choir Concert at the Salem School.

Further to “Trevor’s Trivia”  Peter Cadman has written about his Cricketing memories on the village of which he and his family have been heavily involved in for many years together with the actual score book from the 1920s.

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