What Happened This Week 50/100 years ago…by Mike Belcher
Cannock Advertiser 7th January 1971 Annual Sunday School Party at the Salem Church Hall Cheslyn Hay.
7th January 1971 Details of the New Year’s Social of the Cheslyn Hay and Featherstone Old Time Dancing class.
7th January 1971
Green Belt gap between Cannock, Cheslyn Hay and Great Wyrley “island” vital as claimed at an appeal to an inspector for the Secretary of State for the environment by Standek Properties Ltd. against the refusal by Cannock Rural District Council to give planning permission for housing development on land on the south side of Dundalk Lane and Moons Lane junction. Full story.
Cannock Adverister and Courier 8th January 1921 Details of the victory for Cheslyn Hay United over Cheslyn Hay Villa in one of the finest games witnessed on the Barn Flat Ground in the Penkridge Cup.
Also a football match is being arranged in the township between the Institute past and present players for charitable objects naming the players available.
Trevor’s Trivia Responses
Interesting information from recent items, including Albert Potts, Maxie Potts, Albert Pee, and Shirley’s fish and chip shop plus another Jellyman story.
I have received a request from Tony Jones of “Friends of Littleton Colliery” who is researching into all the deaths of miners recorded from Littleton Colliery Cannock Staffs. If anyone can help with any information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org