Cheslyn Hay Local History Society Newsletter 28th February 2021

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

Cannock Advertiser  25th February 1971  The funeral of Mr. W. E. Hemingsley of 39. Littlewood Lane, Cheslyn Hay,with details.

25th February 1971   Also details of he funeral of Mrs. Evelyn Kendall, of 23, Hill Street.

25th February 1971  Story of three supporters of Hednesford Football Club killed on their way home from a Midland Football Cup match between Stafford Rangers and Hednesford.

Cannock Chase Advertiser &Courier  26th February 1921 Details of the collection taken at the Working Men’s Club in aid of the Wolverhampton Eye Infirmary.

Also at the meeting of the West Midland Federation of the Working Men’s Clubs held at Birmingham Mr. F. J. Altree was elected on the executive committee.
And on Monday evening a meeting took place at the Council Schools in connection with the work of “After Care”.

26th February 1921 A grand concert was  given by the Cheslyn Hay Madrigal Society in the Salem Schools on Thursday evening.  Full details of the evening.

26th February 1921  Details of a property sale in The Lot by public auction by W E Boot and Son.

26th February 1921 Story of the Cheslyn Hay Working Men’s Club outlining the splendid ideas and objects for which it was founded at a meeting this week.

PART IV of Peter Cadman’s ‘Fleas and Fire’.

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