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What Happened This Week 50/100 years ago…by Mike Belcher
Due to Covid Restrictions we have been unable to continue our research of the newspapers at the local libraries, to avoid disappointment we are including reports from previous years where possible.
The Cannock Chase Courier 24th April 1953 The monthly meeting of Cheslyn Hay Parish Council was delayed because of the Sunday school scholars practising their anniversary hymns.
Eisteddfod Entries at Cheslyn Hay and district third annual eisteddfod at Salem schools were slightly smaller than last year, but the quality of the exhibits in the handicraft section, and the performances in the music and elocution sections was well maintained. Full story with all the Prize Winners named in the Solo Singing, Under 9 years, 9-12 Years, 13-16 Years & 17-21 Years and likewise for the Bible Reading, Pianoforte, Embroidery, Knitting, Woodwork, Metalwork and Photography.
Cannock Adverister and Courier 23rd April 1921 Births to Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Devereux, of “Sherford”, Cheslyn Hay, a son.
Cheslyn Hay Bowling Green opened. Full story.
Cheslyn Hay Parish Council The annual meeting of the Cheslyn Hay Parish Council was held. Full details including Election of Officials and discussions re the Library, Allotment Rents and the War Savings Committee.
23rd April 1921 A meeting of the school managers and Parish Councillors was held at the Council Schools to consider what should be done for the children with reference to providing food for them and the coal shortage problem.
Mr James Kingston was appointed captain of the Cheslyn Hay Fire Brigade in succession to Mr. Fred J. Altree. Full story.