Cheslyn Hay Local History Society Newsletter 13rd June 2021

Cheslyn Hay Local History Society Newsletter 13rd June 2021

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  14th May 1955  Story of the Sunday school anniversary services held at Salem Methodist Church.

Cannock Advertiser & Courier  11th June 1921
Cheslyn Hay and Great Wyrley  The committee appointed for providing meals for the children is happily sustaining its work thanks to generous subscriptions.  Full story.

The Bowling Tournament was concluded on the Working Men’s Club Green with full details.

11th June 1921  Story of the Joint Small Pox Hospital Committee of the Cannock Rural and Urban District agreed to purchase two huts to be erected at Cheslyn Hay, as a Small Pox Hospital but Cheslyn Hay heartily objected to the small pox hospital being placed in its midst.

11th June 1921  A large gathering assembled at The Green, Cheslyn Hay, to hear Mr. Abrahamson, the Liberal candidate.  Full details.

CHESLYN HAY WATERWORKS   Part one – Story of the Inception by Graham Parker.

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