Cheslyn Hay Local History Society Newsletter – 22nd August 2021

Salem Base
Our opening hours are reduced 10.00 am until 1.00 pm. to allow time for us to provide a covid safe environment
We are providing hand sanitizer at the entrance and we would urge all visitors to use it. The wearing of facemasks will not be compulsory but we would encourage visitors to consider wearing a face mask to help protect themselves and other visitors. 

Speakers Evening
On Thursday 26th August 7.30pm we will be welcoming Steve Geale who will be entertaining us with a talk ‘Tudor Indiscretions’. Entrance will be £1 including light refreshments.

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

Cannock Chase Advertiser  21 August 1971  Road Check Found Faults on Lorry of Calf Heath driver
Cannock Chase Courier & Advertiser

20th August 1921  Court case involving Thomas Wheeler and Margaret Wheeler of Station Street, Cheslyn Hay.  Full details.

20th August 1921  Story of a committee independent of the Parish Council, is undertaking the arrangements for the Hospital Fete following dispute.
Details of the Cheslyn Hay Cricket Club’s successful season.

Full story of the memorial service held at the Salem church and the unveiling of the War Memorial.

20th August 1921  Cheslyn Hay Parish Council meeting with a dispute over the street lighting.

Part Four of the Mercia the Ancient Kingdom of Central England by Peter Cadman

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