Cheslyn Hay Local History Society Newsletter 12th September 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.
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We are very pleased to announce that Lesley Smith, the very popular historian, will be appearing as Katharine of Aragon on Thursday October 14th at 7.30 pm at the Salem schoolroom. Entry will be strictly  ticket only and we have only 10 left for sale. Tickets are just £8 Please ring Malcolm on 07794 418295 to reserve.

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

Birmingham Daily Post  7 September 1971  Details of the Cannock Urban Council considering a fifth village in its local government reorganisation proposals.

Staffordshire Advertiser  10 September 1921  The Cheslyn Hay Madrigal Society has appointed its officials for the coming winter season.  Full details.

Cannock Courier & Advertiser  10th September 1921
At a meeting of the Relief Committee it was decided to hold the open-air concert, postponed from August 7th on Sunday evening September 18th.

Story of the Talbot Bowling Competition held this week with names and scores included.

The financial result of the recent Football Carnival was £24 and will be handed over to the hospitals..

Part Five of the Mercia the ancient Kingdom of Central England by Peter Cadman

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