Cheslyn Hay Local History Society Newsletter – 10th October 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.
There will be no Chat n Cha this week because we will be preparing the hall for our Speaker Lesley Smith the very popular historian who will be appearing as Katharine of Aragon 7.30 pm at the Salem schoolroom.
Entry is strictly ticket only please ring Malcolm on 07794 418295 for all enquires.

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

Birmingham Daily Post  4 October 1971  Report of the Brereton Celtic and Cheslyn Hay match in the Cannock and Rugeley Youth League.

FINDEL ENGINEERING of Landywood Lane issuing a statement re the modernisation of the premises for The Portman Building Society.

Cannock Chase Courier  8th October, 1921
Story of the Harvest Festival Services at Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Church together with the Harvest Social that followed on Monday evening.

The Cheslyn Hay Ladies’ Football Team are to play a match against Cradley Heath at their ground.

Details of both the Landywood and Cheslyn Hay School Teams playing well in the newly constituted Schools Association League including results againstCentral Schools ‘A’ and the Chadsmoor National School.

Appeals are being made in England, America and throughout Europe for the starving children of Russia and details of the Salem’s Sunday School Children support.

Details of the meeting of the Cannock Urban District Council where the Omnibus Committee had considered the provision of a motor omnibus service for Cheslyn Hay.

At the weekly meeting of the Landywood Guild an interesting lecture on “Memories” was heard.

Wednesday was the hottest October day on record.

Full report of the Cheslyn Hay Villa match against Walsall Wood Colliery at the Athletic Ground, Coppice Lane, Cheslyn Hay.

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