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Chadsmoor is an area within Cannock Chase district in the County of Staffordshire. Originally a mining area, Chadsmoor is now home to a diverse and active community.

The Chadsmoor Local History Society, is a non-profit making organisation founded to promote an understanding of the history of the area and share this information with others.

This new website has been created to let people know about the activities of the Society, the first of which has been the building of a memorial to commemorate those members of the community who gave their lives during the First and Second World Wars. Please see the News and Events Section for more details of this project.

ABOUT

Chadsmoor Local History Society was formed in October 2014. Its aims and objectives are set out below:

  • To promote an understanding of the history of the area and share this information with others.
  • To promote an interest in the area’s heritage and to encourage research.
  • Provide genealogical information on families who have lived here.
  • Hold photographs and historical documents to record and investigate the social history of the area.
  • Support and promote the Society website and form links with associated groups.
  • Hold regular discussion evenings and invite guest speakers on relevant topics.
  • Set up an appropriate Membership scheme for the non-profit-making organisation.

COMMITTEE OFFICERS

The following Society Committee Officers of the have been elected:

President – Mr Jesse Brough
Chair – Councillor Muriel Davis
Vice Chairman – Mr Eric Johnson
Honorary Secretary – Mr Jon Keeling
Treasurer – Mr Albert Hargreaves
Research – Councillor Derek Davis
Press – Mr Scott Smith
Website – Mr Mark Davis and James Allsopp

Three other members have also been elected to serve alongside the officers on the committee.