Heath Hayes

In 1570 Heath Hayes was known as ‘Hethhey’ (heathy enclosure(s) [The Oxford Names Companion]

Heath Hayes, 1m E of Cannock, lies adjacent to the north side of Watling Street (A5). It takes its name from a farm called Heath Hayes, now confusingly called Farm Grange. The settlement is largely modern. The church of St John the Evangelist was built in 1902. Tom LUNN of Stafford Street, Heath Hayes, was Wolverhampton Wanderers’ goalkeeper when they won the FA Cup in 1978. [A Guide to STAFFORDSHIRE & THE BLACK COUNTRY THE POTTERIES & THE PEAK – Michael RAVEN 2004]

Learn all about the coal mining industry on the Cannock Chase with the Cannock Chase Mining Historical Society

Do you have ancestors from Heath Hayes? You may find one or two of them on this website

Did you teach, or were you a student at Heath Hayes School? Then you may find yourself on one of these photographs

Learn all you want at Heath Hayes Library

The Church of England website for Saint John's Church

The history of Saint John’s Church

The B F H G has photographed and transcribed all the names on the Heath Hayes War Memorial